TAP Portugal  


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Electronic Devices on Board (PED’s)

TAP Portugal allows the use of portable electronic devices (PED) during all flight, if set in “flight mode” or equivalent profile – Wireless and Bluetooth functions disabled.

More information here.


Some Airbus A330 aircraft have fully interactive on-demand audio and video systems.

With a choice of over 20 films; twenty hours of series and documentaries from Portugal, Brazil and elsewhere; daily news from Portuguese broadcaster RTP in Portuguese, and from France 24 in English and French; ten games (some of them multi-player, playable between passengers on board the flight); information about TAP and TAP destinations; over 900 songs and audio-books and the option for passengers to create their very own programming, choosing their favourite tracks from the 60 CDs in the in-flight collection, refreshed every two months; 12 TAP radio channels.

On the other aircraft there are six new films, always including one European, Latin American or Brazilian film.

Some aircraft are also equipped with external camera showing take-off, approach and landing. The entire fleet has interactive maps that show the aircraft’s flight trajectory from various angles and provide information on the flight conditions, temperature and time in the departure and destination cities.

As well as the award-winning UP, TAP’s in-flight magazine, tap|executive also offers a selection of Portuguese and international newspapers and magazines and all kinds of reading material in the various lounges.

OnAir WiFi: Stay connected to the world while you fly!

TAP is one of the first European airlines to offer in-flight connectivity services! Now you can make the most of your flight time!

Our partnership with OnAir WiFi, the leading company in supplying global in-flight connectivity services, allows passengers on our A330 (Pedro Nunes, Vasco da Gama, João XXI, João Gonçalves Zarco and Fernão de Magalhães) fleet to enjoy the pleasure of browsing the Internet, accessing social networks, twittering and sending and receiving e-mails. 

Where can I get this service?

On routes between Europe and North and South America. 

How do I access the Internet?

Whatever you want to use the Internet for, all you need to do is turn on your equipment - iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry or laptop – connect to the OnAir WiFi network, open your browser and follow the instructions that appear on the screen. 

How much does this service cost, and how do I pay for it?

Payment is made by credit card according to the following price list:

  • 4MB: 6 EUR;
  • 10MB: 12 EUR.

Where can I get more information?

Instructions for use and price plans can be found in the seat pocket or in the log-in web portal. You can also ask the flight crew if your flight offers Wi-Fi connectivity.


Movies on Board

Personal TV

Films and programmes start at the same time and are repeated throughout the journey.

AVOD - Video On Demand

The interactive touch-screen menu provides you with information about films, TV programmes and daily news.




by Alejandro González Iñárritu

starring  Michael Keaton, Edward Norton

duration  119 min.

“This is a strange and beautiful and unique
film, one of the best movies of the year.”
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Birdman tells the story of a has-been actor struggling with his
own ego to save his family, dignity and career, days before the
premiere of his play on Broadway. The star-studded cast includes
Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone,
Zach Galifianakis and Naomi Watts. Leader (alongside
The Grand Budapest Hotel) in the Oscar nominations with nine –
including Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Actor
and Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress.





by Jean-Marc Vallée

 Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern

duration 115 min.

Based on the novel Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed and adapted by author Nick Hornby, the film recounts the story of Cheryl (Witherspoon) and her 1,500-kilometre hike in search of something that will ease the suffering of a number of
recent tragedies. Nominated for two Oscars – Best Supporting
Actress (Laura Dern) and Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon
was also nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA).

CDs Collection

We've selected 50 CDs - over 900 songs and pieces of music in 10 different categories - that you can hear track by track or create a play-list on your personal jukebox to make your journey even better.

Take a look at this month's highlights.

Dorival Caymmi

Dorival Caymmi

Dorival Caymmi was heavily influenced by black music and
inspired by the customs of the Bahian people. Caetano
Veloso, Chico Buarque, Gilberto Gil, amongst many others, pay
tribute to the musician (who died in 2008) with hits like "O
Que É Que a Bahiana Tem" and "Sábado em Copacabana".



Eugénia Melo e Castro

Eugénia Melo e Castro


30 Anos Canta,Canta Mais

Eugénia has gained considerable recognition in Brazil, particularly for duets with some of the country’s biggest names.
Tom Jobim, Chico Buarque, Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa are
just a few examples of the stars that appear on this album, which
celebrates an entire career.



TAP Audio Channels

In partnership with Rádio e Televisão de Portugal and Biscoito Fino, TAP provides on board the A330 and A340 airplanes 12 audio channels, with different music styles.


Newspapers and magazines

Newspapers and magazines are handed out when departing from Lisbon and Porto at TAP’s Inflight Media Counter, located at Lisbon and Porto airports, upon presentation of the boarding pass.

These are also handed out aboard in business class on flights to and from Europe. In these flights’ economy class there is no distribution of newspapers and magazines.

On long-haul flights newspapers and magazines are handed out in business class on outbound and return flights. In these flights’ economy class there is distribution only for return flights.


Note: This service is only available on aircrafts operated by TAP Portugal and PGA. The distribution of newspapers is not available on board Beechcraft aircrafts.

UP Magazine


"UP" is the TAP's in-flight magazine, available on all short and long-haul flights. It is a monthly magazine that contains articles and reports of interest, and also general information about TAP services.

The quality of TAP’s in-flight magazine has been recognised in a variety of national and international media, making UP a frequently selected medium for the advertising and promotion of the image of a renewed, modernised TAP, thus further increasing its reputation and prestige.

UP can be read on board TAP aircraft and accessed online. It is also available in Apple’s iPad format.