The pre-selection report of the 12 Portuguese cities that competed for the European Capital of Culture 2027, excluded Funchal’s candidacy because it detected “significant deficiencies” in the project validated by the previous Executive, led by Miguel Silva Gouveia.
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As part of the regular operational activity carried out by the PSP Madeira Regional Command with other regional entities, including the Funchal Police Division, and the Regional Authority for Economic Activities, a 63-year-old taxi driver, born in Angola and residing in Funchal, was arrested for tariff speculation.
Ireneu Barreto, representative of the Republic for the Autonomous Region of Madeira, received the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Lisbon, Petr Selepa, who was accompanied by the Czech Honorary Consul, Pedro Mendes Gomes at the Palácio de São Lourenço today.
With a yellow alert for strong winds, the airport has already proved its vulnerability to the elements as three flights have already been diverted this morning - Binter, Transavia and TAP - .
The Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport, was yet again affected by strong winds today, as three flights were forced to divert due to strong winds.
According to a judicial source, the Caniço Bus Accident, where a tourist bus crashed through a safety barrier on Estrada da Ponta da Oliveira, the 17th of April 2019 at 18:30 killing 29 (17 women and 12 men), and injuring a further 27, including the Portuguese guide and driver, is still ongoing, after three years.
The Ports of Madeira, Funchal and Porto Santo, has confirmed that during Easter week (Sunday 10th until tomorrow the 17th), 21 cruise liners carrying a total of 11,556 passengers and 8,032 crew will have docked in the region.
Ryanair, the favourite airline of Portugal, has asked the CEO of TAP (subsidised by the State) to explain its astonishing (and clearly false) allegations that low-cost airlines in Lisbon "will harm the Portuguese economy."
Late this evening, the Porto Santo Line announced that their scheduled return from Porto Santo tomorrow will be brought forward to 12:30, due to worsening weather conditions at the port of Funchal tomorrow.
With a yellow weather warning and rainy days ahead, it seems that many flocked to Pico do Areeiro this morning to watch the sunrise.
British operators anticipate up to a 600% increase in reservations for the Algarve and Madeira. During the upcoming summer tourist season, Turismo de Portugal expects to resume 700 weekly air routes with the United Kingdom that existed before the spread of Covid19. In the Algarve, Easyjet announced another 175 thousand…
The Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos, has confirmed that he has not committed himself to making any changes in screening measures at airports in the Region, even when some of the restrictive measures are eased and air mobility is more consistent.
This week the Regional Government introduced a new set of measures to ensure the protection of Madeira's resident population, and all those who visit the island. These measures came into force yesterday, the 27th of November and will remain in effect until 23:59 on the 11th of December.
Suzana Horta Greene Are you planning to fly with your pet to Portugal? TAP and some other airlines welcome dogs to travel in the cabin or the hold, as long as the owner provides valid documentation and the pet carrier is deemed safe. Ticket: Regardless of the status of your…
Within Portugal, almost 40% of restaurants and bars and 18% of tourist accommodation providers intend to file for insolvency according to a survey by the Portuguese Hotel, Restaurant and Similar Association (AHRESP).