GOL Begins Ticket Sales to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE: GOL; Bovespa: GOLL4), Brazil’s low-fare, low-cost airline, begins today ticket sales to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, its second international destination. The inaugural flight is confirmed for November 7th, 2005. GOL will offer flights departing four times a week from Campo Grande, in the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS), at 11:30 p.m. Flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra will depart at 1:40 a.m. four times a week, with an immediate connection to Sao Paulo, and additional connections to all other destinations served by GOL.

For Tarcisio Gargioni, Vice-president of Marketing and Services at GOL, beginning regular service to Santa Cruz de la Sierra demonstrates the Company’s success in popularizing air transportation in South America and offering the option of low cost travel and high quality service to more passengers. “We believe the route to Bolivia will reach the same levels of success that GOL has achieved with its first international flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina, which operates with an average load factor of above 70 percent.”

Bolivia, which has a population of 8.8 million, is the fourth most frequented destination by Brazilians flying to neighboring countries. Approximately 150,000 passengers flew between Brazil and Bolivia in 2003. Bolivia is an associated country of the Mercosul and one the main natural gas exporters to Brazil and Argentina.

Tickets can now be purchased by calling 0300 789 2121 (in Brazil only) or through your travel agency. Beginning October 7, tickets will be available for purchase through GOL’s website, http://www.voegol.com.br/. Please check the destination table below for flight departure schedules:

Origin Destination Frequency Departure Arrival

Campo Santa Cruz de Tuesday,
Grande La Sierra Thursday, 11:30 p.m. 1:10 a.m.
(MS – Brazil) (Bolivia) Saturday (local time) (local time)
and Sunday

Santa Cruz de Campo Monday,
La Sierra Grande Wednesday, 1:40 a.m. 3:10 a.m.
(Bolivia) (MS – Brazil) Friday and (local time) (local time)
Sunday

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 shares are listed on the NYSE and the Bovespa. 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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