TAM to start Brazil - London flights
BY OUR AVIATION CORRESPONDENT
May 31, 2006
TAM has got the go-ahead from National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) to operate seven new flights per week connecting Brazil and London. TAM currently operates two daily flights to Paris and this is the TAM's second European destination after Paris.
TAM has also got the approval to start new flights to Argentina, with additional 172,166 seats per year. From May 30, TAM will operate non-stop daily flights to New York and the airline will operate an Airbus A330-200.
TAM will also start daily services between Mnaus and Miami. A new Airbus A320 will be used for the route. The flight which departs from Fortaleza, will have stops at Belo Horizonte and Manaus.
TAM also operates to Miami, New York, Paris, Buenos Aires and Santiago do Chile. It has a code sharing agreement with Tacca Airline and has daily services to Lima and Peru. TAM is Brazil's largest airline company. The Company also offers a daily service to Lima, Peru, operating under a code-share agreement with Taca airline. With TAM Mercosur, it serves other seven destinations: Assuncion, Ciudad del Este and Pedro Juan Caballero (Paraguay), Montevideo and Punta del Este (Uruguay), Santa Cruz de la Sierra, and Cochabamba (Bolivia). TAM also has code-share agreements with international airlines that allow passengers to travel to a variety of destinations worldwide.