Faro airport has received 20 fuel supplies during the last night, following the alert situation declared on Tuesday by the government.
According to the Ministry of Internal Administration, in a balance sent to the media, 24 escorts were carried out by GNR and PSP 24 to transport 67 dangerous goods vehicles in the regions of Porto, Lisbon, Santarém, Setúbal and Faro.
This evening, the government continues in a statement, 48 supplies were supplied to the airports of Lisbon (25) and Faro (20) and to the Gas Supply Units of the Hospitals of Portimão (1) and Faro (1), in vehicles of transport of dangerous goods driven by GNR and PSP elements.
The tanker trucks serving Faro Airport were standing at the Loulé train station, from where they left for the airport infrastructure conducted by the military.
The alert situation was declared until 23:59 hours on April 21, 2019, for the whole territory of Continental Portugal.
The dangerous drivers' strike, which started on Monday, triggered a real race at the petrol stations, and in the Algarve several dozen are already inactive or in pre-break.