Photo – Viracopos Airport
The long weekend due to the Day of All Souls next Monday (02/11) should move more than a million travelers across the country. The number is 40% higher than on the last public holiday, October 12th.
The survey was carried out by the Ministry of Tourism on the basis of information gathered from the main airports in Brazil. The Viracopos (134,000), Brasília (127,000) and Congonhas (96.6,000) terminals will be among the busiest during this period.
According to the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, the numbers scheduled for this holiday show that the resumption of tourist activities in the country is still in full swing.
“Previous research has shown that the Brazilian is interested in using this data to travel around Brazil, and this data only demonstrates that it is possible, under responsibility and compliance with health protocols, to provide entertainment, employment and income for the entire population generate, “he said.
Some airports expect a significant increase in travelers during this period. Florianópolis (SC), for example, expects a 11% higher movement than the holiday of Nossa Senhora Aparecida. The Galeão Terminal in Rio de Janeiro is waiting for a 14% increase. However, the airports managed by the Infraero network recorded an increase of 50% compared to the last fixed date.
In May, the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) and the Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) implemented measures for airlines and airports. In addition to the constant use of masks by passengers and employees, the distance of two meters between people and the cleaning of terminals and aircraft, the use of PPE (individual protective equipment) by employees is indicated depending on the situation. including promoting communication campaigns and disseminating audible warnings.