Russian flight to Madeira turned back

Return leg of charter flight proves impossible

Russian flight turning back

The Ural Airlines flight that was due to collect many of the Russian tourists currently in Madeira has inevitably turned back, according to … Read more

91 km/h wind at Pico Alto

5th day of strong winds

Miradouro do Pico Alto, Monte, Funchal, where the wind reached 91 km/h
Miradouro do Pico Alto, Monte, Funchal

Over the previous four days, as regularly happens, the wind has prevented planes from landing on the runway at … Read more

Main vaccination centre moved

Rethink as vaccination numbers taper off

The Tecnopolo vaccination centre

JM reports this afternoon that the Tecnopolo Vaccination Centre will be deactivated and Madeira will start to carry out the vaccination against COVID-19 in … Read more

Airport still wind-affected

4 diverted, 6 holding at 11:00am

wind-affected airport

The strong wind that continues to be felt this Tuesday in the Region has already caused four planes to diverge.

The first flight to … Read more

8,500 passengers stranded

… as 57 flights cancelled in just 2 days

Passengers queueing at Madeira Airport

The bad weather, according to the Diario, has left more than 8,500 passengers on land. Between arrivals and departures, 57 flights … Read more

Airport disruption continues

First TUI Russia charter finally arrives

Airport arrivals this morning

Disruption looks set to continue for a while at Madeira Airport, as this morning’s early arrivals screen illustrates.

A few strange routes have been … Read more

Rain and snow this weekend

Region under yellow alert for rain

rain photo

JM reports that today that the sky will generally be very cloudy in Madeira. Periods of sometimes heavy rain are forecast, gradually changing to … Read more

Porto Santo ferry cancelled

Impossible to dock safely tomorrow

porto santo ferry

Porto Santo Line informs that this Saturday’s trips (02/19/2022, FNC-PXO at 8 am and PXO-FNC at 6 pm), will be cancelled due to bad weather … Read more

Airbnb upbeat

Long stays up 25%

Airbnb map of Madeira

Online accommodation booking platform Airbnb said this week that travellers are starting to return to cities, after staying away since the start of the pandemic.

Globally, … Read more

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