Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4) (NYSE: AZUL) has announced that Belo Horizonte, an Azul hub in Brazil, has added service to Fort Lauderdale, the company said.
With the new connection, Belo Horizonte now has a daily average of 90 connections to 38 destinations, three of which are international: Orlando and Fort Lauderdale in the United States, and Buenos Aires in Argentina.
Cities in the interior of Minas Gerais, especially Ipatinga, Uberlândia, Montes Claros and Uberaba, as well as Rio de Janeiro (Santos Dumont and Galeão), Brasília, Goiânia, Salvador and Vitória, will be the main Brazilian cities with convenient connections to the new Belo Horizonte-Fort Lauderdale flight. In less than nine hours, clients from these regions can take off from Belo Horizonte and land in North America. Additionally, in Fort Lauderdale, Azul, in partnership with United and JetBlue, will offer connections to destinations operated by its partner companies.
Azul S.A. is a large airline company in Brazil with 854 flights per day and 115 destinations. With an operating fleet of 129 airplanes and more than 11,000 employees, as of June 30, 2019, the Company had 225 routes.