GUARULUS SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA – GOL returns to Bolivia with 4 direct flights per week

On the morning of May 5, the commemorative flight between Guarulhos Airport and Viru Viru International Airport, the main airport in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, resumed.


Bolivian customers once again benefit from the extensive network provided by GOL in Guarulhos throughout Brazil and abroad; with partners Air France and KLM, passengers have fast access to Europe.

July 11 at GOL Linhas Aéreas celebrates 17 years of operation between Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) and Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The GRU-VVI route, which has been suspended since March 2020 due to the pandemic, on Thursday (5th) reconnected one of the company’s most important transport hubs in Sao Paulo with this outstanding destination in South America, which has a diverse profile. , corporate and people who constantly travel to visit relatives and friends.

Flight G3 7714 departed Sao Paulo/Guarulhos at 10:50 and landed in Santa Cruz de la Sierra at 12:55 (local time). The route was attended by Luis Teixeira, Tex, GOL Commercial Manager for International Markets, and Commander Alberto Fajerman, Advisor to the President of GOL. The Air France-KLM Group, which has a longstanding partnership with GOL, was represented on the flight by Manuel Flao, the company’s General Manager for South America, and in Santa Cruz de la Sierra also by Pia Lachman, the company’s Regional Manager. , for Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.

GOL crew operating a resumed flight between Guarulhos and Santa Cruz de la Sierra last Thursday (5th).

As required by the resumption of operations, the flight between the GRU and the VVI was marked with a celebratory tone. Passengers drank a glass of sparkling wine and were treated to a sweet bem voado, a variation of the traditional bem casado. In the evening, a cocktail party was held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra with the participation of local authorities and representatives of the GOL to further energize the resumption of this important route between Brazil and Bolivia.

In the departure halls of the Guarulhos and Viru Viru aircraft, as well as on board, as during takeoff in Guarulhos, special speeches were made: “Welcome to the flight from Sao Paulo to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Now it’s great to fly back to Bolivia with direct flights four times a week. Keep counting on us to take you around Brazil and the world in comfort and agility. Fly straight, fly always, fly GOL. Thank you and have a good trip.”

In the interests of sustainable development, the christening of the plane landing in a neighboring country was carried out virtually using an Instagram filter called “Sustainable Baptism” created by GOL. The company recently canceled the traditional baptism with reusable water jets as a way to conserve natural resources.

“Given the tradition established by GOL on flights to South America, the company’s return to Bolivia is a fundamental part of the company’s international recovery, given the importance of this market for Brazil and the world. In this context, Guarulhos Airport becomes a link both for Brazilians and foreigners traveling to Bolivia and South America in general, as well as for Bolivians and neighbors who travel in Brazil with GOL, as well as to Europe and other parts of the world with GOL. partner companies of Air France and KLM,” emphasizes Randall Saenz Aguero, director of alliances, international relations and distribution at GOL.

“It is a great honor and pleasure for GOL to once again serve customers of various profiles who use the Guarulhos-Santa Cruz de la Sierra route. Whether traveling for tourism or family, with work or even crossing continents, they are sure to find in GOL and its partner companies the convenience they need to reach their destination in comfort, agility and safety,” says Luis Teixeira. International markets in GOL.

Initially, there are 4 round-trip flights a week between Guarulhos and Santa Cruz de la Sierra, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays until July next year. In August, Clients will have 5 flights per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Flight schedules between São Paulo and Santa Cruz de la Sierra have been designed to facilitate connections for GOL customers at Guarulhos, one of the company’s main transport hubs. From now on, Bolivians have convenient and quick access to more than 35 national destinations of the company and as many international destinations, both with GOL itself and with partner airlines. With Air France and KLM, passengers can quickly reach Europe from Sao Paulo, as well as transfer to several other destinations served by both companies around the world. Passengers from Europe with Air France and KLM will again be able to travel to Bolivia on a GOL flight departing from Guarulhos Airport and with all security guarantees.

“We are delighted to welcome our Bolivian customers back to Sao Paulo in partnership with GOL so they can reach Europe through our extensive air transportation network. The fast connections to the capital city of São Paulo provide enough convenience for travelers to find comfort and entertainment on board throughout their trip. In addition, from this month Air France will resume flights with a first-class cabin in Brazil, which will be another milestone on the road to recovery,” said Pia Lackman, Air France-KLM Group Area Manager for Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay. .

As options for connecting directly to Europe, customers will be able to take a KLM flight to Amsterdam (KL 792, departure at 19:10) and an Air France flight to Paris (AF 459, departure at 18:55) from Sao Paulo. By disembarking at the hub airports of the companies, the Clients can also continue their journey on flights to all continents.

Tickets for Santa Cruz de la Sierra can be purchased from the company’s website and app, from GOL stores at airports, by calling the Relationship Center (0300 115 2121) and from travel agencies.

GOL Premium Economy

Customers looking for more comfort, more miles and more luggage can fly in GOL Premium Economy Class, which was named the best Premium Economy Class in Latin America in 2020 by Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice and offers several exclusive benefits: free middle seat, providing more comfort and privacy; greater accumulation of miles in the Smiles program so that the Client can travel more; free and priority baggage, with the right to carry two bags weighing up to 23 kg each; exclusive compartment for hand luggage; and priority check-in and boarding – more convenience at any time of the trip.

Premium Economy Class can be purchased during the ticket purchase process through the website, app, mobile site, stores, VoeGOL kiosks, sales center, travel agencies or even during check-in if available.

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Angela Karam

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