United787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2708 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1957 times:
Does anyone see Gol becoming the WN or Ryan Air of South America; they already are for Brazil? I would love to see an airline like GOl connect all of South America that way, I really think it could be an amazing thing. Will other countries in South America allow that to happen?
Yeah, I was going to ask about this. If they fly to CCS how will they do it. Seems like Varig will start flying to CCS next week via Manaus. Can the 73G fly non-stop from GRU to CCS? Is it withing GOL's policy?
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LipeGIG From Brazil, joined May 2005, 11438 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1832 times:
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Quoting United787 (Reply 3): Does anyone see Gol becoming the WN or Ryan Air of South America; they already are for Brazil?
You can wait and will see in the near future Gol as the Ryanair of South America. They have huge plans for more flights and their fleet will be 2x bigger than nowadays.
Quoting United787 (Reply 3): I really think it could be an amazing thing. Will other countries in South America allow that to happen?
They can block, but cannot avoid Gol plans. Brazil is a natural hub for South America, and due to the size of the country, Gol could be a strong player at POA (taking care of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile), IGU (Paraguay/Bolivia), BSB (Peru), MAO (Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador) and BEL/MCP among others. Their domestic network is a strong advantage among other airlines.
Quoting 797 (Reply 4): Can the 73G fly non-stop from GRU to CCS? Is it withing GOL's policy?
Yes, it could, but i believe it will be BOG from GIG and CCS from GRU, both with stop at MAO (so you can fly GIG-MAO MAO-CCS). Their kind of service it's not good for a 6 hours flight.
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2travel2know From Panama, joined Apr 2005, 3580 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1710 times:
Quoting Brasuca (Reply 6): LIM via MAO does make sense because we're clearly seeing GOL overhanging MAO as one hub prominent airport:
from LIM to CCS, BOG, MEX, MIA and Brazilian northern cities via MAO.
Isn't MAO too far east if someone travelling between LIM and MIA, MEX, BOG?
Is there that much traffic between LIM and Brazilian northern cities (BEL, SLZ, FOR, NAT, REC, SSA)?