Emirates and Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras SA (Azul) have signed a codeshare agreement that will enable passengers to seamlessly travel between eight cities in Brazil and points in Emirates' global network, on round-trip flights via Sao Paulo.
This codeshare agreement has also been approved by the Brazilian Federal Aviation Authority (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil).
Passengers on codeshare flights are Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU), Belem (BEL) Belo Horizonte (CNF), Cuiaba (CGB), Curtiba (CWB), Juazeiro Do Norte (JDO), Porto Alegre (POA) and Recife (REC). ) will be able to travel easily with a single ticket, with round-trip flights operated by Azul over airports, and Emirates flights from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Dubai and many other destinations. Tickets will be available for purchase on Emirates' website or through Emirates' local sales offices and travel agents starting August 25, 2021 for travel starting 18 August 2021.
Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates, said: “As Emirates, Azul aims to offer our passengers advanced, seamless and easy travel with round-trip connecting flights via Sao Paulo between eight cities in Brazil and Dubai and other destinations in our global network. We are pleased to have signed a codeshare agreement with Our collaboration with Azul is a testament to our commitment to expand our ports and offer more choice to our passengers in Brazil, an important market for Emirates. With a single ticket, our passengers will have a flawless experience at every stage of their journey, including check-in, baggage control and boarding. We look forward to working with Azul and strengthening our partnership.”
Abhi Shah, Azul's Revenue Stream Operations Manager (CRO), said: “We are delighted to announce the Emirates partnership, which will be extremely beneficial for our passengers. As Brazil's largest airline in terms of destinations served, with this codeshare agreement, we enable our passengers to access unparalleled travel opportunities with connecting flights in Brazil and around the world. In addition, with this partnership of Azul and Emirates, which are known for their perfectionism in passenger services, passengers access an even more excellent travel experience.”
Emirates currently has flight partnership and cooperation agreements with 21 airlines and two rail companies worldwide. In addition, Emirates has interline cooperation agreements with more than 106 airlines and railway companies.
Emirates and Brazil
Emirates currently operates five weekly flights to Sao Paulo on its large Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Open to Emirates' business, leisure and tourism travelers to Brazil with a visa, the central city of Dubai is among the many things to do in this family-friendly city that stands out with its always shining sun of the year, iconic venues and cuisine that appeals to all tastes. They will have a hard time choosing. Dubai also makes an excellent stopover point for Brazilian travelers traveling to popular holiday destinations such as the Maldives and Cairo.
For the safety and well-being of its passengers and crew, Emirates has implemented enhanced security measures across all ground handling and inflight services for the passenger travel experience. Emirates continues to lead the industry with Multi-Risk Travel Insurance, passenger-centric solutions that make travel planning a stress-free process by helping loyal passengers maintain their miles and maintain their status, and by implementing even more attractive and flexible booking policies.
In addition to passenger flight services, the airline's air cargo division, Emirates SkyCargo, offers cargo capacity on flights to Sao Paulo and Viracopos airports, connecting businesses in Brazil with passengers around the world, supporting international trade and facilitating the transport of essential goods.