TAM Brazilian airline will begin operating its new daily flight to Orlando, Florida, on November 21. This will be the company's 18th international destination, which also has flights to the U.S. cities of New York and Miami.
The modern Airbus A330 aircraft, with a total capacity of 213 passengers, will fly the new route. The configuration will offer 42 executive class and 171 economy class seats.
The flights will depart daily from Guarulhos International Airport in São Paulo at 11:30 am (local time) and arrive in Orlando at 5:00 pm (local time). The return flight will depart from Orlando at 6:50 pm (local time) and arrive in São Paulo at 6:35 am (local time).
TAM currently operates 18 weekly flights between Brazil and New York City, as well as 28 flights to and from Miami. All flights receive and offer connections.
The new route is part of the company's strategy for selective growth in the international market. "Orlando is one of the destinations most sought after by Brazilians, both for holidays and for business trips," said Paulo Castello Branco, Vice President of Commerce and Planning.
"The availability of new destinations is part of a focus on service excellence, one of TAM's three pillars of action, along with technical/operational and management excellence."
The fare for the launch of the new route begins at US$ 929 for economy class and US$ 4,583 for executive class, round trip, not including taxes and fees.