|Quoting Fewsolarge (Reply 21):|
Assuming they do hook up tightly with AF, DL and SkyTeam, I would be surprised if they or DL didn't start ATL-BSB. (Naturally, based on connection opportunities on both ends). Another interesting consideration: How attractive will FLL become in comparison to MIA for any potential SkyTeam affiliate in South America?
Fewsolarge, i have to disagree with you. BSB
is a major airport, yes it is. But if you take a more accurate look you will see that BSB
have routes like BSB
, and also BSB
, and many routes to Northeast (specially JJ
). They only connect domestic pax but it's not a strong O&D Market for international flights. I agree with Commavia that only a MIA
flight has market for the US. To Europe, a single LIS
3 times per week flight will take care of demand. Also BSB
is not a touristic or congress destination.
More than 10,000 top salaries on BSB
are in fact people that generally every week come back to its cities (mainly Rio and São Paulo) and they are more than 10% of all BSB
pax. Other 200,000 monthly pax come from MAO
, THE, SLS, FOR
, RBR, PVH, MCP
and other cities to Sao Paulo, Rio and south thru BSB
(due to the lack of non stop flights).
Without them, BSB
is comparable to GIG
and even SSA
I don't expect non stop international flights to BSB
on the next 3 years. Could be one day a BSB