GOL Announces Launch of Direct Flights between Fortaleza and Buenos Aires

SAO PAULO, April 22, 2014 /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, in association with the Ceara state government, hereby announces the launch of direct flights between Pinto Martins Airport, in Fortaleza, and Ezeiza International Airport, in Buenos Aires, beginning on May 10. GOL has 77 flights per week between Argentina and Brazil more than any other airline.

The connection was brought about by the Ceara State Tourism Department through the Draft Bill 155/2013 for the ICMS tax (state VAT) on jet fuel, after the approval by the state legislature. It reduced ICMS tax (state VAT) on jet fuel from 30% to 12%, applicable for all domestic flights for Companies that has also regular direct international flights departing from this airport. Thus, the state of Ceara stands out even more as a tourist destination for the region.

In order to offer passengers increased comfort and shorter flight times and energize international tourism between the Argentinian capital and Brazil's Northeast, the new flights will take place on Saturdays. Flight times and frequencies are shown in the table below:

Origin

Departure*

Arrival*

Destination

Buenos Aires/Ezeiza

13h45

19h09

Fortaleza/Pinto Martins

Fortaleza/Pinto Martins

17h55

23h30

Buenos Aires/Ezeiza

Local times

For further information visit www.voegol.com.br/ir

ABOUT GOL LINHAS AEREAS INTELIGENTES S.A.

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 910 daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, the 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.

CONTACTS

INVESTOR RELATIONS
Phone: +55 (11) 2128-4700
E-mail: ri@golnaweb.com.br

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Phone: +55 (11) 2128-4183
E-mail: comcorp@golnaweb.com.br

SOURCE GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.



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