VAT reduction on kerosene aircraft will have Manaus unprecedented flight to Buenos Aires

Manaus will be linked to the capital of Argentina through a weekly flight Gol Linhas Aereas.
13/09/2016 19h55 - Updated 14/09/2016 06h51
Photo: Bagus Indahono / EPA / Lusa

From the first half of December, Manaus will be linked to the capital of Argentina through a weekly flight Gol Linhas Aereas. Information is the president of the State Company of Amazonas Tourism (Amazonastur), Oreni Braga, who attended a meeting in São Paulo (SP), with the board of Gol Linhas Aereas, early on Tuesday (13). The direction of the company said it made the decision after Governor Jose Melo download Decree No. 36.668 from 3 February 2016, reducing aviation kerosene tax rate of ICMS.

Besides Buenos Aires, GOL will offer a new route to Rio Branco (AC) and increase the frequency of flights to Fortaleza. The new flights and new frequencies linking Manaus and Fortaleza, second Oreni Braga, occurred thanks to an integrated action between the Secretariat of State Planning, Development, Science, Technology and inovation (Seplancti), Department of Finance (Sefaz) and Amazonastur.

"This means that a direct action of the Governor Jose Melo enabled Manaus won this new flight frequencies and new, actions that surely will increase tourism, Industry and Trade, and a closer link with Mercosur ", said the president of Amazonastur.

Flights to Fortaleza and Rio Branco, leaving the capital of Amazonas, They are expected to start late October and early November. "The new flights to Argentina and Rio Branco and the new frequencies to Fortaleza surely will further increase the flow of tourists to our state", said Oreni.

For Buenos Aires, GOL will fly once a week, days to be set by the company. To stretch (Manaus-Fortaleza) will be four weekly frequencies. But the Manaus-Rio Branco flight will have three weekly flights.

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