RSS Feed


TAP renews loyalty program for companies

The TAP loyalty program for companies has been updated to offer its customers even more advantages. This program developed for the Portuguese market recognizes companies that prefer the Company allocating them more points the more they fly with TAP.

Ceara promoted in Portuguese market

TAP associated itself with the Department of Tourism of the State of Ceara to present the Portuguese market with reasons that make this State one of the best destinations in Brazil - sunshine, around 600km of paradisiacal beaches and varied cultural attractions.

UP wins “Papier” Awards

UP wins “Papier” Awards

TAP’s in-flight magazine UP has just picked up the Papier 2008 awards “Best Portuguese Magazine” with its first edition and “Best Commercial Product Printed on a Rolling Press in Portugal”, with edition No.4. This is an initiative by Revista do Papel voted by representatives from the printing press industry in Portugal.

TAP issues 100 percent Electronic Tickets

TAP has issued 100 percent electronic tickets from June 1, totally compliant with the IAT decision to totally eliminate paper tickets after this date. At a time when airline companies are generalizing the issue of electronic tickets it is worth mentioning that TAP Portugal was one of the pioneering companies in the implementation and development of e-Tickets (ET) on a world scale.

Extra TAP flights to Zagreb, Prague & Budapest

In order to meet the strong demand registered in the market, TAP will launch two new direct flights a week between Lisbon and Zagreb running on Tuesdays and Fridays during the period between July 22 and September 12.

TAP increases European fleet

TAP’s medium-haul fleet has been increased with the arrival of a new A319 aircraft that will be integrated into regular company flights on May 17 after undergoing initial maintenance and engineering preparatory work.

TAP pays homage in farewell to A310

Twenty years after beginning flights with TAP livery, the A310 Airbus bids farewell to the company this year. To mark this milestone, the "Bartholomeu Dias" CS-THE A310 will take part in AeroNostalgia 2008, an aeronautical event to be held at the Sintra Airbase on May 25 between 2:00 and 6:30pm. In the evening, there will be an A410 farewell dinner at the Air Force Academy mess.

TAP is changing - New products to be launched

TAP Portugal will launch new products aimed at different targets, as of next June-beginning. These were designed to add more quality and flexibility to services offered to customers along with a wider choice, a new focus on price and the strengthening of the Company’s transparency in communicating with the travelling public.

Seal returned to natural habitat with help of TAP

A seal housed at the Marine Species Rehabilitation Center in Albufeira, a marine animal shelter, was flown out yesterday on flight TP356 destined for London. The TAP Cargo crew accompanied this delicate transport operation from the start ensuring the success of the voyage.

TAP Check-in Online on departures from Brazil

TAP is now offering Check-in Online on departures from Brazil on flights originating in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Fortaleza, Natal, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo.

TAP increases cabin baggage allowances from Gatwick

With immediate effect, TAP Portugal customers travelling from Gatwick will be able to carry more than one bag through security for cabin baggage purposes. The UK government restriction limiting customers to one item of cabin baggage was lifted at all other BAA airports (including Heathrow) in January 2008, as well as the Gatwick Airport transfer security areas in February 2008.

Lessons in good taste from TAP

Lessons in good taste from TAP

The Spanish editor of “Marie Claire” and one of the most prestigious European women’s magazines, singles out the TAP in-flight magazine – UP – as the best of its kind. In an assessment which involves airline transport companies from around the world in an article entitled “Airline Glamour”, companies "with extra class” in their range of services provided are highlighted.

Tap promotes Porto to Brazilian market

TAP is promoting Porto as a tourist destination in the Brazilian market by offering passengers arriving from Brazil the “Good Morning Porto” program which includes accommodation for one night at a hotel in the city, breakfast and transit to/from the hotel and the airport.

Brazil names TAP "Airline of the Year"

On March 26 in Sao Paulo, TAP received the award of "Airline of the Year" from the magazine Brazil Travel News as one of the trophies of "The Top 10 of Tourism 2007”.

TAP announces record profits

In 2007, TAP reported its best year ever, with its net profit amounting to 32.8 million EUR, some 350 per cent above the 7.3 M EUR profit posted in previous year. According to the annual consolidated financial results announced on April 3, 2008, in Lisbon, the Company led by Fernando Pinto also increased in 160 per cent its operating result , up to 79.3 million EUR in 2007, against the 30.3 million EUR operating result in 2006.