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07 Jan 2020 | 10:55 AM UTC

Portugal: Police unions call for protests at airports nationwide January 21 /update 1

Police unions call for demonstrations to be held at airports across Portugal on January 21; transportation disruptions likely



Police unions have called for demonstrations to take place in airports across Portugal on Tuesday, January 21, to demand better pay. Lisbon Portela airport (LIS), Porto airport (OPO), Faro airport (FAO), Madeira airport (FNC), and several airports in the Azores will be affected by the demonstrations.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are likely in affected airports.


Individuals in Portugal are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions and delays at affected airports, budget additional time for travel, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.