Already a leader in Europe-Brazil routes, TAP Air Portugal will increase its connections in summer 2024. Founded in 1945, the Portuguese airline with a hub at Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport will offer 11 additional weekly connections, bringing the total to 91.
Recife is the fastest growing Brazilian destination, with three additional weekly flights from Lisbon, bringing the total to ten, TAP announced last Friday. Rio de Janeiro went from 10 to 12 flights. São Paulo, Belém, Brasilia, Natal, Maceió, Porto Alegre and Salvador will also be reinforced with an additional weekly flight to and from Portugal.
TAP Air Portugal’s Brazilian network also includes non-stop flights to Fortaleza and Belo Horizonte.
Brazil… but not only
Frequencies to North America and Africa will also be increased. In Africa, the Portuguese airline will increase its flights to Maputo, Mozambique, from three to four weekly flights currently. In North America, Toronto, Canada will be increased to 13 weekly flights and San Francisco, California will also be increased to six weekly flights during peak season.
What about the sale of TAP?
Routes to Brazil have been highlighted as one of TAP’s main attractions by potential reprivatization candidates. On this subject, see our article from last week: