|Name of Airport|
|Airport IATA Code||GIG|
|Lowest Flight Price||$26|
|Available Airline Carriers||GOL Linhas Aereas S.A., LATAM Airlines Group, Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, Azul, Copa|
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Flights into Rio de Janeiro, Galeao International Airport (GIG) bring visitors from around the world to enjoy the experience that is Rio.
This city of contrasts boasts the extraordinary, iconic landscapes of Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain, the latter with its statue of Christ the Redeemer, yet it also plays host to abject poverty in the favelas which cling to the hillsides.
Many come here to play on beaches like Ipanema and Copacabana, or to experience the drama of the Rio Carnevale; others come to explore a rich cultural heritage which is showcased in the Museu Historico Nacional.
From the airport, the best way to reach the center of Rio is to use one of the fast, comfortable premium buses. If you take a taxi, be prepared for some serious haggling.
Once in Rio, most of the beaches and upscale shopping areas are within walking distance of each other in the Zona Sul, while the zoo, observatory and museums are in the Zona Norte.
Organized favela tours are a safe way to experience the other side of life in Rio by experiencing the lives, culture and sights of Rio s famous favelas, which were once dubbed a city within a city .
There are lots of places you can journey to from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.), but the most in-demand international destinations are Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lisbon District.
Domestic flights to Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Salvador are also quick to sell out. Go on a trip to one of these spectacular destinations. There's nothing quite like the gift of travel to awaken your wanderlust.
You're spoiled for choice when jetting out of Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) with these well-known domestic airlines:
If you have the urge to discover far-flung places, these top carriers will comfortably take you there from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.):
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In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
GIG is the location identifier set by the IATA for Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.). These three-letter codes identify airports all around the world and are used mainly for ticketing purposes.
Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) operates flights from just one terminal building. Not sure what to do with that spare time between check in and boarding? Do some research online to learn what kinds of services and facilities are on offer here.
The good news is yes! You can skip the cramped departure area and relax in at least one private lounge at Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.). Depending on your class of airfare, airline and membership level, you may already be able to get access. Alternatively, head to the airport's official website to see if you can buy an one-day lounge pass.
Keep up the good work
The website needs some work but the airport staff is awesome
The food they serve was very good for airplane food
Seat not able to be inclined for reasonably comfort & sleep. I could not sleep
A very good overall experience keep up the good job
it would be good if swiss airlines offers more entretaiment options.
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