Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) has approved 1,973 extra flights between June 6 and July 20 to cover the expected huge increase in demand during FIFA World Cup in Brazil. ATW reported Jan. 10 that Brazilian airlines had requested 1,500 extra flights. The flights will be operated by Brazil’s four major airlines—TAM, GOL, Azul and Avianca—and include operations into 25 airports in the 12 cities staging matches or up to 200 km from the stadiums. Most are ...

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