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Azul Brazilian Airlines is a low-cost Brazilian carrier, headquartered in Barueri. Azul's mission is to provide frequent, affordable flights to several destinations throughout Brazil, with a fleet of 148 planes serving 106 destinations that include trips to French Guyana and the United States. While Azul previously operated code-sharing partnerships with TRIP – Brazil's largest regional at the time – they have since absorbed TRIP and their affiliated routes. Azul additionally maintains a partnership with United Airlines as of 2014.