TAP continues to invest heavily in the Americas and once again expands its network of transatlantic destinations with the launch of three new routes: Maceió, in Brazil; Montreal, Canada; and Lisbon-Ponta Delgada-Boston, in the United States, all starting next year 2020.
Relative to Brazil, this is the first time in five years that the Portuguese Company announces a new route. In 2020, Maceió, becomes TAP's 11th Brazilian destination. The route will have three weekly frequencies. Departures from Lisbon are at 17:15 with arrival at the Brazilian destination at 21:15, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.TAP to also increase frequencies for the cities of Natal and Belém, increasing from three to five flights per week for each one.
Canada's second largest city, Montreal is TAP’s newest North Atlantic destination. The Airline will operate six weekly frequencies between Lisbon and Montreal. Flights depart to the new destination in North America from the Portuguese capital every day, except Wednesdays, at 2:55 pm and arrive in the Canadian city at 5:40 pm. And will be available for sale from November 25, with operations beginning next year.
Ponta Delgada-Boston is one of the strategic routes that reinforce the Company's growth in the North Atlantic. From 2020, Portugal will have, from Lisbon and Ponta Delgada, two direct routes to Boston, hub city of TAP partner JetBlue, which will allow the Portuguese company to carry even more passengers from various points of the US.
In Portugal, the Company will also increase the number of connections between Lisbon and Ponta
Source: Tap Air Portugal