Delta Airlines is ramping up flights to Brazil this winter amid high demand
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Delta Airlines is expected to increase its total number of flights to Brazil in the upcoming winter season due to high demand. The South American gem, famous for its samba dancing, long sandy beaches and colorful lifestyle, has become an extremely popular destination for American travelers in recent months, serving as an interesting and exciting alternative to a another favorite destination in the United States. travelers, Mexico.
With the hot season in the country set to begin in December and pleasant weather to be enjoyed currently, now is the perfect time to book those flights, soak up the sun, and escape what is expected to be a cold winter back home. Here’s a look at how Delta will increase flights to Brazil over the next few weeks, how easy it is to visit, and a reminder of the top attractions that have helped Brazil become a trending destination right now.
Delta Expands Offerings in Brazil – Information for Travelers
Before the pandemic, the number of Americans visiting Brazil increased for two consecutive years, peaking at more than half a million as more travelers became aware of what the country had to offer. As the pandemic has seen the number of travelers to Brazil – and every other country – drop dramatically, Delta Airlines is rising to the challenge of expanding access to the masses and brought the number of travelers back to where they belong with a range of additional flight frequencies and routes resuming over the next few months.
This is especially good news for those near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The busiest airport in the United States is expected to see two of its routes to Brazil receive increased service. In addition to a second daily seasonal flight between Delta’s Atlanta hub and Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo, seasonal flights to Galeão International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro are also expected to resume. Both of these changes will begin from December 17, giving travelers more flexibility to travel this winter.
Flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Sao Paulo are also expected to see an increase in frequency. Currently, there are three weekly flights between the two airports. However, from October 29, this will switch to a daily service, giving travelers many more options when it comes to flying on this route. The trip will be served by Delta’s Airbus A330-300, with a flight time of 9h 40m.
With these additions, Delta now operates 28 flights between the two countries. Travelers looking to book a round-trip flight from Atlanta to the sunny beaches and bustling streets of Rio De Janeiro in December can find several direct flights for less than $2,000. Those who prefer a vibrant and culture-rich vacation in Sao Paulo can also benefit from a range of different travel options under $2,000. For those looking to go between New York JFK and Sao Paulo, direct round trips are available for less than $1,800.
Located just at the eastern tip of Brazil, Rio De Janeiro has miles of white sand beaches filled with locals and travellers, lending a carnival atmosphere to every corner of the city. Perfect for travelers planning to change locations such as Cancun or the Dominican Republic, Rio is home to some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks, including towering Sugarloaf Mountain and the famous Christ the Redeemer statue, which towers over the city.
A different vibe from Rio de Janeiro but still full of the unmistakable Brazilian charm, Sao Paulo is the cultural hub of the country. Not only is it packed with more museums and galleries than you could ever hope to visit, but the city is also packed with interesting architecture, a thriving nightlife and some of the best restaurants on the continent, making it an alternative more than valid in Mexico. City. With two cities like these – not to mention Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Fortaleza and many others – it’s easy to see why the country is in such high demand. US travelers do not need a visit to enter, but will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test result (PCR or antigen) taken within 24 hours to enter.
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