TAP Air Portugal in a nutshell


TAP Air Portugal is the national flag carrier of Portugal. They are based and have their main hub at Lisbon LIS Airport, but also operate many routes from nearby Porto OPO Airport. They were founded in 1945 and have been part of the Star Alliance since 2005. They currently operate a fleet of just under 100 aircraft, mostly Airbus.

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The acronym TAP stands for Transportes Aéreos Portugueses.

TAP offers convenient connections to mainland and island Portugal and North Africa. In recent years, it has also increased its connections to the United States and Latin America.

TAP Air Portugal
IATA code
Star Alliance
Country of origin
19. 09. 1946

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