TAP Air Portugal closed 2017 with record passenger numbers, having boarded 14 million passengers, representing a 21.8% increase over 2016.
TAP secured a load factor of 82.9%, a 4.4% increase over 2016.
2017 was also a banner year of growth for TAP’s global network. The airline now serves 83 destinations (up eight over 2016) in 34 countries (four more than last year).
TAP’s expansion will continue this year with new service between Lisbon and both Florence, Italy, and Nouakchott, Mauritania, as well as new service from Porto, with twice-daily flights to both Milan and Barcelona, daily flights to Ponta Delgada in the Azores, and six weekly flights to London City airport. There will also be a sixth weekly flight added between Lisbon and Toronto.