Published on July 22, 2013, 1:10 pm

Works on runways could affect flights

According to the association that represents companies, Abear the second half of 2013 are expected to at least eight airports begin works on the tracks of takeoffs and landings. The forecast is that this occurs almost simultaneously, which can impact the route network of the country, bringing high chances of a high number of cancellations and delays of flights.

Second declaration of Adalberto Febeliano, technical advisor of the association, we can not yet predict the amount of flights that may be adversely affected, with an estimated schedule of the entire country will be affected.

The airports must pass through the works are the Foz do Iguaçu (PR), Florianópolis (SC), Curitiba (PR), Refice (PE), Belém (PA), Campo Grande (MS), Belo Horizonte (MG) and Rio Branco (AC).

The works are planned to start in August and September and finish at the end of the year or early 2014.