TAP carried 1.4 million passengers in October, 6% more than in the same month of 2017, was announced today by the company, which highlighted a 13% increase in flights to the Azores and Madeira.
According to a statement from the TAP, the Azores and Madeira, Europe and Africa routes grew the most in October, a month in which more than 80,000 passengers were transported than in October last year.
In the month under analysis, European routes grew by 6%, flights to the Azores and Madeira increased passenger numbers by 13%, connections to Africa increased by 10%.
“Although the month of October is traditional of lower demand, the occupancy rate of seats offered remained above 80%,” the airline said.
In October, TAP transported 7,175 tons of cargo and mail, representing a growth of 1% over the same period last year.
The company highlighted the performance of Brazil, with a growth of 21%, Spain (22%) and the United Kingdom (71%).
In the first nine months of 2018, TAP transported more than 12 million passengers, an increase of 13.6% compared to the same period of the previous year.