Mozambican state airline starts flying to Lisbon, Portugal

4 April 2011

Maputo, Mozambique, 4 April – Mozambican airline, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM) Friday launched scheduled flights to Lisbon, which will run twice a week, the first on Mondays and the second on Fridays, the airline said in a statement issued in Maputo.

With these flights, LAM is establishing a strategic link between the cities of Maputo and Lisbon, thus maximizing the opportunities they offer as hubs to connect to various destinations.

From Lisbon LAM passengers can be linked to the main European cities, on TAP’s flights, as part of an existing partnership between the airlines.

Based on the same agreement, LAM will provide flights between Maputo and Johannesburg at times that coincide with arrivals and departures from and to Lisbon thus increasing opportunities for the Portuguese community in South Africa to travel to Portugal, via Maputo, with flexible timetables.

The route will be operated by a Boeing B767-200 ER aircraft belonging to Euro Atlantic Airways, with capacity for 202 passengers, 52 in executive class and 150 in economy class. (macauhub)