Azul Brazilian Airlines Launches First-Ever Nonstop Flight Between Belo Horizonte and Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Azul Brazilian Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline by cities served, today adds a new daily flight from Orlando International to Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the first-ever nonstop flight on the route. Belo Horizonte is Azul’s second hub destination, where Orlando travelers will be able to connect to more than 100 destinations. The company also operates daily flights from Fort Lauderdale / Miami and Orlando to São Paulo. Azul Cargo services are available in all international flights.

“We’re so excited to add this new service for the hundreds of thousands of Brazilians living in Central Florida and the millions in Brazil who love to visit Orlando,” said David Neeleman, Azul’s Founder and CEO. “We’re so grateful for the warm welcome Azul has received in Orlando and we look forward to welcoming US travelers to Belo Horizonte”.

Starting today, the new daily service will depart Orlando (MCO) at 6pm, arriving in Belo Horizonte at 5:32am the following morning. The return flight will depart Belo Horizonte at 10:18am, arriving at MCO at 4:15pm.