• Categories
  • Archives

Look Who’s Flying to NY: Brazilian TAM

TAM Airlines, the leading domestic and second largest international carrier in Brazil, has started a new service to the U.S. with four flights a week on the route Rio – São Paulo – New York. The inaugural flight happened Thursday, November 10.

Also, TAM has a code share agreement with American Airlines to operate São Paulo – New York City nonstop three times a week, on behalf of both partners. TAM will be operating the Airbus A330-200s aircraft on the route.

New York City will be TAM’s second North American and tenth international destination. TAM already serves Miami, Paris, Buenos Aires, Santiago and, through its subsidiary TAM Mercosur, Asuncion, Montevideo, Ciudad del Este, Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Cochabamba.

The Brazilian air carrier says that servicing New York City is an opportunity for TAM to deliver its top quality products to the US Northeastern market. The code share agreement with American Airlines provides comfortable connecting services to and from the destinations already served by TAM in the US.

TAM Airlines has been the leader in the Brazilian domestic market for two years since beating bankruptcy-afflicted Varig and it had a 43.8% market share as of October 2005.

TAM operates regular flights to 44 destinations throughout Brazil, serves 72 different cities in the domestic market through regional alliances and offers flights to five international destinations: Miami (USA), New York (USA), Paris (France), Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile).

Through TAM Mercosur (TAM’s subsidiary), it also serves Asuncion, Montevideo, Ciudad del Este, Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Cochabamba.

TAM was the first Brazilian airline company to launch a loyalty program. Currently, the program has 2.9 million subscribers and has awarded more than 3 million tickets.

TAM Airlines – www.tam.com.br


  • Show Comments (5)

  • heather

    OI πŸ™‚

  • Sao Paulo Airport

    TAM sucks. Wait until you have an emergency and have to cut short your trip. You will really see what TAM is made of.

  • Guest

    I loved the treatment that i recive from the Tam custmers agents they are very neat…congratulations TAM

  • Guest

    TAM is the best
    I just flew TAM from GRU to Braslia and FOZ back to GRU.
    TAM would have the best service in South America.
    Well done TAM

  • Guest

    Go TAM!
    I flew on TAM Sao Paulo – Porto Sequro – Sao Paulo recently, and I can say that I wish the U.S. airlines were as good. TAM has well-maintained equipment and very professional service that resembles what the U.S. airlines used to have some years ago.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


You May Also Like

Brazil and China Want to Drop Dollar in Oil Trading

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is forecasting that oil production in 2010 should total ...

June 1994

CONTENTS: Cover: Dreaming of the Cup (p. 7) Tribute: Senna’s very untimely last race ...

Syrian President Compares Obama to Lula and Says Brazilian Leader Gets Results

Wrapping up hisΒ  Latin American tour of four countries, Brazil, Cuba, Venezuela and Argentina, ...

Egypt Wants a Bigger Chunk of Brazil’s Oil Industry

Egypt plans to enter the list of great suppliers for the Brazilian petrochemical and ...

Brazilian Bosses and Workers Demand to Participate on Economic Policy

Successive increases on interest rate by the Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) ...

Brazilians Who Use Slave Labor Will Have Land Expropriated

For the first time in the Brazil’s history, workers rescued from slave labor conditions ...

Brazil’s Death Toll Due to Organized Crime Climbs to 149

Brazilian news media reported at least 16 deaths overnight in and around São Paulo, ...

Brazilian Ethanol Fosters Technological Advances

The ethanol productive chain more than allowing the development of agriculture and of the ...

Brazilian Firm Brings Extreme Sports to Cell Phone

Participants and fans of extreme sports in nearly 50 countries finally have a product ...