When GOL Linhas Aéreas began operation in 2001, maintenance was performed at Varig Engenharia de Manutenção and, later on, by TAP at its RIOgaleão and Porto Alegre bases. “However, with the growth of the fleet, GOL decided to build its own maintenance centers and started doing its checks internally,” explains Director of Maintenance Alberto Correnti. Now flying 120 Boeing 737NGs, the Brazilian carrier has two maintenance centers doing structural ...


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