TAP Air Portugal Adds 15 New Flights From North America

Courtesy of TAP Air Portugal

TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, totaling 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal for the airline.

Beginning in June 2020, TAP will serve the New York market with four daily roundtrips to Portugal. The airline will add a second daily flight between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, plus an extra weekly flight to its Newark-Porto service making that a daily operation, along with the daily Newark-Lisbon service.

TAP will add two weekly Miami-Lisbon flights this winter and a third next summer for a weekly total of 10 roundtrips. The airline is also adding two weekly frequencies to Chicago-Lisbon and Washington, D.C.-Lisbon, making each daily service.

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

TAP also serves both Boston-Lisbon and Toronto-Lisbon daily, and San Francisco-Lisbon with five flights weekly.

This summer, TAP’s fleet reached 100 aircraft for the first time in the airline’s 74-year history. The carrier has also started receiving an order of 71 new Airbus aircraft, including 21 A330neos, 19 A320neos, 17 A321neos, and 14 A321 Long Range jets.

In other related news, in 2017 TAP launched the “Taste the Stars” program, an inflight meal program designed to share Portuguese flavors. Passengers aboard TAP Air Portugal can enjoy Portuguese-inspired dishes prepared by Michelin-starred chefs such as José Avillez, Miguel Laffan, Rui Paula, Henrique Sá Pessoa, Rui Silvestre, Vítor Sobral and George Mendes.

Related Articles

American Airlines to Launch Flights to Casablanca, its First to Africa

La Compagnie and Monacair Collaborate to Launch New Helicopter Route

Emilia Romagna Getting its First Direct Flight From North America

Virgin Atlantic’s Next-Gen Airbus A350 Now on Sale

Suggested Articles:

The new Wellness Floor has 14 specially designed Well Rooms and Suites, a Private Fitness Suite and Well Office, plus more. Check it out.

MSC Group's luxury brand, Explora Journeys, will debut in 2023 with the first of four ships. There will be 461 staterooms, nine restaurants and more.

President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson are expected to work on opening up travel at the G7 Summit this week. Here's the latest.