Azul has announced that it will bring Paris – one of the most visited destinations in the world – closer to Brazilians, the company said.
In partnership with the French carrier Aigle Azur, Azul will market nonstop flights from Sao Paulo – Viracopos (Brazil) to Paris (France) starting in July this year.
With unparalleled connectivity at Viracopos airport, the largest domestic hub in Latin America by number of direct destinations, Azul customers from all over Brazil will benefit from a seamless travel experience to Paris and beyond.
Azul and Aigle Azur are waiting for regulatory approvals to sign a codeshare agreement, which will allow both airlines to sell tickets jointly.
Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served, offers 766 daily flights to 104 destinations. With an operating fleet of 122 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the company has a network of 223 non-stop routes as of December 31, 2017. For more information visit www.voeazul.com.br/ir.
Created in 1946, Aigle Azur is the second French airline. The company carries around 2 million passengers each year because of its nearly 300 weekly scheduled flights operated from Lyon, Marseille and Paris. The company owns an exclusive fleet of Airbus aircraft. For seven decades, Aigle Azur has never stopped connecting people, continents and cultures, being faithful to its values of welcome, sharing and conviviality. With flights departing from five French cities, Aigle Azur flies to Algeria, Portugal, Mali (Bamako), Senegal (Dakar), Lebanon (Beirut), Russia (Moscow) and Germany (Berlin).