Tag: Rio de Janeiro

LATAM Airbus A321 Bursts Tyre on Landing

LATAM Airbus A321, performing flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia, landed on Brasilia’s runway 11L but burst the inboard right main tyre during roll out, debris of the tyre impacted the underside of the wing, wheel well and fuselage. The aircraft rolled out without further incident, vacated the runway and stopped past the hold […]

Lufthansa Celebrates 60 Years of Flying to Rio de Janeiro

On 15 August, at the start of the second week of the Olympic Games, Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary of scheduled service to Brazil. In 1956, a Lockheed Super Star with 48 first-class seats flew from Hamburg to Rio de Janeiro in a total 26 hours with three stopovers. In the meantime, the flight time […]

Rio Builds Special Warehouse for Olympic Games Cargo

Rio de Janeiro-Tom Jobim International Airport’s cargo terminal – RIOgaleão Cargo – is ready for the Rio Olympic Games and has built a warehouse especially for imports and exports related to the Games. Just three weeks away, the RIOgaleão Cargo terminal expects to see an increase of 2,000 tonnes in cargo imports during the event […]