airBaltic signs codeshare deal with TAP Portugal

airBaltic signs codeshare deal with TAP Portugal

airBaltic and TAP Air Portugal have signed a codeshare agreement.

This partnership will enable airBaltic passengers more options to travel within the network of TAP, including Brazil, Portugal and Africa.

In turn this agreement will offer TAP Air Portugal passengers better connectivity to the Baltics, Scandinavia and eastern Europe.

Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic: “We are delighted to start codeshare flights with TAP Air Portugal, which is among the largest airlines in Europe.

“TAP Air Portugal is already our 21st codeshare partner, thus we are further extending impressive portfolio of partner airlines that ensures smooth and seamless travel for airBaltic customers around the world.

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“airBaltic will sell flights between Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn and TAP Air Portugal domestic network via Lisbon, as well to Lisbon via common gateways, better connecting Baltics to the world.”

TAP will place its flight code TP on direct flights between Riga and Lisbon operated by airBaltic as well as via common gateways between TAP Air Portugal network and Riga.

“Our newest partnership with airBaltic will allow TAP Air Portugal customers to take advantage of new direct flights to Latvia and connecting services to the Baltic countries, thereby adding convenience and travel options to northern Europe, in complementarity with TAP direct services to Scandinavia and Finland,” stated Antonoaldo Neves, chief Executive of TAP.

TAP Air Portugal serves 83 destinations in 35 countries worldwide and is considered both Europe’s Leading Airline to Africa and Europe’s Leading Airline to South America by the World Travel Awards.