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Azul returning to Uruguay in November from Porto Alegre

Saturday, September 11th 2021 – 10:16 UTC

Azul will provide Uruguay with Embraer E-195 E2 aircraft

Brazilian provider Azul will resume flights to Uruguay as of November 10 with the reopening of the Porto Alegre-Montevideo route four situations a week.

The corporation will also serve Punta del Este setting up December 20 from Porto Alegre and December 23 from Campinas (Sao Paulo).

Also starting December 20, providers among Montevideo and Porto Alegre will be daily, the airline has announced.

Azul’s functions in Uruguay have been suspended in March 2020, as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic limitations.

Solutions will be made available on Embraer E195-E2 plane, which can accommodate up to 146 passengers. Azul Linhas Aéreas took shipping of this design in September 2019, as part of an get for 51 units worth US $ 3.2 billion.

On July 1, 2016, Azul Linhas Aéreas begun serving Montevideo to and from Porto Alegre on ATR 72-600 turboprop plane 4 times a week.

Thanks to higher occupancies, the Brazilian organization amplified to day by day flights in October of that yr, expanding to 8 weekly functions in November.

In December that year and thanks to growing demand from customers, the provider shifted to Embraer 190s, offering 48 extra seats for every flight and by July 2017, operations to Montevideo have been only with these jet-driven models.

On December 15, 2016, Azul opened next route to Uruguay: Punta del Este, Campinas-Viracopos and from Porto Alegre. Throughout 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, the airline also carried out seasonal functions to that seaside resort.

Earlier this week, Aerolineas Argentinas also introduced its return to Uruguayan skies, marking a gradual reopening of airline journey into the state.

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