BRA: the Brazilian carrier lands in Malpensa
Milan, Italy - To keep the point, the compatriot TAM soon to join Star Alliance
(WAPA) - Starting from next June a new carrier will land in the airport of Malpensa: BRA (Brasil Rodo Aereo), Brazilian low-fare company which operates A-310, B-737, /300 and /400, and B-767, /200 and /300 aircraft. The carrier is also going to receive other four Boeing 767 to be used for long-range.
BRA will operate two flights per week connecting Malpensa to Sao Paulo with a stopover in Recife on Mondays and in Fortaleza on Fridays, using two B-767/300.
Keeping the point of Brazilian carriers, TAM is about to join Star Alliance: according to group leaders Lufthansa and United Airlines it should fill the gap left by its compatriot Varig (see for details AVIONEWS 1 and 2).
Apart from the aforementioned air companies, the Alliance presently features Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Asiana Airlines, Austrian, BMI, LOT Polish Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Spanair, Swiss International, TAP Portugal, Thai, US Airways and regional carriers Adria, Blue 1 and Croatia Airlines. (Avionews)