The route will be operated by the new Airbus A330neo, according to the airline.
TAP announced on Thursday that it will make a new route available to San Francisco as early as June, and reservations are now available. With this flight, the airline aims to “consolidate the bet” in the North American market.
“TAP is following its expansion plan in the United States. We know that there is still a long way to go, but we are getting closer and closer to making this market one of the most relevant to TAP, along with Brazil,” he said. said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of TAP, in a statement to which the News to the Minute had access.
The start of the TAP operation for San Francisco takes place on June 10 and will have five flights per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Flights depart from Lisbon at 10:00 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 14:40 local time. Conversely, the departure is at 16:10, arriving in Lisbon at 11:25 the following day.
San Francisco will be TAP’s eighth destination in North America and TAP’s third new destination in the United States next year, according to the same statement. Chicago and Washington are also available for sale, with operations starting June 1 and June 16, respectively.