Toncontín to re-open in a week
The Honduras Government and the business community reached agreement on re-opening the Toncontín International Airport, once the safety conditions of the terminal have been assessed.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The agreement was hammered out between the Committee for Defense of the Capital and President Manuel Zelaya, who met for almost five hours on Monday.
The preliminary report of the International Civil Aviation Association says that Toncontín airport at Tegucigalpa meets the requirements to operate, with few difficulties for companies approaching the runways.
President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras said he has decided to maintain the Toncontín Airport at Tegucigalpa closed to aircraft carrying more than 42 passengers.
The Honduras Government was to meet today with interested parties to discuss the reopening of the Toncontín Airport.
The Honduran government authorized the immediate reopening of Tegucigalpa's Toncontín airport for flights by large passenger aircraft.
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