This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.
Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.
Already an AWIN subscriber? Login
Did you know? Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.
Brazil defense minister/ATC head fired; Gol tells passengers to avoid flying
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva yesterday fired Defense Minister Waldir Pires, who oversaw the country's military-operated ATC system, while extensive flight delays and cancellations showed no signs of abating as the nation attempted to recover from last week's fatal TAM A320 crash.