Negotiations between the Regional Government and Ryanair are at a “very advanced” stage for the Irish low cost to fly to the Region as a liaison company between Madeira and the mainland, the regional secretary for Tourism and Culture said this morning on the sidelines. of the presentation of the Wine Festival. Paula Cabaço said the government is “very committed” and that negotiations have been going on for months.
“We have been cautious and reserved about the communication we have been making for a number of reasons: first respecting those involved in the negotiating process; second because they are very complex and time consuming negotiations ”, she justified, revealing that there have been regular meetings, meetings in Dublin and also in Lisbon. However, Paula Cabaço has not committed to dates. “What I can tell you at this stage is that the negotiations are advanced, we have been meeting regularly and of course we hope that they will reach a good end,” he said. The secretary hopes to hear about this process very soon.