Although five TAP flight from the mainland were able to land at Madeira Airport from 21:30 onwards last night , seven other flights to the island were cancelled and five diverted. According to the Diario, Thursday saw an “intense afternoon of wind in the Santa Cruz area” that caused the latest embarrassment for operations on the Madeiran runway, reported here.
Operations this Friday morning appear to be normal as at 07:30am.
New agency to promote Madeira in Portugal
The Journal reports that “Companhia das Soluções” is the communication agency chosen by the Madeira Promotion Association (APM) to provide press and public relations services to the national market.
According to the APM, “this is a significant achievement for the agency’s Lifestyle area, which, in line with (our) latest campaign” This is the year to go to Madeira! “, has the challenge of supporting the communication of Madeira as a destination to be visited by the Portuguese in 2019 “.
“This is the first time we have an annual partnership with a communication agency in Portugal. This decision is part of the strategy and bet we have developed in the national market. We want to show the Portuguese that Madeira is the perfect place for active tourism with various activities and experiences available to a younger and adventurous target “, says Roberto Santa Clara, Executive Director of the APM. “We believe that with the support of Companhia das Soluções and its experience, we will achieve the established goals, with particular emphasis on the communication motto set for 2019 – this is the year to go to Madeira!”