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Cubana returns to Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cubana de Aviacion (Havana) has re-started nonstop flights to Sao Paulo, Brazil. The weekly Havana-Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) route was restored on July 10 and was last operated in December 2004. The flight is operated with Ilyushin Il-96-300 aircraft.

Read the full report from Prensa Latina: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Keith Burton/AirlinersGallery.com. Ilyushin Il-96-300 CU-T1250 (msn 74393202015) climbs away from the runway at London (Gatwick).

Cubana: AG Slide Show

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US Airways to start Charlotte-Sao Paulo flights tomorrow

US Airways (Phoenix) tomorrow (June 8) will launch daily nonstop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil from its largest hub at Charlotte, North Carolina.  The new flight is US Airways’ second destination in South America and complements the airline’s existing nonstop service to Rio de Janeiro from Charlotte. US Airways will operate service to Brazil’s largest city on Boeing 767-200 aircraft with seating for 18 in Envoy, US Airways’ international business class, and 186 in the main cabin.

The flight schedule is as follows:

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – Guarulhos-Sao Paulo Airport (GRU) Guarulhos-Sao Paulo Airport (GRU) – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)**
Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
802 5:50 p.m. 4:30 a.m.* 803 8:25 a.m. 5:25 p.m.
*Flight arrives next day.**First day of operation for Sao Paulo-bound flight is June 9, 2013.

On March 4, US Airways filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo and the airline’s international gateway at Philadelphia. The proposed service would be the airline’s third daily flight to South America and would provide customers in 75 communities with easy one-stop access to Sao Paulo.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-2B7 ER N256AY (msn 26847) climbs away from the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

US Airways: AG Slide Show

In the current US Airways onboard magazine the airline pays tribute to its past with an article on its heritage logojets (Click on the Slide Show above to see all of the logojets):

US Airways Heritage Logojets (US Airways)

US Airways applies for rights from Charlotte and Philadelphia to Sao Paulo, Brazil

US Airways (Phoenix) has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between the airline’s hubs in Charlotte, N.C., and Philadelphia, and Sao Paulo, Brazil.  US Airways will begin service between Charlotte and Sao Paulo on June 8 using frequencies leased from another carrier. An award of rights for Charlotte – Sao Paulo flights will ensure US Airways avoids a service interruption due to the frequency lease terminating prior to Open Skies between the United States and Brazil commencing in 2015.

US Airways’ proposed service between Philadelphia and Sao Paulo would be the airline’s third daily flight to South America and would complement its existing service to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from its Charlotte hub.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Boeing 767-2B7 ER N252AU (msn 24765) taxies to the runway at the Charlotte hub.

US Airways: AG Slide Show