Sao Tome and Principe travel agency organises flights to Portugal via South Africa

Sao Tome and Principe travel agency JBC Travel and Tours on 30 August is due to start flights between São Tomé and Lisbon, Portugal, via Johannesburg, South Africa, the company’s managing director, Bilssen Coelho said on Monday.

The flights, which will be offered three times a week, Coelho said, will use an Airbus aircraft with a capacity of up to 150 passengers.

In addition to the São Tomé/Johannesburg/Lisbon connection and return flights, “where ticket prices are affordable, especially for tourists”, the company plans in a second phase to start flying to Accra (Ghana), Douala (Cameroon) and Lagos (Nigeria).

This project involves travel agency JBC Travel and Tours, a company based in Sao Tome and other foreign companies in direct partnership with the government of Sao Tome and Principe as part of the process of “tourism recovery and opening of the archipelago to the world.” (macauhub/ST)