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vartumashvili

TAM Ц in the sky over Brazil

22.02.2012 г. vartumashvili

TAM Linhas Aereas is the major air carrier of the South America and the Brazil's largest airline. It’s the Star Alliance member. Route network of TAM covers virtually all areas in Brazil.

It appeared to be the only Brazil air carrier available for on-line tickets booking. The thing is that in order to make any on-line purchase in Brazil it’s necessary to enter CPF (it’s a kind of our Tax Identification Number). So, having no CPF it’s impossible to make purchase. The only thing left is to buy tickets after arrival to Brazil. But in this case there’s a real threat of overstated prices and lack of tickets in high season.

Boarding to TAM's flight in Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airporthttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

The majority of the planes in the Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport are owned by TAM airlines.

Airbus A330 of TAM Linhas Aereashttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Airlbus A320 of TAM in Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airporthttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

We flew to Foz do Iguazu. Airbus 320-200 has come up.

Cabin of Airbus A320 of TAM airlinehttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

It’s an hour and a bit in the air.

Flying over Brazillhttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Flying over Brazillhttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

If you book or ask a seat on the left side of the cabin (A-B-C seats) you’ll see the main places of interest: the Iguazu waterfalls and the Itaipu hydrostation. But, they say, the airport may receive the planes from both sides of the runway, so, there’s a chance to see nothing.

Iguazu waterfalls:

Iguazu waterfallshttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Itaipu hydrostation:

Itaipu hydrostationhttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Approach to the Foz do Iguazu:

Approach to the Foz do Iguazuhttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

In spite of the weather forecast with rains and lightning for the whole week (we were ready for such a foul), the weather was fine, without any cloud in the sky. Because of this forecast I decided to spend one more day in Foz do Iguacu, but it was not necessary.

The Foz do Iguazu airport:

In the Foz do Iguazu airporthttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Foz do Iguazu airporthttps://www.airlines-inform.ru/license/

Vote for review:

About airline "LATAM Brasil"

About aircraft "Airbus A320"

About airport "Foz do Iguazu Cataratas International"

About airport "Sao Paulo Guarulhos International"


nlapygina

Good review, nice fotos. Once in Brazil I will try TAM for sure

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Eric Sessions

Lovely hearing from our neighbors south of the equator smile:)

You said that it's impossible to buy tickets online without a "CPF" number. What do you do if you don't have a CPF number? Is it possible to work around it?

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