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TAP Air Portugal

TAP is Portugal’s leading airline, member of Star Alliance since 2005.

In operation since 1945, TAP celebrated 70 years in 2015 and has completed its privatization process also in 2015, with the Atlantic Gateway Group now as a new private shareholder. Its hub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North, Central and South America, where TAP stands out as the international leading carrier in operation to Brazil. The company’s network comprises 76 destinations in 29 countries worldwide. TAP operates about 2,500 weekly flights in average, on a 63 Airbus aircraft fleet plus 17 aircraft operating in TAP Express livery, TAP new regional branded product, adding up to an 80 aircraft fleet.

Within the vast restructure program currently going across the company as the outcome of its privatisation process, TAP has announced, among other changes, its network restructure, the launch of new branded fares, its medium and long haul fleet renewal program as of 2017, with the phase-in of 53 Airbus wide-body and single aisle aircraft of the next generation: 14 A330- 900neo and 39 A320neo family, along with the retrofit of the fleet currently in operation and the launch of TAP Express, which replaces PGA in the regional network and will operate a new fleet of 8 ATR 72 and 9 Embraer 190. In the pursuit of its customer focused policy, TAP continuously works to deliver safe, reliable and upgraded products & services, tailored to meet customer expectations. Retaining the Portuguese character of the Company’s brand and quality service as the basic concept has been the main driver of TAP strategy. The company has been largely recognized and awarded nationally and internationally.

TAP Portugal´s main hubs and destinations include Lisbon, Ponta Delgada, Sao Paulo, Porto, London and Funchal.

Facts & Figures

Mar 2005 Joined Star Alliance

77 Airports Served

Victoria Frequent Flyer Programme

11.7 m Passengers Annually

Antonoaldo Neves CEO, TAP Air Portugal

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Antonoaldo Neves was appointed as CEO of TAP Air Portungal as of January 31, 2018, having joined the company in July, 2017.

Before his tenure at TAP, he was President of Azul Linhas Aéreas. During his three years at the airline, he successfully led the IPO process, raising more than US$ 1 billion for the company during the period of the biggest economic crisis in Brazil.

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Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance Mar 2005
Airports Served 77
Frequent Flyer Programme Victoria
Passengers Annually 11.7 m
Aircraft 80
Hub Airport(s) Lisbon
Countries Served 34
Revenue Passenger KM 28.15 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 2.45 BUSD
Employees 7,300+
Aircraft Types A319, A320, A321, A330-200, A340-300 plus the regional fleet composed of ATR72 and Embraer 190
Updated As Of May 2017