Azul publicizes historic growth in Minas Gerais with new worldwide and regional flights – VoeNews – Notícias do Turismo

Airline Expands Connectivity From State, BH Airport, To Caribbean And US As Nicely As Cities Inside Minas Gerais

Sao Paulo, January 26, 2022 – Azul publicizes, this Thursday (26), a historic growth in Minas Gerais. In collaboration with the native authorities, the corporate has simply introduced flights from Belo Horizonte (BH Airport) to Curaçao, within the Caribbean, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, in the USA, in addition to regional connections with the cities of Araxá in Minas Gerais , Divinópolis and São João del Rei. The announcement was made this morning within the state capital, throughout a gathering between Fábio Campos, Azul’s director of institutional and airport relations, with Romeu Zema, governor of Minas Gerais, Herlichy Bastos, director of airport operations and infrastructure of BH, and Andre Rojer, Latin America Director for Curaçao.

In accordance with the corporate, BH Airport – the one worldwide airport within the state – could have one weekly Azul flight to Curaçao and three weekly flights to Fort Lauderdale within the first half of 2023, in addition to each day connections from the capital of Minas Gerais to Araxá and from Campinas to Divinopolis. Within the second half, Azul may even provide two weekly flights from BH airport in Orlando and two weekly flights to São João del Rei, a historic metropolis with colonial structure situated simply 11 km from the internationally famend Tiradentes.

Ticket gross sales begin dates and opening days for brand new worldwide and regional operations will likely be introduced shortly by Azul.

“Due to an settlement with the federal government of Minas Gerais, which believes in air transport as an important service for the event of the state, we’re asserting right here a historic growth of our operations within the area. With these flights, Minas Gerais now has even better visibility inside our community, offering connectivity to Shoppers and firms with the best requirements of security and operational high quality of Brazilian business aviation,” says Fábio Campos. “We’re joyful to see the biggest airline in locations served in Brazil additionally win this title in Belo Horizonte and the area. We’re getting ever nearer to reaching our objective of serving 200 locations in Brazil,” he added.

“The elevated availability of flights and related routes from Minas Gerais helps speed up new enterprise within the state. Moreover, it’s important to advertise tourism, facilitating the entry of nationwide and worldwide guests to the cities of Minas Gerais. Over the previous 12 months, Minas has been the second hottest vacation spot for vacationers in Brazil and the convenience of flights to the state will assist preserve development within the sector,” stated Romeu Zema, governor of Minas Gerais.

Increasing connectivity between Minas Gerais and Brazil and the worldwide market has all the time been a precedence for BH Airport. “We have now a powerful demand for flights, particularly worldwide ones, and we’re all the time involved with the airways. Immediately is a day of celebration for the announcement of the flight to Curaçao and the return of flights to the USA. Moreover, operations inside Minas are nonetheless successful and it’s a large benefit to have connections with Araxá and São João del Rei. We hope to additional strengthen this partnership with Azul and to launch new flights this 12 months”, underlines Herlichy Bastos, Director of Operations and Infrastructure at BH Airport.

“With a fleet as diversified as Azul’s, we’re in a position to serve vital markets and produce them a product acknowledged for its excellence and high quality. Fort Lauderdale and Orlando are already established locations in Azul’s community on flights departing from different airports, akin to Viracopos (SP), Belém, Manaus and Recife. We imagine within the potential of the Minas Gerais market and we’re additionally relying on the success of the flight to Curaçao, a novelty of the Azul community”, concluded Fábio Campos.

With the three new additions, Azul will function in 14 cities of Minas Gerais, which immediately already operates frequently in Belo Horizonte, Uberaba, Juiz de Fora – Zona da Mata, Ipatinga, Montes Claros, Uberlândia, Governador Valadares, Patos de Minas, Varginha , Paracatu and Teofilo Otoni. At BH airport alone, the corporate has a median of 95 each day flights to almost 50 locations in Brazil and overseas.


With greater than 50 nationalities dwelling amongst its 150,000 inhabitants, Curaçao is various when it comes to inhabitants and sights. The particularity of the island makes it really distinctive in comparison with the others within the area. Those that arrive establish with the hospitality and its welcoming individuals. All very “dushi” (which means treasure in Papiamento, the official language).

Sunny Curaçao is situated within the Caribbean Sea, the place different islands that was a part of the Netherlands Antilles are situated, and 60 km off the coast of Venezuela. The capital Willemstad, chosen as a UNESCO World Heritage Web site, has buildings with genuine structure of the Netherlands, creating an ideal steadiness between the European environment and the tropical local weather. The construction of the latest city, impartial since 2010, is worthy of welcoming vacationers from all around the world. The local weather is inviting and even when it rains the quantity may be very low.

“We had a wonderful restoration in tourism actions and we closed 2022 with a development of 106% in comparison with 2019. The island has ready itself for the restoration and immediately we are able to say by means of the numbers that the choice to take care of a presence within the Brazilian market has been very decisive and the direct flight is undoubtedly a fast and constructive response from this market in Curaçao,” says Ruisandro Cijntje, Minister of Financial Improvement of Curaçao.

With the brand new flight from BH Airport, the choices will develop into way more handy for purchasers seeking to spend their holidays within the Caribbean, with these from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Goiânia, Brasilia and Vitória making connections of as much as 1h30 mining terminal. As well as, they are going to journey to this new vacation spot on our Airbus A320, with enhanced onboard consolation and limitless free inflight service, that includes dwell TV and free web.

About Azul

Azul SA (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL) is the biggest airline in Brazil by variety of flights and cities served, with greater than 900 each day flights to greater than 150 locations. With an operational fleet of greater than 160 plane and greater than 14,000 crew members, Azul has greater than 300 direct routes in regional, nationwide and worldwide flights. In 2022, Azul was voted the world’s most punctual airline, in keeping with Cirium’s OnTime Efficiency-OTP Assessment report – the world’s main reference for business operational information. As well as, in 2020, it gained the award for the very best airline on the earth from TripAdvisor Vacationers’ Alternative, being the one Brazilian firm to obtain each awards. For extra data go to

Details about BH airport

The one worldwide airport in Minas Gerais, strategically situated and one of many principal hubs within the nation, serving roughly 50 home and worldwide locations. Since 2014, the terminal has been managed by a concession, shaped by the CCR Group, one of many largest infrastructure concession corporations in Latin America, and by Zurich Airport, supervisor of Zurich airport, the primary aviation hub in Switzerland and regarded among the finest airports on the earth, in addition to Infraero, a state-owned firm with greater than 40 years of expertise in managing airports in Brazil.

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