International air fares drop by up to 23% in Brazil with the arrival of LCCs

21 October, 2019

Brazil's Ministry of Tourism reported (21-Oct-2019) the arrival of SKY Airline and Norwegian Air in the Brazilian market led to reduced air fares on routes by up to 23%, according to KAYAK. Details include:

  • Rio de Janeiro Galeao-London: From BRL5990 (USD1450) on average to BRL4611 (USD1116), a 23% reduction;
  • Rio de Janeiro Galeao-Santiago: From BRL1772 (USD429) on average to BRL1454 (USD352), a 17% reduction;
  • Sao Paulo Guarulhos-Santiago: From BRL2245 (USD544) on average to BRL1454 (USD450), a 17% reduction. [more - original PR - Portuguese]