Is TAP Portugal in trouble?

Is TAP Portugal going out of business?

TAP is virtually bankrupt. What bailout money they have received is being used to keep planes running and staff on the ground, not to meet legal liabilities to little guys like us. Since it is 72% owned by the Portuguese government, it is clear that this is done with official approval of an EU member state.

Is it safe to fly TAP Portugal?

Flying since 1945, TAP is Portugal’s flag carrier. … I’m always a bit squeamish about flying a “new-to-me” airline so it was reassuring to learn that according to a 2011 JACDEC Airliner Safety Report, TAP was considered the safest airline in Western Europe, and the fourth safest in the world.

Are TAP airlines giving refunds?

Regardless of the fare you pay, requests for refunds within 24 hours (even on FLYTAP) of completing booking are subject to a € 30.00 for continental flights or € 45.00 for intercontinental flights refund fee. Refunds will be issued in the form of a voucher, deducting the amount of the fee mentioned above.

Why is TAP Air Portugal so cheap?

Re: Why is TAP Portugal so inexpensive? The most usual reason why TAP would be offering lower fares than their competitors is the law of supply and demand. Airline fares fluctuate all the time, based on how many tickets have been sold for a flight against projected sales.

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Can I cancel my TAP Portugal flight?

Regardless of the fare you pay, requests for refunds within 24 hours (even on FLYTAP) of completing booking are subject to a € 30.00 for continental flights or € 45.00 for intercontinental flights refund fee. Refunds will be issued in the form of a voucher, deducting the amount of the fee mentioned above.

Why are flights to Portugal Cancelled?

LIBSON, Portugal (AP) — A strike by workers at Portugal’s airports forced the cancellation of over 200 flights on Saturday, Portuguese media reported. Portuguese state broadcaster RTP said that at least 166 flights were cancelled in Lisbon alone.

Does TAP Portugal require a Covid test?

The mandatory tests can only be accepted in Portuguese, French, Spanish, English and Italian. … Passengers travelling from the Madeira and Azores Islands are exempted from presenting the negative covid test to enter mainland Portugal (unless transferring to other country, in which case the destination rules apply).

Is TAP flying to Brazil?

The Portuguese flag carrier, TAP, will suspend all its operations except for flights to the Portuguese islands in the Atlantic. The only exceptions will be Portuguese repatriation flights and flights to Madeira Islands (Funchal) and Azores (Lajes and Ponta Delgada). …

Do TAP Portugal seats recline?

This area is located in the front rows of Economy Class and offers seats with extra space, reclining chairs with headrest adjustment, tablet holder, access to power supply, and the possibility of a USB connection.

Does TAP Portugal have movies?

Sit back, relax and watch a film. Explore our selection. We have a huge list of more than 100 award-winning movies, including the latest Hollywood releases, classics, animations and the best of independent cinema.

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