Passaredo Linhas Aéreas

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Passaredo Linhas Aéreas
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas logo.png
IATA
P3
ICAO
PTB
Callsign
PASSAREDO
Founded 1995
Hubs Ribeirão Preto
Secondary hubs Goiânia
Fleet size 09+01
Destinations 19
Headquarters Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Key people José Luiz Felicio Filho
Website www.voepassaredo.com.br

Passaredo Linhas Aéreas is an airline based in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.[1] It operates regional services in Brazil. Its main base is Dr. Leite Lopes Airport, Ribeirão Preto.[2]

According to the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) between January and December 2012 Passaredo had 0.54% of the domestic market share in terms of passengers per kilometre flown.[3]

History[edit]

Oldest Passaredo Logo
Another old Passaredo Logo

The Passaredo bus transport company, owned by Viação Passaredo, started regional aircraft operations in 1995. Following a suspension of operations in April 2002, it restarted operations in 2004. It is wholly owned by Grupo Passaredo.[2]

From December 23, 2010 until July 31, 2014 Passaredo has had an operational partnership with Gol Linhas Aéreas, replacing an earlier similar agreement with TAM Airlines. However on August 1, 2014, Passaredo re-established an operational partnership with TAM.[4]

Passaredo applied to the Commercial Bankruptcy and Reorganization Court in Ribeirão Preto on 19 October 2012,[5] for the commencement of "judicial reorganization" proceedings pursuant to the New Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law of Brazil (Law 11.101).[6] Operations continue as normal.

Destinations[edit]

As of September 2014 Passaredo Linhas Aéreas operated scheduled services to the following destinations:[7]

[Base] Base
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Araguaína Brazil AUX SWGN Araguaína Airport
Barreiras Brazil BRA SNBR Barreiras Airport
Belo Horizonte Brazil PLU SBBH Belo Horizonte/Pampulha – Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport
Brasília Brazil BSB SBBR Brasília–Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport
Cascavel Brazil CAC SBCA Adalberto Mendes da Silva Airport
Cuiabá Brazil CGB SBCY Marechal Rondon International Airport
Dourados Brazil DOU SBDO Dourados Airport
Goiânia Brazil GYN SBGO Santa Genoveva Airport
Palmas Brazil PMW SBPJ Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport
Ribeirão Preto Brazil RAO SBRP Dr. Leite Lopes Airport [Base]
Rio de Janeiro Brazil GIG SBGL Galeão/Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
Salvador da Bahia Brazil SSA SBSV Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport
São José do Rio Preto Brazil SJP SBSR São José do Rio Preto Airport
São Paulo Brazil GRU SBGR São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport
Sinop Brazil OPS SWSI Presidente João Figueiredo Airport
Três Lagoas Brazil TJL SSTL Plínio Alarcom Airport
Uberaba Brazil UBA SBUR Uberaba Airport
Uberlândia Brazil UDI SBUL Uberlândia Airport
Vitória da Conquista Brazil VDC SBQV Vitória da Conquista Airport

Fleet[edit]

A Passaredo ATR 72-600 taxiing at Santa Genoveva/Goiânia Airport, Goiânia, Brazil. (2012)
A Passaredo ERJ 145LR. (2010)

As of September 2014 the fleet of Passaredo Linhas Aéreas included the following aircraft:[8] 09 ATR 72-509/600 series

Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Options Passengers
(Economy)
ATR 72 9 1 10 70


Retired Passaredo Fleet
Aircraft Total Years of operation
Embraer EMB 120ER Brasília 7 1995–2011
Airbus A310 2 1997–1999
ATR 42-300 2 1999-2000
Embraer ERJ 135 1 2009-2010
Embraer ERJ 145 15 2009-2013

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 25 August 2010, Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Flight 2231, operated by an Embraer ERJ-145, crashed on approach to Vitória da Conquista. The plane landed short of the runway and the crew lost control, resulting in the aircraft sustaining severe damage before coming to a stop away from the runway. Two of the 27 people on board were injured. The airline said the plane was unable to lower landing gear, although observers said the landing gear was lowered while the aircraft was landing.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fale Conosco." Passaredo Transportes Aéreos. Retrieved on July 5, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 61. 
  3. ^ "Dados Comparativos Avançados" (in Portuguese). Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC). Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "TAM nega interesse na Passaredi e anuncia acordo" (in Portuguese). Panrotas. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Andrade, Artur Luiz (October 19, 2012). "Passaredo pede recuperação judicial" (in Portuguese). Panrotas. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Lei n˚11.101, de 9 de fevereiro de 2005" (in Portuguese). Presidência da República: Casa Civil. February 9, 2005. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Passaredo: Destinos" (in Portuguese). Passaredo. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Frota atual das empresas brasileiras" (in Portuguese). Aeromuseu. April 6, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Accident: Passaredo E145 at Vitoria da Conquista on Aug 25th 2010, landed short of runway". The Aviation Herald. 26 August 2010. Retrieved 28 August 2010. 

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