TAP Portugal will launch six new destinations for summer 2017.
As of June and July 2017, TAP will fly via its hub in Lisbon to the new countries of: Canada (Toronto), Hungary (Budapest) and Romania (Bucharest), as well as new destinations in Spain (Las Palmas and Alicante) and Germany (Stuttgart).
Additionally, TAP will reinforce frequencies from Manchester and London Gatwick to Lisbon.
As from June 2017, TAP will offer two daily flights from Manchester and 11 weekly flights from London Gatwick, therefore further improving connectivity to its long haul network: ten destinations in Brazil, 14 in Africa and five in North America.
TAP’s news for 2017 comes following an exciting 2016.
This year the airline introduced a new fare structure, offering one way prices for long haul travel, while the cabin retrofit of 48 aircrafts is currently in progress.
At the same time, TAP celebrated the launch of the new brand TAP Express for regional operations, the new Lisbon/Oporto shuttle service, the TAP Stopover in Portugal and the inauguration of two new USA routes: Boston and New York – JFK.
In order to support the boost in operations, TAP will further reinforce its fleet in 2017 with the addition of one long haul aircraft (A330), two medium haul aircraft (A320F) and four Embraer’s to join TAP Express regional operations, increasing the overall fleet from 80 to 87 aircraft.