Latest States of Brazil Stories

2008-10-08 09:00:31

Air Canada and Brazilian airline TAM have signed an agreement to expand their networks on a codeshare basis between Brazil and Canada. This bilateral agreement also provides for reciprocal travel reward benefits for the members of the carriers' frequent flyer programs, Aeroplan and TAM Fidelidade.

2008-09-16 21:00:20

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM will begin two direct flights between Rio de Janeiro and the United States. The company's passengers may fly these new routes in Executive or Economy class.

2008-09-11 09:00:27

American Airlines has announced that it will launch daily flights from Miami, US, to the Brazilian cities of Salvador and Recife on November 2, 2008, and three times-weekly flights from Miami to Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on November 4, 2008.

2008-09-08 09:00:31

Brazil to privatize two airports to ease air traffic congestion RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept.

2008-08-19 09:00:48

American Airlines has announced that it will expand its services to Brazil by launching new flights to Belo Horizonte, Salvador de Bahia, and Recife on November 2, 2008, all from its Miami hub in Florida, US.

2008-08-18 12:00:37

MIAMI, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines will add three destinations in Brazil to its route network in November, further growing its presence in South America's largest country while expanding its leadership position in flights from the United States to Latin America.

2008-08-01 12:00:50

Brazilian airline TAM and TAP Portugal, the Portuguese flag carrier, are expanding their codeshare agreement to offer daily flights between Portugal and Argentina through Brazil.

2008-07-30 06:00:43

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Brazilian miner Vale (NYSE:RIO) (Rio de Janeiro), the world's largest iron ore producer, is advancing its Serra Sul iron ore project, located about 60 kilometers (km) southwest of the city of Parauapebas, in Brazil's Para State.

2008-07-16 15:00:24

Brazil reduces estimate of 2008 Amazon rainforest destruction RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian Environment Minister Carlos Minc Tuesday said the government has revised its estimate of the Amazon rainforest's total destruction area for 2008 from 15,000 to 13,000 square km.

2008-06-30 06:02:31

Brazilian airline TAM has announced that it will launch a weekly direct flight between the cities of Cabo Frio, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, between July 5, 2008 and August 9, 2008.

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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

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