Thursday, 17 January 2019

More flights on offer from Porto says TAP Air Portugal

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TAP Air Portugal's new destinations from Porto are  Brussels, Lyon and Munich are now on sale thr airline confirmed this week.

Flights to the capital of Belgium, beautiful Brussels, begin on 1st July this year with not one, but two daily flights. Departures from Porto are at 0700 and 1735, arriving in Brussels at 1030 and 2105 respectively.

TAP operations to Lyon, France and Munich, Germany, will begin on 1st September 2019. Flights to Lyon will be twice daily: departure from Porto at 0630 and arrival in Lyon at 0935 and departure from Porto at 1830 and arrival in the French city at 2135.

For Munich, TAP operations will begin with a daily flight departing from Porto at 12:15 and arriving in the German city at 1555 p.m.

This increase in routes from the Porto Airport allows TAP to operate 19 direct routes from Porto to airports in Europe, the United States and also Brazil, in a total of 288 weekly flights.

The new routes that TAP will inaugurate this year from Porto represent a 34% increase in direct connections from Porto to Europe compared to last year. Nevertheless, in 2018 the company had already increased the number of connections to Europe with the launch of operations to Barcelona, London (London City Airport), Milan and Ponta Delgada.

The opening of new routes this year is possible thanks to the reinforcement of aircraft that TAP is carrying out. The Company will receive 37 new aircraft by the end of this year and 71 by 2025. In North America, San Francisco, Washington and Chicago are the new long haul destinations for 2019 already on sale. Naples, Tenerife, Tel Aviv, Dublin and Basel are also new routes that TAP has already announced for 2019.      TAP Air Portugal