GOL is Named as Official Airline for Brazil’s Soccer Team
SAO PAULO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL) (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody’s: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, is the official airline for Brazil’s national soccer team. The Company signed an exclusiveness agreement with CBF – Brazilian Football Confederation and over the next four years, will carry the delegations participating in the games of Brazil’s Cup, Brazilian Championship and Brazil’s national soccer team.
“We are the largest Brazilian airline and it is an honor for us to carry our football players, especially Brazil’s national football team, sport’s symbol that represents a national passion. For us, the synergy between football and GOL is notorious,” affirms Paulo Kakinoff, GOL’s CEO. “We carry over 40 million clients/year and we operate with the best punctuality indexes, 970 daily flights. This is a result of strategy, team work and restless pursuit of results, which are also key issues for football. This identity with our DNA is reflected in our support options.”
For further information visit www.voegol.com.br/ir
Edmar Lopes – CFO
Andre Carvalho – Planning and IR Manager
Gustavo Mendes – Investor Relations
Jenifer Nicolini – Investor Relations
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ABOUT GOL LINHAS AEREAS INTELIGENTES S.A.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 970 daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, Caribbean and the United States under the GOL and VARIG brands, using a young, modern fleet of Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, the safest, most efficient and most economical of their type. The SMILES loyalty program allows members to accumulate miles and redeem tickets to more than 560 locations around the world via flights with foreign partner airlines. The Company also operates Gollog, a logistics service which retrieves and delivers cargo and packages to and from more than 3,500 cities in Brazil and eight abroad.
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