Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi-Sao Paulo service to daily flights from August 1.
The airline has been quick to increase capacity on the three-times-weekly route, which it only launched earlier this month. From August, the carrier will offer 3,360 seats a week between the two cities.
Etihad will continue to operate an Airbus A340-500 aircraft on the route, seating 240 passengers in a three-class cabin – 12 in Diamond first, 28 in Pearl business and 200 in Coral economy class.
The move means the UAE will soon offer 14 flights a week to the Brazilian city with Emirates also flying daily to Sao Paulo from Dubai, operating B777-300ER aircraft. The Dubai carrier also flies to Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro.