TAP began today selling flights to the three new destinations that will start operating in April 2019, Tel Aviv, Dublin and Basel.
According to TAP CEO, Antonoaldo Neves, these new routes are "another step in the path of strong strategic growth that the Company has been going through in recent years and will continue to develop".
The flights between Lisbon and Tel Aviv, in Israel, carried out in A321 Long Range equipment, with a capacity for 168 passengers, will be daily, departing from the Portuguese capital at 02:20pm and arriving in Israel at 09:30pm. From Tel Aviv, depart at 5:05am, arriving in Lisbon at 9:00am.
For Dublin, TAP will offer two flights a day, departing from Lisbon at 7:05am and 02:00pm, and arriving at the capital of the Republic of Ireland at 9:50am and 04:45pm, from where they depart at 10:35am and 05:30pm, arriving at Humberto Delgado airport, in Lisbon, at 01:15pm and 08:10 pm. The route will be operated with A319 and A320 aircraft with capacity for 144 or 168 passengers.
Between Lisbon and Basel will also be operated two daily flights in A319 and A320 equipment. Departures from Lisbon at 6:40am and 03:50pm, arriving in Basel at 10:20am and 07:30pm. On the return, departures from Basel at 11:05am and 08:15pm, which land in Lisbon at 01:00pm and 10:10pm. Basel airport is placed next to a tripartite border, serving simultaneously, beyond the swiss city of Basel, the cities of Mulhouse (France) and Freiburg (Germany).
With the inauguration of these three new routes, TAP will fly to a total of 91 airports, in 88 cities of 36 countries.
Also today, TAP launched a new advertising campaign for the three new routes, with the claim “Here we go”, focused on digital channels.