One of Azul's two cargo Boeing 737-400s is loaded in Campinas before taking water to Macapá, Amapá. (Photo: Azul)

Brazilian Airlines Unite to Help Struggling State Amidst Blackout

Brazil's three major airlines united to help a state that plunged into crisis this week. More than a week into a blackout that left the entire state of Amapá without energy and lacking basic services, Azul Brazilian Airlines, GOL Airlines and LATAM Brasil assisted the Federation Unit by transporting tons of supplies to the area for free. Although Amapá is now rationing energy throughout the day — which has provided at least some semblance of normality — cities are still…