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Formed in 2007 and started operations in 2008. Domestic, regional, & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services. Also wet-leases (ACMI) its airplanes to other operators.
Curitiba-Aeroporto Internacional Afonso Pena
Hangar Rio Linhas Aereas
San Jose dos Pinhais
BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1822, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 8,511,965 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 165 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS BRASILIA, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS PORTUGESE.
April 2007: Rio Linhas Aereas (RIL) was created by the Jetsul Group, whose first cargo carrier, Jetsul Linhas Aereas ceased operations in 2003 and was restructured as an air-taxi company.
May 2009: (ICAO) Code: CWB.
June 2009: Will start operations with an initial investment of $8 million.
November 2009: 727-214F (21512, PR-IOA), ex-(N750US), delivery, Airlease International leased.
July 2010: 727-264F (22983, PR-IOB), ex-Marana, ex-(N763AT).
August 2011: 767-281F (23146, PR-IOH), Cargo Aircraft Management leased, ex-(N796AX).
November 2011: Rio Linhas Aereas (RIL) is Barzil's largest dedicated cargo airline operating domestic and international cargo flights primarily within South and Central America and to Miami. Airplane wet-leasing (ACMI) services are offered.
Rio Linhas Aereas (RIL) has night flight contracts to transport mail and packages for Correios (Brazilian Postal Service) to Brasilia (BSB), Salvador (SSA), Sao Paulo (GRU), Manaus (MAO), Recife (REC), Porto Velho (PVH), and Cuiaba (CGB).
Parent organization/shareholders: Jetsul Group (100%).
(IATA) Code: RL. (ICAO) Code: RIO.
Main Base: Curitiba-Aeroporto Internacional Afonso Pena airport (CWB).
Hubs: Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG); Salgado Filho International Airport.
June 2013: Rio Linhas Aéreas ((ICAO) Code: RIO, based at Curitiba) (RIL) is set to take delivery of an ex-Air Nigeria ((IATA) Code: VK, based at Lagos) (VNA) 737-4Q8 (25375), (ILF) leased, that will be converted into a 737-400F and re-registered as (PP-WSA). The 737-4Q8 was originally stored in Goodyear. (RIL) currently has a fleet of 6 727-200F freighters.
April 2014: Rio Linhas Aéreas (RIL) is Brazil's largest dedicated cargo airline, operating domestic and international cargo flights, primarily between South and Central America and to Miami. (acmi) wet-leasing services are also offered.
(RIL) has taken delivery of its 1st 737-4Q8F (25375, PP-WSA), following a delivery ceremony at Curitiba on Saturday, March 29. The former Air Nigeria (VNA) passenger jet is the 1st 737F freighter ordered as part of (RIL)'s fleet renewal program.
(RIL) also operates 5 727-200Fs and a 767-281F on behalf of (DHL) Express and for Correios (Brazilian Postal Service's courier division).
Servicio de Atendimento ao Consumidor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Atendimento: atendimento @riocargo.com
Departamento Comercial: email@example.com
Controle Tecnico de Manutencao: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 2014: (PEMCO) World Air Services has delivered a Boeing 737-400F to Brazil's Rio Linhas Aéreas (RIL). The 11-pallet freighter was converted at (PEMCO)ís Costa Rican conversion operation at (COOPESA) (COO).