Is TAM Representing Brazil Well Prior to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics?

Brazilian councilwoman from São Paulo  Mara Gabrilli reports having to wait two hours to deplane at Guarulhos International Airport in São Paulo, late on Wednesday March 2. According to aThumbnail image for Mara Gabrilli.jpg spokesperson for the congresswoman, upon arriving in Brasilia in a TAM aircraft, at around 21 hours, she was inside the aircraft waiting for a ambulift - a motor vehicle with a lift, which carries passengers with disabilities in transit. 


Contacted by the G1, TAM's press office said it was 
investigating what happened and s of 8:50 a.m. on Thursday (3) there has been no feedback about the case.
 
According to the congresswoman, who uses a wheelchair, in addition to the lack of equipment, the aircraft did not stop with the skybridge - the tunnel that leads passengers from the plane to the terminal. "They wanted to carry me down the airplane stairs, slippery, in heavy rain. She refused and 
said he would not leave the plane while there was no safe mans to do so.

Still, according to Mara, the airlines exerted "psychological pressure" that she allow herself to be carried"They said it could take more than three 
hours until a ambulift arrived, but I insisted that I would not be carried," she says. 

Mara Gabrilli describes the current situation as  total disregard for  
passengers who have disabilities. "Even the airport in Brasilia has 
30 
wheelchair passengers every night. I was told that  TAM has, on average, six wheelchairs per night and in Guarulhos the ambulift has been broken for a month and a half."

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