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TAP flies half a million customers between Brazil and Europe over Summer 2022

TAP AIr Portugal announced customers travelling on TAP Air Portugal flights between Brazil and Europe reached more than half a million in the three months leading up to October 2022.

This represents a spectacular rise of 223% compared to the previous year, which is expected to further increase towards the end of this year.

TAP currently flies to 11 cities in Brazil across 13 routes – 9 of which cannot be reached directly from the UK.

TAP’s popular Brazilian destinations have generated high load factors which currently stand at just 15% below pre-pandemic levels and are expected to return to 2019 levels during 2023.

In September 2022 TAP operated 1,318 flights to and from Brazil flying 97% of the total number of all customers flown in 2019 between Brazil and Europe.

TAP currently offers direct flights to São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belém, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Fortaleza, Natal, Maceió, Porto Alegre, Recife and Salvador, as well as connecting Porto to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

Top Copyright Photo: TAP Portugal – Air Portugal Airbus A330-941 CS-TUI (msn 1908) (100th Aircraft) LHR (Richard Vandervord). Image: 959471.

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Qatar Airways and Air Italy to codeshare

Special "100th Aircraft" emblem

Qatar Airways, to no surprise, will start to code share with Air Italy on April 24.

Qatar Airways will place its QR code on Air Italy flights from Milan (Malpensa) to Catania, Naples, Palermo, Olbia, Palermo and Rome (Fiumicino).

Qatar Airways now owns 49 percent of Air Italy’s parent AQA Holding.

Air Italy is painting its first aircraft in the new livery.

Top Copyright Photo: Qatar Airways Boeing 777-2DZ LR A7-BBI (msn 41061) (100th Aircraft) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 941619.

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