Universal Transportes Aéreos

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Universal Transportes Aéreos
Founded 1947
Commenced operations 1948
Ceased operations 1948
Key people Ruy Presser Bello

Universal Transportes Aéreos was a Brazilian airline founded in 1947. In December 1948 it ceased operations.


Universal was founded in the end of 1947 and operated flights between Rio de Janeiro and locations in Minas Gerais. Later it added São Paulo to the network. On December 1, 1948 it ceased operations.[1]


Universal served the following cities:[2]


Universal Fleet[2]
Aircraft Total Years of operation Notes
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando 1 1948
Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar 2 1948


  1. ^ Instituto Histórico-Cultural da Aeronáutica (2005). História Geral da Aeronáutica Brasileira: de janeiro de 1946 a janeiro de 1956 após o término da Segunda Guerra Mundial até a posse do Dr. Juscelino Kubitschek como Presidente da República (in Portuguese). 4. Rio de Janeiro: GR3 Comunicação & Design. p. 358. 
  2. ^ a b Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 307. 

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