The Diario reports that as a result of the strike of workers and employees of NAV SITAVA the only flight movements to be made at Madeira Airport during the day will be those safeguarded as “minimum services”, specifically
– TP1604 to Lisbon: 10.20
– S41694 to Porto Santo: 12.50
– S41695 Porto Santo: 13:50
– TP1627 Lisbon: 17.50
Of the remaining flights, a total of 50 (25 arrivals and 25 departures), 24 were cancelled and 26 operations rescheduled by the airlines.
According to reports from ANAM – Airports and Air Navigation Madeira – "for lack of means of assistance at Madeira Airport, “due to adhesion of human resources and Rescue Service Fire Fighting the strike called by SITAVA” up to 16.00 hours today, flights will only be guaranteed only military operations, search and rescue and emergency services as well as the “minimum services”above. "
As a result of the rescheduling of flights for tomorrow, Saturday May 19 , "it is recommended that all passengers to travel to Madeira Airport only after confirmation of your flight schedule with the airlines, their representatives and travel agents ".
A little good news – the price of all fuel falls more than two cents from midnight on Monday
The prices that will apply next week are a result of a joint order of the “Vice-Presidency of the Government and the Department of Planning and Finance” published today in the Official Journal of the Autonomous Region. The new prices are below:
Prices in effect from Monday:
Unleaded petrol IO 95 ……….. € 1.738 per litre (currently € 1.766 per litre)
Diesel.…………………………………… € 1.435 per litre (currently € 1.459 per litre)