There is no better way to fly from Rio de Janeiro Airport than aboard an aircraft belonging to Alitalia's modern fleet as you sample its award-winning cuisine.
Rio de Janeiro's main airport, Galeao-A.C. Jobim International Airport (GIG), is located 20 kilometers to the north of Rio itself. The second busiest in Brazil, it handles over 17 million passengers annually. Rio’s airport also has a hotel, shops and plenty of places to grab a bite before your flight from Rio de Janeiro.
For travelers wishing to take a taxi to Rio de Janeiro Airport, there are blue and yellow taxis - with the blue offering an executive service. If you prefer taking a bus to Rio de Janeiro Airport, there are many excellent services running from various parts of the city. Rio's extensive metro system also interconnects with some of these services. Buses run from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.