Dozens of flights were affected; the category demands higher wages, longer holidays and better working conditions
The main airports of São Paulo AND Rio de Janeiro were affected this Thursday, the 22nd, on the fourth day of the airstrikes. IN Congonhas Airportlocated in the southern area of the capital of Sao Paulo, 12 flights were canceled, while another 11 were delayed, informed Infrared, responsible for administration. not longer Cumbica Airport, in Guarulhos, only 2 flights were cancelled, GRU Airport confirmed. With the ban taking place from 06:00 to 08:00 for the past few days, long queues are being seen at the departure lounges. With the approach of Christmas and without a category deal, the expectation is that the situation will worsen later this week. In the capital of Rio de Janeiro, the situation of Santos Dumont it wasn’t even quiet. At the southern airport, 3 flights were canceled and 14 others were delayed. Commanders (pilots), co-pilots, flight attendants, flight mechanics, navigators and flight radio operators have been on strike since the beginning of the week. The category is demanding pay rises, longer holiday periods and better working conditions, such as respect for maximum waiting times between flights. To avoid paralysis and chaos at airports in Brazil, Supreme Labor Court (SST) determined that National Union of Airmen employ at least 90% of employees. The stop, it is worth remembering, also occurs at the airports in Campinas, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Brasília and Fortaleza.