Interbrasil STAR

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Interbrasil STAR
IATA
Q9
ICAO
ITB
Callsign
Interbrasil
Founded 1994
Commenced operations 1995
Ceased operations 2001
Frequent-flyer program TransPass
Destinations 21
Parent company Transbrasil
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil

Interbrasil STAR S/A was a Brazilian airline founded in 1994 as a feeder airline to Transbrasil. It ceased activities along with its mother-company in 2001.

History[edit]

Interbrasil Sistema de Transporte Aéreo Regional was founded on January 14, 1994 as a subsidiary of Transbrasil with the purpose to serve as a feeder carrier. Operations started on July 3, 1995.[1]

In 1999 Interbrasil STAR participated with Total Linhas Aéreas in the creation of a shuttle service between Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont and Belo Horizonte-Pampulha using mostly the ATR-42 of Total.[2]

On December 4, 2001, following the collapse of its mother-company, Interbrasil STAR ceased operations.

Destinations[edit]

Interbrasil STAR served the following cities:[3]

City Airport Notes
Bauru Bauru Airport
Belo Horizonte Pampulha/Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport
Brasília Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport
Campinas Viracopos International Airport
Cascavel Adalberto Mendes da Silva Airport
Chapecó Serafin Enoss Bertaso Airport
Curitiba Afonso Pena International Airport
Florianópolis Hercílio Luz International Airport
Foz do Iguaçu Cataratas International Airport
Goiânia Santa Genoveva Airport
Joinville Lauro Carneiro de Loyola Airport
Londrina Gov. José Richa Airport
Maringá Sílvio Name Júnior Regional Airport
Navegantes Min. Victor Konder International Airport
Porto Alegre Salgado Filho International Airport
Ribeirão Preto Leite Lopes Airport
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport
São José do Rio Preto Prof. Eribelto Manoel Reino State Airport
São Paulo Congonhas Airport
São Paulo Guarulhos/Gov. André Franco Montoro International Airport
Uberlândia Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport

Fleet[edit]

Interbrasil STAR Fleet[4]
Aircraft Total Years of operation Notes
Embraer EMB 120 QC/RT Brasília 8 1995–2001

Airline affinity program[edit]

Interbrasil STAR, being fully integrated into Transbrasil network accrued miles on Transbrasil’s Frequent-flyer program TransPass. Points could be used on Transbrasil and Interbrasil STAR services. Points held at the time of the airline's collapse lost their value as no other airline took over the program.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davies, R. E. G. (1997). Transbrasil: An Airline and its Aircraft. McLean: Paladwr Press. p. 52. 
  2. ^ Davies, R. E. G. (1997). Transbrasil: An Airline and its Aircraft. McLean: Paladwr Press. p. 53. 
  3. ^ Davies, R. E. G. (1997). Transbrasil: An Airline and its Aircraft. McLean: Paladwr Press. pp. passim. 
  4. ^ "Interbrasil". Aviação Paulista. February 7, 2012. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 

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