World-class athletes will be Rio-bound for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games
There will also be moving sidewalks connecting Terminals 1, 2 and 3, a shopping mall replete with a variety of restaurants, and a new automated selfserve bag check-in set up.
No, there are no new mega airport projects afoot just now in Latin America, nothing certainly on the grandiose scale of what’s happening in the Middle East at places such as Doha and Istanbul. What’s happening way down south falls more in the prosaic ‘blocking and tackling’ category. Although it may not possess the pizzazz of those major projects that are coming online a half world away, for the fliers flowing in increasing numbers to this part of the planet, it’s critically important. BT