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Exclusive: TAP Air Portugal’s Transatlantic A321neos Will Feature Lie-Flat Seats in Business Class

TAP Air Portugal is under massive renovation and rejuvenation, bringing in new aircraft at a steady pace and is undergoing a refresh of it's domestic and long-haul fleet with JetBlue founder David Neeleman at the helm. TAP has 19 Airbus A330-900neos on order, featuring Airbus' Airspace interior, and plenty other aircraft in the order books. The airline is expected to have a modern fleet aimed at connecting passengers from the U.S. and Brazil to Portugal and European points beyond with roughly…

Airbus Has High Hopes for the A330neo

At the Farnborough Airshow in 2004 Boeing introduced a revolutionary new aircraft, the Boeing 787. At the time, Airbus needed an aircraft to compete with the 787. The original idea was to create a new and improved Airbus A330, however, that did not sit too well with purchasers. The solution…

Photos: Airbus A330-900neo Makes U.S. Debut in Miami

Representatives from Airbus, TAP Portugal, Rolls Royce, RECARO, and MIA were on hand to show off the newest Airbus widebody jet,  the A330neo, for the first time in the United States.  This is the first aircraft delivered to launch customer TAP Portugal. The aircraft is embarking on a worldwide proving…

TAP Air Portugal Promotes Stopover Program in Brooklyn with Co-Owner…

As the World Cup match between Portugal and Spain waged on, TAP Air Portugal was hosting a group of aviation geeks in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. On the corner of Bogart and Grattan Streets was a two-sided mural depicting and promoting the airline’s Portugal stopover program, where European-bound vacationers travelers…

TAP Air Portugal Plans to Fly from Lisbon to Buenos…

Portugal's flag-carrier TAP Air Portugal announced that it will open a route between the European country and Argentina in 2019. The announcement was made at an event being held at Portugal's Embassy in Buenos Aires. TAP representatives made the announcement in the company of Portugal's Tourism Vice Minister Ana Mendes Godinho,…

Trip Report: TAP Portugal Retro-Themed Flight from Lisbon to Miami

TAP debuted their first retro aircraft livery in Miami on August 11, 2017 and graciously invited me to take part in the festivities. TAP Fleet Breakdown This retro themed TAP aircraft is part of a new branding effort as the airline is growing at a rapid pace. In July, the…