GOL Launches New Flights between Southern Brazil and Buenos Aires

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE: GOL; Bovespa: GOLL4), Brazil’s low-fare, low-cost airline, will begin operating direct flights from Porto Alegre in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (10.2 million inhabitants) and Florianopolis in the state of Santa Catarina (5.5 million inhabitants) to Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 16, 2005. The Company decided to offer these new routes in order to meet customer demand in the southern region of Brazil for travel to Buenos Aires.

GOL’s flights to Buenos Aires, its first international destination, have been very successful since they began eight months ago, as shown by a recent customer satisfaction study. The survey, which was completed by passengers on flights to and from Buenos Aires between April and July of this year, revealed that 83 percent of the Argentine passengers were “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with the airline. The results also showed the public’s loyalty to the brand, with more than 92 percent of respondents saying they would fly GOL again and 89 percent of respondents saying they would “definitely” recommend GOL’s services to friends and family.

Origin Destination Frequency Departure Arrival
(Brasilia Time)(Brasilia Time)

Porto Alegre Buenos Aires Monday 12 Noon 2:15 PM
(RS) (Argentina) through Friday

Buenos Aires Porto Alegre Monday 3:30 PM 5 PM
(Argentina) (RS) through Friday

Florianopolis Buenos Aires Weekends 12 Noon 2:10 PM
(SC) (Argentina)

Buenos Aires Florianopolis Weekends 3:30 PM 5:30 PM
(Argentina) (SC)

About GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, a “low-cost, low-fare” airline, is one of the most profitable and fastest growing airlines in the industry worldwide. GOL listed its shares on the NYSE and the Bovespa in June 2004. For more information, flight times and fares, please access our site at http://www.voegol.com.br/ or call 0300-789-2121 in Brazil, 0810-266-3131 in Argentina, or 55 11 2125-3200 from overseas. GOL: here everyone can fly!

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