Operating the leading long-haul route network from Europe, Air France-KLM is continuing to expand in Brazil, a priority market for the Group. The two airlines offer their Brazilian customers the best of their products and an array of specially-tailored services throughout their trip.
Since 31 March 2014, Air France has been offering direct flights to Brasilia, a destination served by three weekly flights. The Company also offers Boeing 777-300 night flights to Rio de Janeiro from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, providing passengers with greater inflight comfort. On board, our Brazilian customers simultaneously benefit from the excellence of service with that unique French touch, and an offering tailored to their specific requirements, with close to 500 Portuguese-speaking staff, plus special products.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is also stepping up its offer in Brazil. In addition to its daily flight to São Paulo, the Dutch airline is developing its services to Rio de Janeiro with a fifth weekly frequency to Rio from Amsterdam-Schiphol since Winter 2013.
As the leading* airline group in Central and South America and the Caribbean, Air France-KLM is serving 26 destinations throughout those regions in the Summer 2015 season, operating over 160 flights a week from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
New connecting opportunities with the Brazilian airline GOL
Since 2009, Air France-KLM and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes have been involved in a partnership that now enables Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to offer their customers an additional 35 destinations in Brazil via Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In February 2014, Air France-KLM and GOL strengthening their partnership by signing a new agreement, which covers, among other things, an extension of existing code-share agreements between the two groups and which will progressively improve connecting opportunities with GOL via Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasilia.
* in terms of seat capacity