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User currently offlineJrlander From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1105 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 3 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 908 times:

In August I will be arriving and departing from GIG. I am flying Delta. What should expect?

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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 880 times:

It is MD-11 service with a stop in Sao Paulo.


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User currently offlineCopacabana From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 873 times:

Actually they also have non-stop service 3x week from ATL with MD11.


User currently offlineGuerosinfe From Brazil, joined Mar 2001, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 863 times:

GIG is a great airport, modern, easy to walk, you will have no problems here.
Outside take a special taxi, do not take the a normal taxi, or follow the guys that will be there offering cars. You will find some special taxi cabins where it will cost 15-20 dollars from GIG to your hotel, or rent a car.
Enjoy your trip!

GüeroSinFé


User currently offlineJrlander From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 845 times:

We will be taking the MD-11 non-stop service. Does anyone have any pictures of GIG? The airliners.net database had a few, but I would be interested in any you might have.

User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4745 posts, RR: 34
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 834 times:

I wouldnt agree with the comments about GIG being a modern airport at all. It certainly isnt terrible or anything, but modern .... no.

I agree about the Taxi's though, make sure to take one from one of the help desks as opposed to the 300 offers per minute that you will receive.

Jer


User currently offlineGuerosinfe From Brazil, joined Mar 2001, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 3 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 830 times:

When I said that GIG was modern I was talking about the TP2(terminal 2), that you may don't know.
But even the TP1, where DL operate has a modern and spacious design, it's a very nice airport.

This photo of GIG is about 5 or more years old, the TP2 is being constructed, now RG, AF, UA, AA, LH... have their flights there.


GüeroSinFé


User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4745 posts, RR: 34
Reply 7, posted (13 years 3 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 828 times:

I flew with Continental into GIG in January. And when I think of modern airports, I think of CDG, HKG, NRT, EWR. I found GIG to be like a bad 70's movie. That aside, I just loved Brazil, loved the people, loved the food, the weather... the beaches... history etc

Jer


User currently offlineCopacabana From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 3 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 834 times:

Well for sure a modern airport does not nedd to be a huge one! TP2 is brand new and looks much better than MIA Terminals, except from AA´s that´s fantastic!!!!

Anyway, TP1 is a bit old fashioned, late 70/80s i guess, still is quite good!! Very easy to go through! Is way beetr than GRU, extremely busy, confusing and outdated. TP1 and Tp2 just can´t handle the traffic.

copacabana


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