Azul itching to launch low cost services in Brazil
Azul Linhas Aereas, the new Brazilian airline established by JetBlue founder, David Neeleman, stated it may seek to commence operations in Nov-08, two months ahead of schedule, to ensure rival airlines do not launch serviceson its target routes. [973 words]
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- Plans to operate service to most major cities in Brazil within five years
- To commence operations with three E-195s; expects to operate 76 aircraft fleet in five years
- Raises USD150 million in start-up capital
- Believes scope for third Brazilian airline exists
- Reveals brand identity
- Commences training programme for pilots, flight attendants and maintenance crew.
- Management team building
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- E-195 range from Brasilia
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