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CallSign : GOL

Founded : 2000

Key people : Paulo Kakinoff, Constantino de Oliveira, Constantino de Oliveira Junior

Country : Brazil

Office Address : Praça Comandante Lineu Gomes s/n, Portaria 3 - Prédio 3

City : Sao Paulo

State : State of Sao Paulo,

Zip Code : 04626-900

Phone number : 00 55 300 115 2121

Official Website :

Covid :

GOL Airlines Overview 

GOL Airlines is a Brazinilan based airline, it was founded in 2000 and it is said to have revolutionised the industry in Brazil. Moreover, the airline is commonly known as VRG Linhas Aéreas. In addition to this, the airline is not only the largest airline in the country but it all happens to be the biggest low-cost airline in Brazil. Lastly, the airline has codeshare agreements with a number of airlines. For instance, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, South African Airlines, Emirates, Air France, Air Eurose and more.  

GOL Airlines Hub and Destinations 

GOL Airlines has its primary hub airport as Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo. In addition to this, other main hubs of this airline are in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. The airline mainly operates across Brazil. However, it also connects the passengers to destinations across South America, Central America and North America. Some of the destinations that is in GOL Airlines large domestic route include Belém, Campinas, Carajás, Fortaleza, Joinville, Natal, Petrolina, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Cancún, Miami, Montevideo and more. Lastly, some international destinations include Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Miami, Orlando, and more.


GOL Airlines Travel Classes

This airline only offers two travel classes – Economy Class and Premium Economy Class.

Premium Economy Class

This is a superior flight service, with greater comfort. Premium Economy passengers have benefits from check-in embarkation, priority boarding and check-in, extra baggage allowance. Moreover, passengers can access the lounge at the airport. Most importantly, participants can change flights for free. On-board high quality food that is available on exclusive menus. In addition to this, beverages are also available. Passengers are also provided with an amenity kit on board for extra comfort. Lastly, the seats are designed for comfort. They recline back 50% and are very spacious. The middle seat is left unoccupied for comfort and privacy of the passengers. Moreover, the seats are set out in a 2 x 2 or 3 x 3 formation. 

Economy Class 

Economy Class is the most basic cabin class available on GOL Airlines. However, it comes with satisfying and comfortable service for the budget traveller. For instance, passengers can order delicious snacks along with drinks to make their journey enjoyable. This further depends on the duration of the flight. International flight passengers can enjoy meals or light meals as well. In addition, comfort kits that contain blanket, pillow and dental kits are available to passengers on long and medium haul flights. Lastly, seats in this cabin class differ depending on the craft. However, they are very comfortable with a lot of legroom, generous pitch and width. They are set out in a 3 x 3 formation.


In-Flight Entertainment 

GOL Airlines provides wifi on board to the passengers. By connecting their personal devices to the GOL wifi passengers can easily access a wide range of movies, TV shows, and numerous songs through GOGO entertainment. Moreover, passengers can download the GOGO entertainment app prior to the flight. Lastly, wifi service is not free of cost.

Different internet packages are available, so as to suit different needs. The packages are as following:


In-Flight Food 

GOL Airlines strives to provide the best quality food on board. Passengers can make their journey enjoyable by tasting and eating food items off the in-flight menu. Moreover, international flight passengers are given complimentary meal service. Wide range of food options are given and this is accompanied by a variety of drinks. You can refer below to see more specific details on food and drinks available for passengers according to their route and cabin class:






(50 MINS–3.5 HOURS)






(5+ HOURS)

Economy Class
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Light meal (cold)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Meal w/ bread & dessert (cold)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Coffee
  • Meal w/ bread, salad & dessert (hot & cold)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Coffee
Premium Economy
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Assortment of chocolates
  • Light meal w/ dessert (hot)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Hot drinks
  • Meal w/ salad, bread & dessert (hot)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Hot drinks
  • Meal w/ salad, bread & dessert (hot & cold)
  • Snack
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Hot drinks


Frequent Flyer Program 

SMILES is the name of GOL Airlines frequent flyer program, it is to reward loyal passengers. So essentially every time passengers fly, they have the opportunity to collect points and redeem them on GOL Airlines as well as other associated airlines. For instance Aeromexico, American Airlines, Air Canada, Air France, Delta, Copa Airlines, Korean Airlines and more. These benefits and rewards will surely make the travel experience seamless. 

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