Air Transportation

Travel agency support

RoboCup 2014 official travel agency (Luck Viagens) is a third party company with 50 years experience in touristic assistance in Brazilian northeast region. They can help you to select and book flights, accommodation or even rent cars to take part in RoboCup. You can proceed with the booking by sending an email to or you can contact them directly by phone. They can answer you in Portuguese, English or Spanish, and they are expected to reply your enquiries in up to 48 hours.


Flight routes

The main international routes available for the RoboCup community to reach Brazil are shown bellow. Participants from Europe and US usually have direct flights to Brazilian northeast region, whereas passengers from Asia, Africa, Oceania and Americas will find frequent flights to the southeast region. Due to FIFA World Cup, the number of international flights for July 2014 are expected to increase in both regions.

Airport information

João Pessoa/Bayeux International Airport (JPA) is your best airport choice for landing. However, most international flights usually arrive in Brazil at: Sao Paulo (GRU), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Salvador (SSA), Brasilia (BSB), Recife (REC), Natal (NAT) and Fortaleza (FOR). If you are not able to land in João Pessoa, your best airport choices are Recife (REC) or Natal (NAT), respectively 125Km and 200Km far from João Pessoa. From these two airports, RoboCup 2014 receptive agency can book a transfer for you, without the need of waiting for a connection to João Pessoa.

Airport Reception Desks

Due to the special support of INFRAERO (Brazilian airports agency), RoboCup 2014 will have a desk in João Pessoa International Airport “Presidente Castro Pinto” (JPA) to assist you. Luck Viagens will be happy to assist you 24 hours in their stores in Natal (NAT) and Recife (REC) airports.


Luck Viagens Recife
Av. Conselheiro Aguiar, 2205, Loja 03
Boa Viagem, Recife, PE
Phone: +55 (81) 3366-6238 or 3366-6203
Business hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm. Saturday: 9am to 1pm (GMT -3)
(Do not forget to mention that you are from RoboCup!)

Luck Receptivo store and VIP room at Recife airport
Recife/Guararapes International Airport “Gilberto Freyre”
South Landing, ground floor
VIP room for up to 15 people seated
Phone: +55 (81) 3302-3460 / +55 (81) 9979-7777
Business hours: 24 hours. VIP room: 5am to 11:59pm
Luck Receptivo store at Natal airport
Natal International Airport “Augusto Severo”
Lobby, ground floor
Phone: +55 (84) 3087-1366
Business hours: 24 hours

If you have already contacted the travel agency and still have questions about travel arrangements, please contact us in the e-mail .