TAP Air Portugal

TAP Air Portugal launches two new routes to USA for 2019

TAP Air Portugal will be launching five return flights per week from Lisbon to Chicago O’Hare from June 1, 2019. 

On June 16, the airline will add another five weekly trips from Lisbon to Washington-Dulles.

The 73-year-old national carrier is the leading airline between the UK and Portugal, currently flying direct to Lisbon from London City, Heathrow, Gatwick, and Manchester, up to 12 times a day.

The new Chicago route will leave Lisbon at 1:05 pm and will arrive at Chicago O’Hare at 4:05 pm and the return will depart from Chicago at 6:05 pm and will arrive in Lisbon at 7:50am the next day. To Washington-Dulles, the flights will leave Lisbon at 4:30pm and arrive at 7:40pm and the return will depart at 10:40pm and will arrive in Lisbon at 10:50am the next day.

Antonoaldo Neves, the airline's CEO, said: “We have 10 gateways in Brazil with services from Portugal.  We believe we can support the same number for the US.  This means we are planning to add several new destinations in North America.  The USA is already TAP’s third major market worldwide and so there is great potential for further growth. Our network beyond Lisbon is also growing.  We now serve 55 destinations in Europe and 17 in Africa and most of our passengers fly with TAP to final destinations beyond Portugal.”


More News...

Hurtigruten introduces th…

Hurtigruten introduces three new hybrid-powered cruise ships

Hurtigruten is transforming three vessels to hybrid-powered expedition cruise ships.

Brits visiting Namibia fo…

Brits visiting Namibia for wildlife viewing and hiking activities

Namibia Tourism Board has revealed findings from a research on the UK outbound market which shows 33% of UK visitors to the country booked their visit via a travel agent...

Help clients to discover …

Help clients to discover the 'Treasures of Egypt'

Discover Egypt is encouraging agents to tap into the excitement generated by the historian Professor Bettany Hughes' new series 'Treasures of Egypt', presented on Channel Five. 

Olympic champion Jazz Car…

Olympic champion Jazz Carlin opens waterpark at Haven’s Seashore Holiday Park

Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin has officially opened the Shore Water park at Haven’s Seashore Holiday Park.

Scenic Eclipse sets sail …

Scenic Eclipse sets sail on maiden voyage from Reykjavik to Quebec

Scenic Eclipse, billed as the world's first discovery yacht, has set sail on its maiden voyage from Reykjavik to Quebec. 

Ponant is taking payments…

Ponant is taking payments in Sterling for travel agents and operators

Ponant has started taking payments in sterling for all new bookings made after July 29, which applies to all of its UK trade partners.

Hidden costs come as a sh…

Hidden costs come as a shock to holidaying families

Research from Post Office Travel Money has revealed that it is resort rip-offs that families dislike the most while on holiday abroad.

QE2 offers special rates …

QE2 offers special rates to travel agents this summer

Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) has announced special summer rates exclusively for travel agents as it invites them to step onboard and enjoy more for less.

Peru to get 22 new four a…

Peru to get 22 new four and five star hotels by 2021

Investments in Peru tourism sector will exceed US$789.1 million by 2021, with 22 new four and five-star hotel projects currently under construction.

CLIA announces new ship f…

CLIA announces new ship for River Cruise Conference 2019

CLIA has announced that a new river ship has been added to the River Cruise Conference, taking the total number of vessels in attendance to five. 

Great Rail Journeys acqui…

Great Rail Journeys acquires Chicago-based Vacations By Rail

Great Rail Journeys (GRJ) is increasing its presence in the US as it signed a deal to acquire Chicago-based Vacations By Rail (VBR).

Hurtigruten's MS Roald Am…

Hurtigruten's MS Roald Amundsen to be christened in Antarctica

Hurtigruten's hybrid-powered MS Roald Amundsen, in a first, will be christened in Antarctica.

Prev Next

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?