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TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Sat Jun 24, 2006 7:45 am

TAM confirmed in a press release today that they obtained "prime time slots" at LHR and will start flying there on October 28th. Departure in GRU will be at night (23:45), arrival at LHR in the afternoon (13:35). Departure at LHR at night (22:05), arrival at GRU in the morning (7:55).

Source: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060623/spf002.html?.v=15

Edit: added exact departure/arrival times

[Edited 2006-06-24 00:50:59]
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:47 pm

Flight numbers are going to be JJ8084 GRU/LHR and JJ8085 LHR/GRU
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:48 pm

Is this a response to the VARIG situation? I can only assume so, but I may be wrong.

Cheers,
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:56 pm

Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 2):
Is this a response to the VARIG situation? I can only assume so, but I may be wrong.

Sorry feelow but you are wrong. TAM decided to expand its international operations independent of VARIG. TAM will fly to more intl. destinations with or without VARIG.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:26 am

JJMNGR, and probably we can wait to see TAM very soon in FRA and LAX. The best Tam receive from Varig situation is the access to their international flights information. I believe Tam can use the numbers and information (although it's not so complete) for their future plans.
Good to see JJ going to LHR.

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:29 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 4):
probably we can wait to see TAM very soon in FRA

Would be nice if their return was confirmed!  goodvibes 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:32 am

Quoting Aloges (Reply 5):
Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 4):
probably we can wait to see TAM very soon in FRA

Would be nice if their return was confirmed!

Have JJ been to FRA before then ??

Also anyone know if JJ are expanding their fleet to more models...
I know they have 330's but are the expecting 340's ? or 777's ?
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:37 am

Lipe,

I can´t post information before it really turns as public information due to strategy and also because TAM stokes in the market. This is something dangerous and every executive in the company is aware of its consequences.

What I am going to post right now is my personal thoughts ok?

FRA is going to depend on RG situation. If they survive, I doubt TAM will return to FRA. Seems in Europe, MIL and MAD are most likelly to become first.

I also think LAX could be good but I think JFK deserves 02 flights a day before any decision to go to LAX.

Abraço,

Richard
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:37 am

Good stuff, am looking forward to seeing TAM at LHR and wish them the best of luck. I too was wondering if they will get bigger aircraft if they want to expand capacity?

Matt
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:05 am

Quoting BHXDTW (Reply 6):
Have JJ been to FRA before then ??

Yes, they drop FRA IIRC, in 2001. Bad results just because Tam does not offer at that time, connections out of FRA, and Varig was in a better situation (with two daily flights to GIG and GRU).

Quoting BHXDTW (Reply 6):
I know they have 330's but are the expecting 340's ? or 777's ?

As a temporary measure we probably can see A340's or 777's at Tam (and only if Varig really ground all their ops), but i believe they will try to obtain more A330's.

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 7):

I respect (SOX, CVM and NYSE are really strong rules!) your comments. And agree 100% that JFK will receive the second flight (and it's a lot easier as Tam could use the 2 planes used for the night flight like MIA).
In terms of Europe, i still believe FRA will be the next Tam destination due to the strong business market, bigger than MAD or even MXP. And for MAD, the new international player BRA will start GIG-MAD and GRU-MAD very soon.

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:35 am

Good to finaly hear the confirmation of LHR services  Smile

Flight timings are good also Big grin

What terminal will be used, T3?

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 9):
As a temporary measure we probably can see A340's or 777's at Tam (and only if Varig really ground all their ops), but i believe they will try to obtain more A330's.

Would be great to see some A340's in the future, hopefuly Airbus will offer them some 343's or 346's at a great price  Smile

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:59 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 9):
Yes, they drop FRA IIRC, in 2001.

They used to fly GRU-FRA-ZRH, if memory serves me right.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:54 am

If VARIG shut down, we will probably see TAM flying LAX, MXP, FRA (again, TAM used to fly their) and probably increase to 2 daily flights JFK and CDG route.
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:13 am

They're going to be needing quite a few more Airbus widebodies; will they look at A340s, I wonder? I guess they'll have to. Maybe Airbus will find homes for the A340s they couldn't place with QR or EK; they wouldn't necessarily need to take them as -600s - perhaps A340-500s or even A330-200s.

All the best to them; it'll be good to see TAM flying into LHR. Hopefully, they can establish a hub at GRU for regional flights.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:14 am

Quoting HB-IWC (Reply 11):
They used to fly GRU-FRA-ZRH, if memory serves me right.

Seems your memory is perfect!

Quoting Thering (Reply 12):
If VARIG shut down, we will probably see TAM flying LAX, MXP, FRA (again, TAM used to fly their) and probably increase to 2 daily flights JFK and CDG route.

Thering, welcome to A.Net !

In fact CDG is already a 2x daily flight for Tam (one weekly frequency is GRU-REC-CDG).

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:19 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 14):
Thering, welcome to A.Net !

In fact CDG is already a 2x daily flight for Tam (one weekly frequency is GRU-REC-CDG).

Tank you!
Oh, How is that possible?
of their 9 A330-200:
2 are leased for other company (Air China if i'm not wrong)
2 operates GRU/JFK
3 operates GRU/MIA
so, there is only 2 left for GRU/CDG.
The only way it could have two daily frequencys would bee having two flights during the day. That's what happen?
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:50 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 15):
Oh, How is that possible?

In fact it is currently:
2 operate GRU-MIA-GRU (1x per week with stop in SSA)
1 operates GRU-JFK-GRU
2 operate GRU-SCL-GRU-CDG-GRU (1x per week with stop in REC)
2 operate GRU-CDG-GRU-REC-GRU
3 stay with Etihad

As of September it will be:
2 operate GRU-MIA-GRU (1x per week with stop in SSA)
2 operate GRU-JFK-GRU-EZE-GRU
2 operate GRU-SCL-GRU-CDG-GRU (1x per week with stop in REC)
2 operate GRU-CDG-GRU-REC-GRU
2 stay with Etihad

(10 A330-200 in total)

[Edited 2006-06-26 20:50:59]
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:53 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 15):
2 are leased for other company (Air China if i'm not wrong)
2 operates GRU/JFK
3 operates GRU/MIA
so, there is only 2 left for GRU/CDG.
The only way it could have two daily frequencys would bee having two flights during the day. That's what happen?

Nowadays:

2 runs GRU-MIA (the distance allows 2 overnight/2 daily light), 4 runs GRU-CDG, only one GRU-JFK (the route runs GRU-JFK nowadays as a daily-light service while JFK-GRU is a overnight flight). During the day, Tam offer daily light service to SCL (using one of the CDG A332 without first class) and with the other runs GRU-REC-GRU.
In fact they keep three aircrafts with Etihad (and not Air China), under wet-lease, that should be returned during the next 90 days to TAM. With one TAM will turn GRU-JFK as a overnight flight both ways, and the other two to the new service to London (LHR)

If you have any doubt, don't hesitate in ask again.

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:56 am

They have 10 A330? Thougth they had 9 and 1 in order.

Quoting Jog (Reply 16):
1 operates GRU-JFK-GRU

Ah, so the GRU/JFK route has flights during the day?

Quoting Jog (Reply 16):
2 operate GRU-MIA-GRU (1x per week with stop in SSA)

How is that possible? Doesn't they have 2 daily flights to MIA?
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:00 am

Quoting MANmatt (Reply 8):
Good stuff, am looking forward to seeing TAM at LHR and wish them the best of luck. I too was wondering if they will get bigger aircraft if they want to expand capacity?

Can tell you some BIG birds might appear to the fleet.

Quoting B742 (Reply 10):
What terminal will be used, T3?

It is going to be T4!!!
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:02 am

As TAM ordered 10(?) A350, did they make any annoucements about the A350/A370 change in the Airbus plans?
Do they keep this order?

Rgs!
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:07 am

Quoting TR763 (Reply 20):
As TAM ordered 10(?) A350, did they make any annoucements about the A350/A370 change in the Airbus plans?
Do they keep this order?

What I meant about BIG birds does not have anything to do with A350 officially announced by the company. The orders are kept until further notice.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:13 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 21):
What I meant about BIG birds does not have anything to do with A350 officially announced by the company.

Ok, when I posted it, i still hadn't seen your "BIG birds" post  Smile !

Really hope to see A345 around! But you are saying "big", but how big?? Like A380 big????????? lol (yes, I know you're not supposed to give such info).

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:15 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 19):
It is going to be T4!!!

Thanks, I would have thought T3 would of been used  Smile
It seems TAM and Sahara (Amristar flight) will both use T4 soon  Smile

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:15 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 19):
Can tell you some BIG birds might appear to the fleet.



Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 21):
What I meant about BIG birds does not have anything to do with A350 officially announced by the company.

WOW, first order for the A380 from South America in sight  bouncy 

Sorry, couldn't resist...
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:27 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 18):
They have 10 A330? Thougth they had 9 and 1 in order.

TAM already has 10 A332:

PT-MVA/B/C/D/E with PW engines
PT-MVF/G/H/K/L WITH GE engines

MVA/D/E still with Ethyhad and first one to return is going to be MVA.

Come on guys...I meant BIG birds but not A380....I am laughing a lot because I know I am teasing you with this information but please don´t take me wrong but I can´t tell this....
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:42 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 25):
Come on guys...I meant BIG birds but not A380....I am laughing a lot because I know I am teasing you with this information but please don´t take me wrong but I can´t tell this....

Come on... just let us dream a bit..  Smile

(I guess, everybody knows that the step from A332 to A380 is a little bit too big ...)

Thanks for all the information you provide to us here - we are really happy about every little piece of fresh information, you can give to us. And if you have fun doing this, it's even better  Smile
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:53 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 18):
They have 10 A330? Thougth they had 9 and 1 in order.

Quoting Jog (Reply 16):
1 operates GRU-JFK-GRU

Ah, so the GRU/JFK route has flights during the day?

Quoting Jog (Reply 16):
2 operate GRU-MIA-GRU (1x per week with stop in SSA)

How is that possible? Doesn't they have 2 daily flights to MIA?

The one on order (MVL) was delivered last October when TAM started JFK (BTW: a really nice aircraft, I had the pleasure to fly in its C-class some weeks ago and it's indeed looking really modern and fresh compared to MVB/MVC).

GRU-JFK is flown during the day until September.

One GRU-MIA and one MIA-GRU are operated during the day, the other ones during the night. So each of the two aircrafts does GRU-MIA-GRU within 24 hours.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:59 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 18):
How is that possible? Doesn't they have 2 daily flights to MIA?

GRU-MIA 2225 0530
MIA-GRU 1115 2015

MIA-GRU 2130 0630
GRU-MIA 1030 1730

Quoting Thering (Reply 18):
Ah, so the GRU/JFK route has flights during the day?

Yes, GRU-JFK around 10 AM, JFK-GRU at night.

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 6:39 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 12):
If VARIG shut down, we will probably see TAM flying LAX, MXP, FRA (again, TAM used to fly their) and probably increase to 2 daily flights JFK and CDG route.

One reason (of many!) Varig is in trouble is because of their inability to make route on long-haul routes that they flew for the purpose of prestige - none a better example than Los Angeles. TAM is a well ran airline, and aren't going to fly to LAX just because Brazil no longer has flights there.
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:07 am

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 19):
Can tell you some BIG birds might appear to the fleet.

Are u saying TAM will be getting some A340-600 to their fleet! They could easily run them on the CDG route and free some 332 to other destinations.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:13 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 29):
TAM is a well ran airline, and aren't going to fly to LAX just because Brazil no longer has flights there.

Flying to LAX from Brazil is important mainly becouse of the Asian Market. There is a lot of demand in Brazil from and to Asian. Varig used to fly from São Paulo to Nagoya an Tokyo with stops in Los Angeles. I think is very probable that TAM in the future starts flying the BRAZIL/ASIA route with stop in LAX. On the contrary, them TAM could fly to Pequin stopping in Germam or France.
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:35 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 31):
Flying to LAX from Brazil is important mainly becouse of the Asian Market. There is a lot of demand in Brazil from and to Asian. Varig used to fly from São Paulo to Nagoya an Tokyo with stops in Los Angeles. I think is very probable that TAM in the future starts flying the BRAZIL/ASIA route with stop in LAX. On the contrary, them TAM could fly to Pequin stopping in Germam or France.

There is a reason that Varig stopped fly between Japan and Brazil via the USA. The US requires Brazilians to get a US Visa to transfer in the US, even if you are just going to be in the airport for three hours. This means a Brazilian traveling between Brazil and Japan via the United States must make their way to a US Embassy office (and there are only four in Brazil) and apply, in person, for a Visa. Transfering in Canada, Mexico, or Europe does not require this ridiculous restriction, so most Brazil-Japan traffic goes through those points. With the Japan traffic gone, Varig's Japan route became poor-yielding VFR traffic. There is no gap to fill from Varig leaving LAX. It is unfortunate LAX loses non-stops to Brazil, but it isn't the critical market many think it is.
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:38 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 32):
The US requires Brazilians to get a US Visa to transfer in the US, even if you are just going to be in the airport for three hours.

Didn't know about that! In this case, the BRAZIL/ASIA flights trought the USA became impossible, the best way now will be via MUN, CDG, LHR or FRA
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:39 am

Any idea who will do their handling in LHR? Terminal 4 suggests KLM is probably the main contender.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:51 am

Two other questions:

How did they get this prime time slots at LHR?

Is VS already preparing a similar annoucement (LON-GIG/GRU)?
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:54 am

Quoting Thering (Reply 33):
Didn't know about that! In this case, the BRAZIL/ASIA flights trought the USA became impossible, the best way now will be via MUN, CDG, LHR or FRA

I'm sorry but how old are u? Haven't u known about that???

Geez, welcome to forum!!!!!!
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:58 am

Quoting Rafabozzolla (Reply 35):
Is VS already preparing a similar annoucement (LON-GIG/GRU)?

I think is way time people realize that VS has no short term plans to fly to Brazil!!!
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:01 am

Quoting Dellatorre (Reply 36):
Haven't u known about that???

NO I HAVEN'T... Thought that for conections USA didn't required VISA.
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:08 am

Quoting Dellatorre (Reply 37):
I think is way time people realize that VS has no short term plans to fly to Brazil!!!

I don't know if you read about it but, when the announcement was made that TAM was given authority for 7 weekly flights to the UK (not too long ago on a visit by Brazilian president Lula to London), it was also made official that VS was given the same amount of weekly frequencies to Brazil FYI.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:29 pm

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 19):
Can tell you some BIG birds might appear to the fleet.

After thinking a night about it, I remembered that there was another thread about it: RE: TAM Order (20 Planes) In June: A318 Or E190? (by DC10Forever May 25 2006 in Civil Aviation)

So while talking about BIG you maybe meant this order?  Wink BTW: There it was mentioned that the decision will be in June which is almost over and we have not heard anything yet?
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:45 pm

To come back to the original topic: The flight to/from LHR is now bookable through TAM's website. Interestingly, although the press release says the flight will be flown with aircrafts with three classes, you can only book business and economy class, but no first class. Flights look incredible cheap at the moment: LHR-GRU-LHR over christmas below 1000 BRL including taxes at the moment.
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:32 pm

Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 25):
Come on guys...I meant BIG birds but not A380....I am laughing a lot because I know I am teasing you with this information but please don´t take me wrong but I can´t tell this....

I would guess JJMNGR meant BIG birds as BoeInG like T7. There is quite a few 772 coming off RG.

Cheers
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:54 pm

Quoting Jog (Reply 41):
To come back to the original topic: The flight to/from LHR is now bookable through TAM's website. Interestingly, although the press release says the flight will be flown with aircrafts with three classes, you can only book business and economy class, but no first class. Flights look incredible cheap at the moment: LHR-GRU-LHR over christmas below 1000 BRL including taxes at the moment.

Probably because Tam will receive the 3 aircrafts from Etihad without the necessary time to install the First Class.

Concerning to the ticket prices, seems to be crazyness, LHR-GRU-LHR for BRL 800 (EUR 234) while GRU-LHR-GRU price is BRL 2400 (EUR 800). Citizens from UK and brazilian in the UK, enjoy and buy A LOT as it seems to be a mistake (fare of BRL 800 should be EUR 800). And no comments on a Business Class fare of BRL 1.788 (EUR 600!) for a RT LHR-GRU-LHR (dates: 26 Nov returning on 4 Dec). I couldn't resist: Bought LHR-GRU on Nov, 26 a Business Clas Ticket with return on April 2007 !

TAM will face a minor problem: The time the flight LHR-GRU arrives in Brazil does not allow connections to GIG and some other main cities in Brazil.

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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:30 am

Quoting Jog (Reply 40):
So while talking about BIG you maybe meant this order?

Widebodied jets for long haul.

Quoting Rainmaker (Reply 42):
I would guess JJMNGR meant BIG birds as BoeInG like T7. There is quite a few 772 coming off RG.

No T7s from RG....
 
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 2

Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:39 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 43):
Probably because Tam will receive the 3 aircrafts from Etihad without the necessary time to install the First Class

Might be, but they have to change the business class anyway because, as far as I know, they do not have the 180 degree reclining seats yet.

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 43):
I couldn't resist: Bought LHR-GRU on Nov, 26 a Business Clas Ticket with return on April 2007 !

You own me a beer for that
And lacking of a Brazilian credit card I cannot book

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LipeGIG
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:58 am

Quoting Jog (Reply 45):
You own me a beer for that
And lacking of a Brazilian credit card I cannot book

Thank you  Smile Okay, you get the beer and a RU addition!
Try to book thru an agent, the price is on system !!! But be quick, might be a big mistake from Tam.

Felipe
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:04 am

Quoting Jog (Thread starter):
arrival at LHR in the afternoon (13:35). Departure at LHR at night (22:05)



Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 2):
Is this a response to the VARIG situation?



Quoting JJMNGR (Reply 3):
Sorry feelow but you are wrong. TAM decided to expand its international operations independent of VARIG.



Quoting Rafabozzolla (Reply 35):
How did they get this prime time slots at LHR?

The RG arrival slots at LHR are at 1300 hours (RG8756) on days 3, 5 and 7 and 1400 hours (RG8752) on days 1, 2, 4 and 6. Their departure slots are at 2200 hours (RG8753 and 8757). The earlier flight from GRU flies on to CPH (d. 1400 hours).
 
thering
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:05 pm

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 43):
And no comments on a Business Class fare of BRL 1.788 (EUR 600!) for a RT LHR-GRU-LHR (dates: 26 Nov returning on 4 Dec). I couldn't resist: Bought LHR-GRU on Nov, 26 a Business Clas Ticket with return on April 2007 !

I've called their reservation centre and that's an error. This $1.788 is acttualy in pounds, not in BRL reais as it appears in the site! Would be a dream to pay BRL 1.788 on bussines class to LHR/GRU/LHR!

You'd better check your reservation!
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LipeGIG
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RE: TAM Confirms Flights To LHR Starting October 28th

Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:31 pm

Quoting Thering (Reply 48):
I've called their reservation centre and that's an error. This $1.788 is acttualy in pounds, not in BRL reais as it appears in the site! Would be a dream to pay BRL 1.788 on bussines class to LHR/GRU/LHR!

You'd better check your reservation!

It's not a reservation, it's an issued ticket bought thru Internet and confirmed/valid. If there is a mistake, it's not mine, i bought a service as announced. My credit card statement shows the debit in BRL in the same amount informed by the website (and couldn't be different).
Prices on their website keep the same: Economy RT BRL 972 (with all charges) Business RT BRL 1788.80 (again charges included).

Felipe
New York + Rio de Janeiro = One of the best combinations !