TAP has confirmed an increase in the number of weekly flights operating from London Gatwick to Lisbon and Porto, as part of its winter operations timetable.
The timetable will come into operation on October 30th.
The increases bring TAP’s winter schedule to a total of 71 direct weekly flights to Portugal from London Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester.
From London Gatwick to Porto, TAP will introduce two additional flights, serving this route with a total of 14 weekly flights.
The London Gatwick Lisbon route will grow from seven to 12 weekly flights.
Additional changes in the winter schedule include increased services from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada, Azores, which will double from one daily flight to two.
There will also be an increase from Lisbon to Miami, to Boston and to New York, JFK.
TAP’s network in Africa is also set for growth, with further services operating from Lisbon, to destinations in Cabo Verde.
These destinations will increase their weekly flights as follows: Praia up to 11, Sal up to eight and São Vicente four.
Also in Africa, TAP will increase from seven to 10 weekly flights to Dakar, Senegal, and will introduce night flights both from Lisbon to Luanda and from Luanda to Lisbon every day for the first time.
Passengers flying on round trips starting in the UK to America, Brazil or Africa, and vice versa, can benefit from the new Portugal Stopover programme.