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Tag: Salgado Filho airport Porto Alegre

  • Saturday, May 4th 2024 - 10:47 UTC

    Porto Alegre Airport shut down until further notice due to storms

    Travelers were advised to contact the airlines for more information about their flights

    In a move to preserve the safety of workers and passengers alike, the Salgado Filho Airport serving the city of Porto Alegre, the capital of the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul, has announced it would be suspending all operations until further notice, Agencia Brasil reported. The Gaúcho State is going through a heavy storm and subsequent floods that have already left nearly 40 people dead and the number is expected to grow given the number of persons still unaccounted for.

  • Tuesday, May 16th 2017 - 10:04 UTC

    Brazil states RAF Hercules flights from or to Falklands are “humanitarian motivated”

    The RAF Hercules are internationally recognized as search and rescue, SAR, and thus for Brazil those flights are humanitarian motivated

    The Brazilian government discards any “irregularities” in allowing British military aircraft, flying to or from the Falkland Islands, landing in its airports since the authorizations are humanitarian motivated, revealed a source from the Brazilian government to the Argentine news agency, Telam.

  • Monday, April 10th 2017 - 07:29 UTC

    RAF Hercules photographed by Zero Hora in Porto Alegre airport

    RAF officers waiting for the fuelling

    The Royal Air Force continues to call at Brazilian airports for refueling in their trip to the Falkland Islands, according to Zero Hora, the main daily from the city of Porto Alegre in Rio Grande Do Sul state.