Portuguese minister resigns in growing airline scandal, PM keeps him in job | Reuters

“…Costa said in a televised address that although the [scandal involving an irregular severance payment to a former executive board member of TAP] had affected the government’s image, he could not accept the resignation [of Portugal’s infrastructure minister Joao Galamba] as he believed Galamba was ‘not responsible for any failure,'” Reuters writes.

Related: Planned strike forces Portugal’s TAP to cancel 1,316 flights (January 2023)

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