Varig Airlines

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Varig Airlines Information

Varig Airlines IATA
RG
Varig Airlines ICAO
VRN
Varig Airlines Callsign
VARIG
Varig Airlines Founded 1927, Porto Alegre, Brazil, as Viacao Aérea Rio-Grandense S.A
2006, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as VRG Linhas Aereas S.A.
Varig Airlines Hubs Guarulhos Int'l Airport
Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport
Galeao International Airport
Brasília International Airport
Varig Airlines Frequent flyer program Smiles
Varig Airlines Member lounge Business Class, Smiles Gold and Diamond Members Lounges
Varig Airlines Alliance None (Ejected from Star Alliance)
Varig Airlines Fleet size 27
Varig Airlines Destinations 20
Varig Airlines Parent company Grupo Aurea
Varig Airlines Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (as an independent company), Sao Paulo, Brazil (as a Gol subsidiary)
Varig Airlines Key people Constantino Oliveira (CEO)
Varig Airlines Website www.varig.com

Varig Airlines History

Varig airlines Brazil based airlines. Varig abbreviation is Viacao Aerea Rio Grandense (In Brazil). The founder of Varig airlines was Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes. Varig airline was based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Varig airline was first established airline in Brazil i.e. in 1927. Varig airline main hubs are:

  1. Guarulhos Int'l Airport
  2. Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport
  3. Galeao International Airport
  4. Brasilia International Airport

Varig airline Member lounge are Business Class, Smiles Gold and Diamond Members Lounges. Fleet size of Varig airline is 27 and the destinations are 20. Parent company for this airline was Grupo Aurea. Headquarters of Varig airlines are Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (as an independent company), and Sao Paulo, Brazil (as a Gol subsidiary). Key people in Varig airline is Constantino Oliveira (CEO).

Varig Airlines Destinations

Varig Airlines Destinations in Domestic

Varig Airlines Destinations in Brazil

  • Center-West Region
    • Brasilia (Brasilia International Airport)
  • North Region
    • Manaus (Eduardo Gomes International Airport)
  • Northeast Region
    • Fernando de Noronha (Fernando de Noronha Airport)
    • Recife (Guararapes International Airport)
    • Salvador (Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport)
  • Southeast Region
    • Belo Horizonte (Tancredo Neves International Airport)
    • Rio de Janeiro
      • (Galeão International Airport) Secondary Hub
      • (Santos Dumont Airport)
    • São Paulo
      • (Congonhas International Airport) Hub
      • (Guarulhos International Airport) Hub
  • South Region
    • Curitiba (Afonso Pena International Airport)
    • Florianópolis (Hercilio Luz International Airport)
    • Porto Alegre (Salgado Filho International Airport) Secondary Hub

Varig Airlines Destinations in International

Varig Airlines Destinations in South America

  • Argentina
    • Buenos Aires (Ministro Pistarini International Airport)
  • Chile
    • Santiago (Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport)
  • Colombia
    • Bogota (El Dorado International Airport)
  • Venezuela
    • Caracas (Simón Bolivar International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in Central America

  • Aruba
    • Oranjestad (Queen Beatrix International Airport)

Varig Airlines Terminated Destinations

Varig Airlines Destinations in Asia

Varig Airlines Destinations in East Asia

  • Japan
    • Nagoya (Komaki Airport)
    • Tokyo (Haneda Airport, later Narita Airport)
  • China
    • Hong Kong (Kai Tak Airport)
    • Shangai (Pudong Airport)
    • Beijing (Capital Airport)
  • Singapore
    • Singapore (Singapore Changi Airport)
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok (Don Mueang International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in Europe

  • Denmark
    • Copenhagen (Kastrup Airport)
  • France
    • Paris (Orly Airport, later Charles de Gaulle International Airport)
  • Germany
    • Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport)
    • Munich (Munich Airport)
  • Italy
    • Milan (Malpensa Airport)
    • Rome (Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport)
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam (Schiphol Airport)
  • Portugal
    • Lisbon (Aeroporto da Portela)
    • Porto (Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport)
  • Spain
    • Madrid (Madrid Barajas International Airport)
    • Barcelona (Barcelona International Airport)
  • Switzerland
    • Zürich (Zürich-Kloten Airport)
    • Geneva (Geneva Cointrin International Airport)
  • United Kingdom
    • London (London Heathrow Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in Caribbean

  • Dominican Republic
    • Santo Domingo (Las Americas International Airport)
  • Panama
    • Panama City (Tocumen International Airport)
  • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Port-of-Spain (Piarco International Airport)
  • Barbados
    • Bridgetown (Grantley Adams International Airport)
  • Aruba
    • Oranjestad (Queen Beatrix International Airport)
  • Costa Rica
    • San Jose (Juan Santamaria International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in North America

Varig Airlines Destinations in Mexico

  • Cancún (Cancún International Airport)
  • Mexico City (Benito Juarez International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in United States

  • Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
  • Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport)
  • Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport)
  • Miami (Miami International Airport)
  • New York City (John F. Kennedy International Airport)
  • San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport)
  • Orlando (Orlando International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in Canada

  • Montreal (Montreal-Mirabel International Airport)
  • Toronto (Pearson International Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in South America

  • Argentina
    • Córdoba (Ingeniero Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport)
    • Rosario (Rosario - Islas Malvinas International Airport)
    • Mendoza (Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport)
    • San Carlos de Bariloche (Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport)
  • Bolivia
    • La Paz (El Alto International Airport)
    • Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Viru Viru International Airport)
  • Ecuador
    • Guayaquil (Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport)
    • Quito (Mariscal Sucre International Airport)
  • Paraguay
    • Asunción (Silvio Pettirossi International Airport)
  • Peru
    • Lima (Jorge Chavez International Airport)
    • Iquitos (Iquitos International Airport)
  • Uruguay
    • Montevideo (Carrasco International Airport)
  • Suriname
    • Paramaribo (Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport)
  • French Guyana
    • Cayenne (Cayenne-Rochambeau Airport)
  • Guyana
    • Georgetown (Cheddi Jagan International Airport)
  • Colombia
    • Leticia (Vasquez Cobo International Airport)
  • Venezuela
    • Puerto Ordaz (Puerto Ordaz Airport)

Varig Airlines Destinations in Africa

  • Angola
    • Luanda (Quatro de Fevereiro Airport)
  • Ivory Coast
    • Abidjan (Port Bouet Airport)
  • Mozambique
    • Maputo (Maputo International Airport)
  • Nigeria
    • Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport)
  • South Africa
    • Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport)
    • Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport)
  • Cape Verde
    • Sal (Amilcar Cabral International Airport)

Varig Airlines Fleets

Aircraft Total Passengers
(All Economy)
Routes Notes
Boeing 737-300 3   Short-Medium Operated by Gol Transportes Aéreos
Boeing 737-700 9   Short-Medium Operated by Gol Transportes Aéreos
Boeing 767-200ER 1   Medium-Long Haul Operated by Gol Transportes Aéreos
Boeing 767-300ER 1   Medium-Long Haul Operated by Gol Transportes Aéreos
Total 14      

Varig Airlines Retired Fleets

VARIG Retired Fleet
Aircraft
Boeing 737-400
Boeing 737-500
Boeing 737-700
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 757-200
Boeing 767-200ER
Boeing 767-300ER
Boeing 777-200ER
McDonnell Douglas MD-11
VARIG Retired Fleet
Aircraft
Airbus A300B4
Boeing 707-320C
Boeing 707-420
Boeing 727-100
Boeing 737-200
Boeing 747-200
Boeing 747-300
Boeing 747-400
Boeing 767-200ER
Douglas DC-3
Douglas DC-6
Douglas DC-8-33
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Convair 240
Convair 990
Curtiss C-46
Lockheed L-1049 Constellation
Lockheed L-188A Electra II
NAMC YS-11
Aircraft
Boeing 737-300
Boeing 737-500
Boeing 737-700
Embraer EMB-110
Embraer EMB-120
Embraer ERJ-145
Fokker F-27
Fokker 50

Varig Airlines Phone Number

Varig Airlines contect - 800-468-2744