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Azul Brazilian Airlines Introduces Brazil Air Pass

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azul Brazilian Airlines, Brazil's largest airline by cities served, today introduced the Azul Brazil Air Pass offering 10 days of unlimited flights throughout Brazil for $299, or 21 days of flights for $399. The air pass is now available via US travel agencies or by calling Azul's Customer Service (1 844 499 2985) for customers with round-trip tickets purchased from any city in the United States to Brazil. Eligible itineraries must originate in the US, flown wholly on Azul or a combination of Azul and United Airlines.

"The Azul Brazil Air Pass is another market leading innovation with the best value there is to see and experience all the wonderful sights and attractions that Brazil has to offer," said David Neeleman, founder and CEO of Azul. "When you consider our lowest fares from Florida to São Paulo/Campinas start at just $499 round-trip, now you can spend 10 days seeing all of Brazil for less than $800. That's incredible value and there are great deals on hotels and transfers via Azul Viagens (Azul's travel agency) starting at $165."

A selection of Azul Viagens' best hotels deals include: 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro at the Arcos Rio Palace Hotel, with transfers included, starting at $195; 4 nights in Iguaçu Falls at the Best Western hotel with transfers, starting at $165; and, 7 nights in Maceió at Brisa Mar Hotel, with transfers, starting at $359.

Azul's air pass is on sale until November 30, 2015 and travel must be completed by December 15, 2015. Some restrictions and black-out dates apply. Baggage fees, restrictions and black-out dates apply. More details are available at www.flyazul.com/airpass.

Azul was named best low-cost airline in South America this year for the fifth consecutive time.

About Azul

Azul Brazilian Airlines, Brazil's largest carrier by cities served, has a fleet of 140 aircraft, more than 11,000 employees, more than 900 daily flights to more than 100 destinations, operating one third of all Brazil's flights. In addition to winning SkyTrax's Best Low Cost Carrier in South America for five years now, Azul also received the same award from FlightStats in 2013, and was recognized as the most on-time airline in Brazil in 2014, according to Infraero. That same year, the company was recognized as the Best Low Cost Airline in the World by CAPA - Centre for Aviation. Learn more at www.voeazul.com.br.

CONTACT: Media contact: Gareth Edmondson-Jones 917 399-9355 gareth.jones@voeazul.com.brSource:Azul Airlines