Increases air connection to Brazil
According to Embratur data, there was also growth of the air network between January and October this year, compared to the same period of 2018
During October this year, the number of flights and seats of the international air network to Brazil increased on the European continent, compared to the same period of 2018. Currently, the country receives 1,107 direct flights from Europe, compared to 1,086 registered in the year. previous.
For the president of Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Institute), Gilson Machado Neto, this is also due to the increased demand for tourists in Brazil, especially by the measures adopted by the Brazilian government to open the country in various sectors, especially tourism.
“As it allows up to 100% foreign capital in Brazilian airlines, specific actions carried out in international markets, in partnership with the airlines, and Embratur promotional campaigns are some of the reasons for this growth. The expansion of international flights is one of the main points of our government agenda, ”said Gilson.
Also according to data from the Embratur Airmail Bulletin, Brazil registered a significant increase, compared to the same period of 2018, for the Northeastern air network (an increase of 11.39% in international flights of 13.35%). seats), Midwest (51.35% increase in international flights and 43.69% in seats) and South (3.63% increase in international flights and 6.56% in seats).
The Brazilian cities that received the most international flights last month are: São Paulo (632 direct international flights); Rio de Janeiro (194); Porto Alegre (39), Brasilia (38), Fortaleza (28) and Recife (23).
Year to date, from January to October 2019, Brazil also registered an increase in the number of flights from the African (1.88% more), Asian (8.81%) and European (2.51%) continents. compared to the same period of 2018. By March 2020, an additional 118 new international flights and additional frequencies to Brazil are planned.