Portugal’s leading airline will
launch daily service to Boston and New York from Lisbon in June and July.
TAP Portugal’s Boston service will
begin on June 11 and the New York service will commence on July 1.
TAP will compete with fellow
Portuguese airline SATA International on the Boston-Lisbon route. No carrier currently flies between New York and Lisbon,
however TAP and United offer service to the Portuguese capital from
The flights will be operated with
Airbus A330 planes, which TAP will take delivery of in June. They’ll feature
271 seats in three cabins; Executive Class, Economy Plus and Economy.