Airbus A380 Emirates already has a date and time for the only flight to Brazil!

Guarulhos se prepara para receber o A380 da Emirates em Novembro! | Saiba mais...
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After three years the Airbus A380 will be returning to Brazil!

The International Airport of Sao Paulo (Guarulhos-SP) is preparing once again to receive the largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380. The aircraft was the last time in Brazil in March 2012 to receive approvals, look at photos as it was here. But that year the aircraft was not approved during type approval due to airport infrastructure in place for the size of the aircraft category F.

During this period, the private manager of the airport, GRU Airport, worked hard in adaptations with increased width and shoulder of the landing tracks and take-offs, the taxiways and changing the signage at the drill ground, moreover, was built and opened in 2014 as new passenger terminal, Terminal 3 (TPS 3). This TPS can currently hold up to five A380 aircraft models simultaneously or its rival Boeing 747-8.

ANAC (Agencia Nacional de Aviação Civil) already has the documentation for these changes, which will make the airport to greet the aircraft.

 "The airport has filed with the ANAC technical study to receive the A380, which is under review by the regulator. The airport held a series of interventions in the track system to receive the aircraft "- said the press office of the GRU Airport on last Friday (10.23.2015), for the site "É MAIS QUE VOAR".

Even on Friday (10/23/2015) at around 16h44min time of the Brazilian summer, ANAC updated the HOTRAN* approving the next flight of the A380 Emirates flights to Sao Paulo / Guarulhos, see:

* HOTRAN (Transport Time) is a system of requests and changes of flight schedules and equipment.

Emirates is the leader of the fleet, having received its 67th A380 - with outstanding deliveries for over 73. The other operators flying A380s today are Air France, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, Etihad, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways International (THAI).

In Brazil (Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), Emirates has used Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on non-stop routes connecting to their hub in Dubai.

The flight with the Airbus A380 for Brazil, which is also the first of its kind in South America, in a single operation of the double-decker aircraft to Guarulhos International Airport, Sao Paulo, on November 14, 2015.

This unique flight marks the 8th year of Emirates operations in Brazil, which began with daily flights between Dubai and São Paulo in October 2007. Emirates also made history when it launched as the first airline to offer direct flights between the Middle East and South America. Five years later, the Emirates expanded its presence in Brazil with the start of daily flight between Dubai and Rio de Janeiro.

"The A380 is an iconic aircraft that continues to delight our customers and aviation fans and so we decided to bring a flight to Sao Paulo to celebrate our 8th anniversary. Emirates is a global Formula 1 partner, also we made this flight coincides with the Brazil Grand Prix, which will take place on November 15 at the Interlagos circuit, "said Stephane Perard, country manager of Emirates Airline to Brazil .

"While we have no plans to enter the A380 on our route to Sao Paulo, our Brazilian customers may experience flying with the A380 Emirates through our continuous and convenient connections from our hub, Dubai, to more than 30 destinations from our route network, including the Far East, Australia and New Zealand. We are excited to bring the aircraft to Sao Paulo and would like to thank the Guarulhos International Airport authorities and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil for their support and assistance, making the necessary arrangements for this flight occurs, "he added.

The A380 Emirates is renowned for its First Class Private Suites and Shower Spas her, as well as the lounge is available to First Class passengers and Business Class to socialize and relax. The three aircraft classes have 14 suites Private First Class, 76 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 401 seats in Economy Class. Passengers of all cabins can take advantage of over 2,000 channels on the screens of the Emirates, in its award-winning ice entertainment system board, and may also be connected with free Wi-Fi access in flight.

Emirates has 34 destinations served with the A380 worldwide, including some popular for Brazilians as Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Mauritius, Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Kuwait.

To date, the airline carried over 40 million passengers in A380 aircraft since its launch in 2008. Its current fleet has visited over 56 airports, flew more than 630 million kilometers and made 47,200 flights.

As shown in the image at the top of our article, the flight will be operated as EK 261 will leave Dubai on 14 November, at 10:15AM, and arrive in Sao Paulo at 07:30PM the same day. The return flight, EK 262, will leave Sao Paulo at 01:25AM the next morning, November 15, and will arrive in Dubai at 09:25PM the same day.

Using Airbus innovation to meet changing needs of the global market, the A380s are creating best efficient ways for airlines and passengers. Compared to its competitor Very Large Aircraft (VLA) closer, the A380 has more variety, using shorter runways and provides revenue to 50% in places - all at the same time as well as being one of the quietest aircraft, both inside and out.

Ten years after the first take-off on April 27, 2005, A380 has clearly established itself as a favorite VLA in the world - with 317 orders booked and 18 customers, representing a market share of 90 percent of this market.

Every three minutes take off or land an A380 from somewhere in the world. The historic A380 is as remarkable as distinct from the profile plane, carrying about three million passengers per month in about 200 flights operated in daily service with its 13 current operators.

Nosso registro do A380 tocando o solo de Guarulhos-SP em 2012. | Foto © Herbert Monfre.
Our Registration A380 touching the ground Guarulhos-SP in 2012. | Photo © Herbert Monfre.


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