Gol Transportes Aéreos

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Gol Transportes Aéreos
GOL logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
G3 GLO [1] GOL
Founded 2000
Fleet size 138
Headquarters São Paulo
Website [1]

Gol Transportes Aéreos, also known as Gol Airlines, is a low-cost carrier of Brazil. It began in 2000. Its headquarters are in São Paulo.

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Gol began flights on January 15, 2000. In 2004, it began to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. [2] In September 2011, Aerolíneas Argentinas began an agreement. [3] After Varig Brazilian Airlines declared bankruptcy in 2006, Gol bought some of their possessions. Varig's airport lounge was also acquired by Gol in 2013. [4] Gol currently owns the Varig name. [5] It used to painted some airplanes with that name. In 2006, a Gol airplane hit a private jet. [6] No one was hurt or killed on the private jet. But, all 154 people on the Gol airplane died. [7]

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