UK-based long-haul specialist Virgin Atlantic will open its first service to South America in 2020, with flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil. The carrier will start a daily service, operating a three-class, 264-seat Boeing 787-9 on the route. The new route will aim to capitalize on the Brazilian economy’s recovery from several years of lackluster performance. São Paulo is the commercial capital of Brazil and the second-largest in the Americas ...

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