The news hits close to home for me and our family. Our next trip abroad is slated for Brazil. Ordering the tickets have been on our 'to do list' in recent days.
A couple of days ago, a big commercial airline crash happened in Brazil -- on the same route that we're expected to take this fall, in October.
Feds try to shut Brazilian airport after deadly crash - CNN.com Feds try to shut Brazilian airport after deadly crashStay tuned.
Just a week prior to the fatal crash, the city council made a motion to prevent the large planes from using the airport. That measure was VETOED.
The pilots have been making a fuss about these conditions for some time.