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Feb 12, 21, 6:03 am
Replies: 3
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Posted By qfrodo

I have flown United and Azul on many occasions,...

I have flown United and Azul on many occasions, but not recently due to Covid-19. As a 1K, what benefits you received when checking in depended on the gate agent as they are not consistently trained....
Forum: Brazil
Feb 6, 21, 1:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By qfrodo

Have you checked the recent news concerning...

Have you checked the recent news concerning Manaus? Getting hit very hard a second time with a variant of Covid-19. Who knows the time line for them to get thru it let alone whether the economy will...
Forum: Brazil
Dec 24, 20, 4:14 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By qfrodo

Interesting read of the various interpretations...

Interesting read of the various interpretations of the new rule. Remember that you are entering Brazil and one thing I have learned is that there is no consistency in how things are done. I'm sure I...
Forum: Brazil
Dec 23, 20, 12:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,075
Posted By qfrodo

Another suggestion should you make the trip again...

Another suggestion should you make the trip again in the future. Fly to Porto or Lisbon and use Azul from there. They go to Viracopos, but have bus service. Price is usually pretty good. They have...
Dec 11, 20, 1:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By qfrodo

Azul has a section with additional legroom....

Azul has a section with additional legroom. Called Espacio Azul or Azul Space.
Dec 1, 20, 2:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By qfrodo

I don't think it is necessarily that Azul can't...

I don't think it is necessarily that Azul can't figure out what it wants to be when it grows up, rather just the way some things are done in Brazil. Some processes are very modernized and I think why...
Nov 23, 20, 2:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By qfrodo

Used to fly Azul quite regularly before Covid,...

Used to fly Azul quite regularly before Covid, mostly the domestic leg between VIX and GRU, either as part of the UA ticket or stand alone. Normally would hear some things in English, so a bit...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 16, 20, 10:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By qfrodo

As a UA 1K you are entitled to the seats at the...

As a UA 1K you are entitled to the seats at the front of the plane on Azul, usually the first 6 rows which have additional space. You may have to argue this depending on the agent, as all of them are...
Forum: Brazil
Sep 13, 20, 6:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By qfrodo

Domingos Martins

Domingos Martins
Forum: Brazil
Sep 13, 20, 4:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By qfrodo

Well, while "stay home" is decent advice given...

Well, while "stay home" is decent advice given the pandemic, there are still flights being operated and people traveling for whatever reason. As I understand things at present, you can enter Brazil...
Forum: Brazil
Sep 12, 20, 4:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By qfrodo

TransWorldOne, a...

TransWorldOne, a (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/transworldone.html)s with anything, it depends on your likes and dislikes, which you don't mention in your post, just some possibilities for...
Jul 30, 20, 2:22 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 50,887
Posted By qfrodo

No flights for me since I cancelled a Mar 31...

No flights for me since I cancelled a Mar 31 trip. May need to make an international trip sometime this fall for personal business reasons, but will see how that pans out.
Feb 17, 20, 3:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By qfrodo

I think all you can do is ask at FEN. It may...

I think all you can do is ask at FEN. It may depend on the day you travel and how knowledgeable the check-in agent is. I haven't had to do that with Azul. Let them know you only have a one hour...
Forum: Brazil
Feb 17, 20, 2:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By qfrodo

I had a similar situation, but it involved a UA...

I had a similar situation, but it involved a UA flight arriving at the international sideT2. Guess all the T3 gates were occupied. Found out that Azul didn't have a recheck there so had to drag the...
Forum: Brazil
Feb 16, 20, 3:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By qfrodo

If your friend arraives at Terminal 3, there is a...

If your friend arraives at Terminal 3, there is a recheck area after exiting customs. Haven't used LaTAM in a while, been using Aziul and GOL, Have noticed that the line for baggage recheck on LaTAM...
Feb 15, 20, 6:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By qfrodo

It is often mentioned on this forum how one can...

It is often mentioned on this forum how one can expect inconsistency from UA. Well, when it comes to all Brazilian airlines, I think that can be said two fold or three fold. The UA App won't show you...
Feb 13, 20, 1:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By qfrodo

What ever they are called, LOL, hard to keep up...

What ever they are called, LOL, hard to keep up with the nomenclature, but it is normally the first 5 rows with greater seat pitch. I have only ever requested the seats when checking in, and there...
Feb 12, 20, 4:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By qfrodo

Correct, the lanes are not marked 1K as most of...

Correct, the lanes are not marked 1K as most of Azul's clientele would have no idea what that meant. And as I indicated above, it can also depend on how well trained the gate agent is. Until I...
Feb 12, 20, 1:03 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By qfrodo

I connect frequently at GRU with Azul. Yes there...

I connect frequently at GRU with Azul. Yes there is a shuttle between Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. It isn't that bad. Yes there are fewer restaurants and no lounge in Terminal 1, but changes are...
Feb 8, 20, 9:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By qfrodo

By law in Brazil, people who are over a certain...

By law in Brazil, people who are over a certain age, or disabled, or families with young children, etc, are boarded first and there is a designated priority lane for this group. Not entirely certain...
Jan 22, 20, 6:19 am
Replies: 39
Views: 7,149
Posted By qfrodo

In my many trips into and out of GRU, the...

In my many trips into and out of GRU, the aircraft size in terms of passenger count seems to be a factor. The hard stand gates in Terminal 3 are downstairs and it is always a 767, never a 777. A 767...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 17, 20, 11:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By qfrodo

Most of my Azul flights are on a UA "016"...

Most of my Azul flights are on a UA "016" tickets, so I can't say for sure. But here is the English version of Azul's Baggage policies. I believe TudoAzul Safira is the Plat equivalent. Within South...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 14, 20, 1:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By qfrodo

Which airline issued the ticket? If Azul,...

Which airline issued the ticket? If Azul, according to UA's web site, Azul is to recognize the UA status. I even wrote to Azul about this after an experience where they did not and it was confirmed...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 13, 20, 6:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By qfrodo

Yes, they will check the luggage thru to your...

Yes, they will check the luggage thru to your final domestic destination, but you still need to collect it and go thru customs and then recheck it. I have done this many many times arriving...
Dec 17, 19, 9:08 am
Replies: 34
Views: 8,981
Posted By qfrodo

861/860 IAD-GRU and it used to have a tag that...

861/860 IAD-GRU and it used to have a tag that continued to GIG. At one time there was and IAD-GIG which ended as seasonal, but don't recall flight number.
62/63 IAH-GRU
129/128 IAH-GIG
845/844...
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