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TAP's first flight from the Azores arriving in Boston. (Photo: TAP Air Portugal)

TAP Launches New Azores-Boston Nonstop Service

TAP Air Portugal, Portugal’s national airline, announced Tuesday new nonstop service to the United States from the Azores, according to an emailed statement obtained by AirlineGeeks. Launched this week, the flight marks the airline's only nonstop service between Ponta Delgada, Portugal and Boston. The inaugural flight departed yesterday from Ponta Delgada-João Paulo II International Airport bound for Boston. The A321LR departed at 3:20 P.M. and arrived in Boston at 4:56 P.M., 24 minutes ahead of schedule. “It’s a rare privilege…

Azores Airlines Resumes Non-Stop Flights to Boston, Toronto, Frankfurt

Azores Airlines resumed non-stop international operations with flights to Frankfurt, Germany; Boston and Toronto. Boston and Toronto are focus destinations of the airline as a large number of Azorean emigrants reside in these cities. The airline is also slated to reinstate its air service to Amílcar Cabral International Airport in…

TAP Air Portugal Announces A321neoLR Transatlantic Route Expansion

TAP Air Portugal, Portugal's flag carrier, announced it is adding two new routes to its network in Summer 2020. One will connect Boston to Ponta Delgada in the Azores and the other will connect TAP's hub in Lisbon to Montreal, Canada. Both flights will be operated with the new Airbus…

The SATA and Azores Airlines Struggle

While the Azores may be a vacation destination to many travelers, the airline is currently dealing with its own trouble in paradise. The main international arm of the SATA Group, Azores Airlines, has struggled to pull in the crowds for sustainability and is now barely staying afloat. Azores Airlines, originally…