Emirates’ new Rio de Janeiro service from June 1 will be operated by the newly-refurbished B777-200LR.
May 4, 2019 : Emirates has signed a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil for domestic services in Brazil.
The agreement will offer Emirates passengers more choice to travel to and from Brazil with minimum connection times to destinations in Emirates’ global network such as Japan, Australia and India amongst others.
“We are pleased to establish a partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil providing our passengers with increased choice, flexibility and ease of connection to different cities within Brazil. We continuously invest in providing more benefits to our customers. With our award-winning product and strong partners in Brazil, we look forward to continue supporting the country’s growing inbound tourist numbers and business trade opportunities,” said Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ divisional senior vice president, strategic planning, revenue optimization and aeropolitical affairs.
Emirates connects its passengers to more than 150 destinations, in 85 countries, across six continents.
Emirates currently serves two Brazil gateways with daily services to Dubai from Sao Paulo, operated by the A380, and Rio de Janeiro, operated by the newly-refurbished Boeing 777-200LR from June 1, 2019. Passengers can also fly to Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile from June 1, onboard the Boeing 777-200LR from Rio de Janeiro.
The codeshare routes are Belem; Belo Horizonte; Brasilia; Campo Grande; Curitiba; Florianopolis; Fortaleza; Goiania; Foz do Iguaçu Falls; Londrina; Manaus; Porto Alegre; Recife; Salvador; Sao Luiz; Vitoria; and Natal.