There's A 140-Minute Taxi Line At A São Paulo Airport After Subway Workers Strike Ahead Of The World Cup

Some foreign journalists and fans arriving in São Paulo on Monday for the World Cup are being greeted by a travel nightmare.

Amid a strike by metro workers that’s wreaking havoc on the city’s transportation system, there are long taxi lines at both of the city’s two major airports.

Brian Winter, a Reuters reporter, says he waited 140 minutes for a taxi at the city’s new Guarulhos international airport.


Another photo from Guarulhos:

The scene at Congonhas, the city’s other big airport, was just as bad:

The World Cup starts Thursday with Brazil taking on Croatia in São Paulo’s Itaquerão arena, which is in the final stages of completion but still unfinished.

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