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By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The prospect of holiday season airport chaos this year is being used as a proving ground for the World Cup rush, during which it is predicted that the country’s airports will be stretched beyond their operational limits. As TAM struggled to cope with the fallout of a 15-hour delay on a 95-minute flight from Campinas to Brasília last weekend, an increase in the number of customs officials was announced in an attempt to reduce waiting times.

Figures from INFRAERO, the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company, showed an . . .

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