TAP Air Portugal (TP) is the flag carrier of Portugal and is a member of the Star Alliance. The airline offers its services to more than 90 destinations, across 37 countries around the world, including Europe, Africa, South America, and North America. The airline also owns a subsidiary airline, which is named as TAP Express. The airline has codeshare agreements with 30 other airlines, which helps it to extend its services to various continents around the globe. Being one of the big airlines, it operates on an average of 2500 flights in a week. The fleet size of the airline is up to 88 airplanes and all of them were manufactured by Airbus. The headquarters of this airline is located at Lisbon Airport and it is also the main hub of the airline.
The economy class is the basic class of TAP Air Portugal and offers quality services at an affordable price. The class is designed for such passengers for whom reaching the destination is much more important than the comfort of the journey. There are a huge number of passengers who do not want to spend a premium amount for their ticket, however, do not want to compromise on their comfort. There is another segment of passengers, who do travel on a regular basis and cannot afford a premium price, every time they travel. The economy class is being designed, keeping in mind the needs and demands of all such customers. Traveling on this class not only ensures you save money, but it also makes it certain for a traveler that he does not have to compromise on the quality of service being provided.
Business-class provides you the premium level of services and traveling on this class will give you a lifetime experience. When you purchase a business class ticket with us, you are provided with an exclusive seat which is going to be a window seat or an aisle seat. The provided seat over here ensures you an extra bit of comfort and could be reclined to form a fully flatbed. Meals provided under this class are very delicious and being prepared by world-class chefs. There is a separate section for beverages and passengers are allowed to consume a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Passengers of business class are given a priority check-in at the airport and they can make use of the premium lounges, available at the airport.
Passengers of economy class are allowed to carry one checked baggage that should not exceed 23 kilograms. The maximum size of the hold baggage, including the length, breadth and height of the bag should not exceed 158 cm/62 in.
Passengers of business class are allowed to carry two checked baggage, and the maximum weight of the hold baggage in business class should not exceed 32 kg/70 lbs.
TAP Air Portugal focuses a lot on the in-flight entertainment of the passengers, especially on its long haul flights. The entertainment content, generally consists of award-winning movies, documentaries, box sets, games and TV programs. The airline publishes a magazine, which is provided to the passengers of economy class and business class. TAP radio stations are a facility that is provided to the passengers of A330 and A340. Internet facility is being provided to all the passengers; so that they can remain connected to the world. Delicious meals are served in the flight, which are complemented by world-class beverages.
Passengers, who want to avoid the long queues at the airport, can make an online check-in. Online check-in starts 24 hours prior to the flight departure.
Passengers, who do not have a mobile phone, can make an online check-in with the help of their mobile handsets.
The passengers who do not have internet access can make their check-in at the airport.