Sao Paulo, Brazil (TVLW) – GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the parent company of Brazil’s low-cost airlines GOL Transportes Aereos S.A. and VRG Linhas Aereas S.A., announces that GOL’s Fly Easy Purchase Program has received over one million applications since its launch two years ago. The program, which allows customers to pay for airline tickets in up to 36 monthly installments, has issued more than 630,000 cards since November 2005.
“As an innovative low-cost, low-fare airline, we are always looking for new ways to stimulate the market and provide all Brazilians with the benefits and convenience of air transportation,” says Tarcisio Gargioni, Vice President of Marketing and Services at GOL.
Applications are available on the Portuguese version of GOL’s website (http://www.voegol.com.br/) for non-corporate, legal residents living in Brazil. Once approved, customers will receive their GOL Fly Easy card and unique password in approximately 20 days. Purchases with the GOL Fly Easy card are made through the Company’s website and can be paid in up to 36 monthly installments, beginning at R$ 15. Customers can also choose to print their monthly invoices directly from the site or receive them by regular mail.
Since beginning operations in January 2001, GOL has generated new and significant customer demand throughout South America and contributed to the development of the airline sector in Brazil; of the 70 million passengers who have flown on GOL, seven million were flying for the first time. “GOL remains committed to popularizing air transportation in Brazil and South America by offering customers the lowest fares in the market and the most convenient payment methods,” adds Gargioni.