TAP Air Portugal, the Portuguese national carrier, is launching flights between Lisbon and Conakry from 3 July 2019 onwards, offering three weekly flights between the two capitals.
Tickets are already available for sale on the new flights which will depart from Lisbon on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7.25 pm and arrive in Guinea’s capital at 11.10 pm.
Return flights will depart from Conakry on Monday, Thursday and Sunday at 12.05 am and arrive in the Portuguese capital at 5.30 am (local time).
With the launch of a new route to Africa, TAP now covers 17 African cities in 11 countries.
In addition to Conakry (Guinea), the airline also flies to Luanda (Angola), Maputo (Mozambique), S. Tome (Sao Tome and Principe), Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Praia, Sal, Sao Vicente and Boa Vista (Cape Verde), Marrakesh, Casablanca, Tangier and Fez (Morocco), Dakar (Senegal), Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), Accra (Ghana) and Lomé (Togo).
In 2018, TAP's African routes saw a significant rise in the number of passengers: 116,000 more than in 2017, totaling 1.1 million passengers, which is a growth of 11.2% compared to the previous year. TAP thus continues to expand its offerings in all markets where it operates.