Tag: Portugal

American B763 Over Atlantic On Jan 22nd 2017, Engine Problem

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N390AA performing flight AA-66 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Barcelona,SP (Spain) with 151 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 300nm northwest of Porto (Portugal) when the crew decided to divert to Porto reporting an engine oil problem on the left hand […]

Ryanair On Collision Course with German Carrier Lufthansa

Ryanair has confirmed plans to move into Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights. Lufthansa said earlier yesterday it would offer fewer seats than planned this quarter as it seeks to offset pressure on ticket […]

Plane Makes Emergency Diversion Due to Airport Worker Trapped in Cargo

A TAAG Angola Airlines flight made an emergency diversion 40 minutes after takeoff on Saturday when it was discovered that a worker was trapped in the cargo hold. The flight left Porto, Portugal, on Saturday morning and was on its way to Luanda, Angola, when staff on the ground noticed that the worker was missing, […]

TAP Portugal Launch Operator for A330neo with Airspace by Airbus Cabin

Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) 2016 – TAP Portugal has signed an agreement with Airbus to be the first operator of the new A330neo airliner and therefore also become the launching carrier to fly the Airspace by Airbus cabin brand in the A330neo. In 2015, the airline placed a large fleet renewal contract with Airbus which […]

TAP Adapts Christmas Melody Using Aircraft Noises

Inspired by the normal noises heard inside one of its A330s (the Pedro Teixeira) TAP has created a unique version of the Christmas classic, Jingle Bells, using aircraft sounds. The result is a video the company is today sharing with its clients via social networks. In addition to the aircraft, the protagonists are members of […]

Portuguese Government Approves TAP Sale

The deal agreed back in June to sell a 61% stake in the country’s airline, TAP, to the American-Brazilian aviation tycoon David Neeleman and Portuguese bus company owner Humberto Pedrosa has been approved by the outgoing caretaker government, despite strong objections from the Socialist party. On Wednesday, just one day after the ousting of the […]