New flights between Santos Dumont and seven state capitals


This month, TAM will commence operating 34 new flights from Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, to seven domestic destinations – Aracaju, Belo Horizonte (Confins), Brasilia, Curitiba, Recife, Salvador, and Vitoria.

These 17 daily flights were authorized under a process of drawing lots for time slots held by ANAC – Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil (National Civil Aviation Agency) for operating flights without destination restrictions from Santos Dumont and are in addition to the 31 regular daily shuttle flights between Rio and Sao Paulo.

This Friday, April 17, TAM will operate the first flights, leaving Santos Dumont Airport for Recife and Salvador. Flights to the other five destinations from Santos Dumont – Brasilia, Belo Horizonte (Confins), Curitiba, Vitoria and Aracaju – will commence on Monday, April 27.