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Why Did Portuguese Charter Airlines Fail In 1990's

Sun Oct 03, 2004 8:17 pm

Given the popularity of Portugal with European tourists, it puzzles me why 3 Portuguese charter carriers all ceased operations in close succession during the early 1990's. Was there a large downturn in people visiting at the time or too much competition?

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RE: Why Did Portuguese Charter Airlines Fail In 1990's

Mon Oct 04, 2004 3:20 am

Good question, and I don't have the answer. It's interesting that there are others now operating in Portugal, including Air Luxor, YES, Portugalia, and others that I can't recall right now.
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