Air Transat and Azul Airlines join forces to facilitate travel to Brazil

Montreal, August 15, 2023  Air Transat, recently voted World's Best Leisure Airline for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, continues to develop its virtual interlining service with the addition of Brazilian carrier Azul Airlines to its connectair by Air Transat platform. Quebec-based travellers can now combine select Air Transat and Azul Airlines flights to destinations such as Sao Paulo (VCP) and Manaus (MAO) in Brazil, via a layover in Fort Lauderdale or Orlando in Florida.

Travel enthusiasts can visit this mythical South American country to enjoy its paradisiacal beaches, admire the majestic Iguazú Falls, explore the fascinating Amazon Rainforest, or discover the vibrant streets of Rio de Janeiro.

This addition brings the total number of partners accessible through the connectair by Air Transat platform to 12 and the number of additional destinations available in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, and Canada to more than 280.

Connections are available through the search engine tool on and through some flight aggregators. Booking also includes assistance in the event of flight delays or cancellations to ensure that travellers arrive at their destination as quickly as possible.

To learn more about connectair by Air Transat, travellers can visit or watch this short video.

About Air Transat

Founded in Montreal 35 years ago, Air Transat is a leading travel brand. Its program offers access to international destinations, mainly in Europe, the Caribbean and the East and West coasts of the U.S. Voted Best Leisure Airline by passengers at the 2023 Skytrax World Airline Awards, Air Transat is recognized for its excellent customer service. By renewing its fleet with the most energy-efficient aircraft in their category, Air Transat is committed to a more sustainable industry. Based in Montréal with major hubs in Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), it has near 5,000 employees with a common purpose to bring people closer together. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX: TRZ).

About Azul Airlines

Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of flight departures and cities served, offers 1,000 daily flights to over 160 destinations. With an operating fleet of over 170 aircraft and more than 13,000 Crewmembers, the Company has a network of 300 non-stop routes as of December 2022. Azul was named by Cirium (leading aviation data analysis company) as the most on-time airline in the world in 2022, being the first Brazilian airline to obtain this honor. In 2020 Azul was awarded best airline in the world by TripAdvisor, first time a Brazilian Flag Carrier earns number one ranking in the Traveler’s Choice Awards. For more information visit



Air Transat: Marie-Christine Pouliot, Senior Advisor, Public Relations and Content Marketing / Azul Airlines press office: 55 11 98196-1035