Virgin Atlantic and GOL have announced a new codeshare agreement which will allow customers to connect from Virgin Atlantic’s new London Heathrow – Sao Paulo service onto flights across Brazil.
GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and will offer connections to 37 destinations across the country, including Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and Recife.
Virgin Atlantic and GOL plan to expand their codeshare further in the future with the addition of flights to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, in addition to a reciprocal frequent flyer programme expected soon.
Virgin Atlantic will fly daily from London Heathrow to Sao Paulo with the inaugural flight on 29 March 2020. Virgin Atlantic will fly a Boeing 787-9 on the sector.