Almost 10 million passengers were handled at around 20 Brazilian airports during the 31 days of the FIFA World Cup in June and July, Brazil’s ministry of civil aviation has reported.
Brazil’s airports are likely to accommodate the traffic challenges the FIFA World Cup will present and pass the test, despite some gateways being behind in upgrades, Fitch Ratings says.
Miami International Airport welcomed the gleaming Jules Rimet Trophy yesterday as part of a FIFA World Cup tour.
Renovations at three major airports in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup were behind schedule in January, according to reports.
Three separate private consortiums have won the concessions to operate and upgrade Brazil’s São Paulo–Guarulhos, Campinas–Viracopos and Brasilia airports in deals totalling $14.2 billion.