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PR-MPW makes its refueling stop in Tefé before proceeding to Eirunepé. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

Finding Pandemic Success In the Middle of the Amazon — Part Two

This is Part II of a series discussing Brazilian aviation in the more remote regions of the country and how it has fared amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Part I here. The existence of demand itself does not mean, of course, that every citizen of Eirunepé has the ability to pay for a 1600 Brazilian real ($297) roundtrip ticket. In this regard, the local political and private powers usually come together to help those who need to go to Manaus.…

Finding Pandemic Success In the Middle of the Amazon

This is Part I of a series discussing Brazilian aviation in the more remote regions of the country and how it has fared amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It's a Friday morning at Eirunepé Airport, located in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, as a gathering form at the entry of the…