Portugal’s national airline increases flights to Angola, Cape Verde, Senegal and Sao Tome and Principe over the summer

23 June 2009

Lisbon, Portugal, 23 June – Portuguese air carrier, TAP – Air Portugal has announced that it will add nine flights to the destinations of Luanda, Dakar, Praia and Sao Tome over the Summer, the company said in a statement issued in Lisbon.

In the statement, TAP said that, as part of the boost to flights between Portugal and Africa it will offer three additional flights per week to Luanda.

Between Lisbon and Praia, the airline is also operating three additional weekly flights, now increasing the service to one flight per day.

“This operation of a daily flight began on 8 June and is due to last until 12 September,” TAP said in its statement.

Between 23 July and 3 September, the airline will operate to extra flights per week to Dakar.

To Sao Tome and Principe, TAP will carry out between 6 July and 14 September, an extra flight per week, “to satisfy demand for this route during the Summer period.”

“With this boost to links between Portugal and Africa, TAP continues with its focus on taking advantage of opportunities in markets with potential for growth,” the airline said. (macauhub)