Tag: GOL

Boeing, GOL Debut Airline’s First 737 MAX Airplane

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes celebrated the unveiling of the carrier’s newly outfitted 737 MAX 8 during a celebration in Sao Paulo. The leading Brazilian carrier also announced plans to fly the more fuel-efficient and longer-range 737 airplane on international routes. Paulo Kakinoff, Chief Executive Officer of GOL said: “Today is an exciting day […]

Gol Boeing 737 Aircraft Movement Injures Two Flight Attendants

Reading Time: 1 minute A Gol Linhas Aereas Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Belo Horizonte was enroute when the crew decided to turn around and return to Belo Horizonte after sudden aircraft movements had caused two flight attendants to lift off from the cabin floor and fall uncontrolled sustaining injuries. The aircraft descended for the return and landed safely […]

GOL Boeing 737 Takes Off with a Landed Aircraft Still on Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute GOL Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Brasilia to Sao Luis with 154 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating for takeoff when the crew recognized the previous landing, an air force aircraft, was still on the runway. The Boeing continued takeoff passing close to the air force plane and landed in Sao Luis without […]

GOL Signs Codeshare Partnership With Emirates

Reading Time: 1 minute GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes and Emirates agreed on a new codeshare and frequent flyer program partnership. The codeshare partnership has been filed on October 11th to ANAC – Brazilian Federal Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil). The first flights will be approved in the coming days and the partnership is expected to come into […]

Brazil May Relax Regulation on Foreign Control of Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of a continued downturn in Brazil’s economy, combined with the worst crisis the aviation industry has witnessed there in years, the Brazilian government could, under the leadership of the current Vice President, Michel Temer, relax the regulations surrounding controlling stakes in local airlines to allow greater foreign control. Current legislation restricts foreign […]

GOL Boeing 737-800 Damaged By Fire At Brasilia

Reading Time: 1 minute The 737 received damage damaged by an engine fire during push-back at Brasilia Airport with 145 people on board. During push-back from the gate, flames were seen coming out of the right engine (CFM56) exhaust pipe. The heat of the fire resulted in unspecified heat damage to the right fire of the fuselage leaving at least […]

Brazil’s GOL to Finish Wi-Fi installation in 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute São Paulo-based low-cost-carrier GOL plans to finish outfitting its first aircraft with Wi-Fi in the first half of 2016. The airline will then equip the rest of its fleet with Gogo’s technology in fewer than three years, airline spokeswoman Ludmilla Marchionni said. Most US carriers have already equipped their fleets with Wi-Fi, but connectivity is […]