Informação: New SATA administrators appointed at General Assembly
The Autonomous Region of the Azores will appoint Francisco Gil e Luís Parreirão for the Administration Board of SATA at the General Assembly.
The appointment of the new members by the Government of the Azores follows the departure of Vítor Fraga and Rui Quadros from the Administration Board.
Francisco Gil will be the administrator for the commercial area of Grupo SATA. He has a de... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga assures conclusion of public service obligations for maritime transport by the end of the year
The public service obligations the Regional Government is "outlining" for maritime transport in the archipelago will be concluded by the end of this year, announced the Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport today in Horta.
Vítor Fraga spoke at the Legislative Assembly during a debate on a draft resolution submitted by PCP recommending the purchase of a vessel with capacity to tran... Mais >>
Informação: National Government should establish influence in the European Union for the creation of Atlantic hub in the Azores
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport said today that the creation of an Atlantic hub for the maritime transport of cargo from and to Europe should be defended "by the Government of the Azores and the National Government as well."
Speaking at a meeting organised by the Regional Section of the Portuguese Association of Engineers on the theme "The Sea and Engineering as the Development ... Mais >>
Informação: Government wants to create Atlantic hub for cargo distribution in the Azores
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport conveyed to the European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, the Government's intention to create an Atlantic hub for cargo distribution from and to Europe.
Speaking to journalists after an audience granted to the European Commissioner in Ponta Delgada, Vítor Fraga reminded that "the Regional Government's programm... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga announces renewal of Corvo Aerodrome Terminal
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport announced on Monday that the Government of the Azores will renew and improve Corvo Aerodrome Terminal, taking into account the recommendations issued by the National Civil Aviation Institute (INAC) on the safety of the operating conditions of that infrastructure.
After visiting the premises, Vítor Fraga revealed that an investment of 30 th... Mais >>
Informação: Government committed to enhance aeronautical potential of Santa Maria, ensures Vasco Cordeiro
The President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, announced on Friday that the Azores Aviation Training Centre contributed to the 1,800 overnight stays registered between September and December 2012 on the island of Santa Maria. This fact evidences the Regional Government's commitment to enhance the aeronautical potential of Santa Maria.
"The Government is not idle and restates its belief in the ... Mais >>
Informação: Air fares for transport of fresh products from and to cohesion islands reduced by 50%
The Government of the Azores has implemented, under the Azorean Agenda for Employment Creation and Business Competitiveness, a special fare for the air transport of regional fresh products from and to the Cohesion Islands.
The new air fare reduces by 50% the costs of the air transport of regional fresh products, such as vegetables, fruits and fresh dairy products (yogurt and fresh cheese) that h... Mais >>
Informação: Road safety awareness campaign yields positive results, assures Regional Directorate for Transport
The Regional Director for Transport highlighted the road safety campaign and praised the work developed by PSP (public safety police) in raising the awareness of Azorean drivers. The government official considered that "thanks to this effort, the Azorean population is increasingly aware for a safe and responsible driving behaviour.
Speaking to journalists during a road safety awareness campaign ... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores strengthened position on Santa Maria Airport with the Secretary of State of Public Works, Transport and Communications
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport, Vítor Fraga, met with the Cabinet of the Secretary of State of Public Works, Transport and Communications on Thursday morning. During the meeting, the government official conveyed the Regional Government's intentions regarding the operation of Santa Maria airport.
The Cabinet of the Secretary of State expressed its willingness to ensure, ... Mais >>
Informação: Governo dos Açores tem garantias da ANA sobre reavaliação da situação do Aeroporto de Santa Maria
O Secretário Regional do Turismo e Transportes recebeu a garantia do presidente da ANA de que a empresa fará tudo o que for operacionalmente possível para evitar que o Aeroporto de Santa Maria deixe de receber escalas técnicas devido ao encerramento entre as 21h30 e as 06h00.
Vítor Fraga esteve reunido na quarta-feira com Ponce Leão, que também assegurou que a A... Mais >>