AJJ work “done”. Norwegian Air. ANA profit. CR7.

Work of Alberto Alberto João Jardim “done”

The Diario is reporting that there was much talk at the weekend of AJJ’s “work” being nearly complete as President of the Regional Government of Madeira – this was at the close of the XXIV Cider Festival that took place in the parish of Santo da Serra. A ceremony took ............  ...read more

Madeira ferry set to return? Selvagens protest. BA returns.

Miguel de Sousa acertou ontem com Antonio Armas aspectos essenciais para que a linha Canárias - Funchal - Portimão seja reactivada.

As previously reported in the blog, the leadership candidate of the PSD-M party has increased the likelihood of the re-introduction of the ARMAS ferry should he be voted into power. Thanks to everybody who drew attention to this in the “Comments” section of the previous blog.

The ............  ...read more

Ryanair wants to fly to “complicated” Madeira. North coast road to reopen?

Ryanair “wants to fly to Madeira”

Ryanair “wants to fly to the Azores and Madeira, and is negotiating the release of these routes” confirmed the CEO of the low cost airline last week.  During a press conference, Michael O’Leary expressed interest in launching routes to the islands of the Azores, explaining ............  ...read more

Seafront progress. Courts stopped. Conforama debut.

All of a sudden things seem to be happening on the seafront in the city centre. Progress is apparent on a number of fronts, particularly around the Praça da Autonomia, where there have been a number of road closures earlier this week as the finishing touches are applied. Whilst the ............  ...read more

Cruise ships return. Emergency stats evolve. Expat blog visit.

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Cruse ships return

September sees the cruise season begin in the port of Funchal with the return of the regular cruise ships on their “winter” cycle. The first is the P & O Cruises Oceana (pictured), arriving on the 11th. After that, the 16th marks the return of the AIDAstella, which is ............  ...read more

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