15 AUGUST 2016
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An increase in the number of weekly flights operating from Gatwick to Lisbon and Porto has been announced by TAP Portugal as part of its winter operations timetable starting on 30 October.
The increases bring TAP’s winter schedule to a total of 71 direct weekly flights to Portugal from Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester.
The airline is introducing two new services between Gatwick and Porto, bringing the total on this route to 14 weekly flights. The Gatwick – Lisbon route will grow from seven to 12 weekly flights.
Additional changes in the winter schedule include increased services between Lisbon and Ponta Delgada, Azores, which will double from one daily flight to two. There will also be an increase between Lisbon, Miami, Boston and New York JFK.
TAP’s network in Africa is also set for growth, with further services operating from Lisbon to Cabo Verde destinations Praia (up to 11), Sal (up to eight), and São Vicente (four).
Also in Africa, TAP will increase from weekly flights to Dakar, Senegal, from seven to 10 and will introduce night flights both from Lisbon to Luanda and from Luanda to Lisbon every day for the first time.
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