According to reports an off-duty pilot who was a passenger helped to land the plane.
Like any ancient city, Porto has plenty of variety and is constantly evolving. Traditional grocery stores with drawers of nuts and spices that are weighed at the counter lie within spitting distance of gourmet and concept stores and designer urban outfitters.
A week into Jan and already planning how the hell to get outta here? Nothing gets you through the January blues like booking a trip, even more so when there are bangin' beaches, bargain booze and world class bartenders waiting.
The museum shows several temporary exhibitions each year and also showcases work from the permanent collection of over 4,000 works from Portuguese and international artists such as Paula Rego, Helena Almeida, Claes Oldenburg, Luc Tuymans, Cildo Meireles, Amalia Pica and Tacita Dean.
Cities can be exhausting places for the tourist; crowds, confusion, vast distances between expensive monuments and a general sense that it's not what it looked like in the pictures. Portugal's second city, Porto, is not such a place.
Porto's historic city centre has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and for good reason. Undoubtedly, one of the best things you can get up to during a stay in Porto is simply to wander and wonder; to engage in the well-established art of flânerie - to walk around idly and aimlessly. Here are some things to look out for on your strolls around the city.
Manchester City have completed the signing of midfielder Fernando from Porto. The 26-year-old becomes the Premier League
Bébé, Sir Alex Ferguson's worst signing and the worst player to pull on a Manchester United shirt, provided some comic relief
To my wallet's quiet lament, winter looms and with winter comes Christmas and, however you ice it or trim it or wrap or spin it; Christmas is about mad-relentless-ruinous-gut-wrenching-eye-watering shopping.
If you're travelling to Porto, the chances are you'll be trying some of Portugal's delicious port wine during your stay. I've been to many port wine establishments in the city over the years, most of them fairly similar in their approach and all enjoyable.