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 and João Gonçalves Zarco) 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.



Magic in the Moonlight

by Richard Linklater

starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

duration > 165 min.

English, German and Spanish with Portuguese subtitles

“Boyhood is not just a great movie, it’s a landmark achievement in film.”
Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic
Directed by the prestigious Richard Linklater (nominated
for two Oscars for his trilogy Before Sunrise, Before Sunset,
Before Midnight) this film is all about the young Mason, between
the ages 5 and 18, with filming over 11 years. Winner of various
international awards, including three at the Berlin Festival
(one of which was a Silver Lion).



Wish I was Here

Wish I was here

by Zach Braff

starring > Zach Braff, Kate Hudson

duration > 106 min.

English with Portuguese subtitles

“[A] funny and emotionally satisfyingtale of thirtysomethings trying to cometo terms with life itself ...”
Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter

Funded by the KickStarter crowdfunding platform, Wish I was Here is the second feature by director and actor Zach Braff (from the series Scrubs), after the critical success of Garden State. The film tells of the story of Aidan Bloom, a man of 35 who finds himself lost and reassessing his life.



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.


General D

Afrika Nossa
The Mozambican General D was the precursor of hip-hop in Portugal, however, he disappeared from the music scene without a trace at the end of the ‘90s. The three albums he released marked an entire generation (Kanimambo includes “Afrika Nossa”, which can be heard aboard the TAP fleet). The long-awaited return occurred in 2014 with a concert in Lisbon.




Jessie Ware 

Tough Love

The singer-songwriter Jessie Ware was born in London in 1984. She began working as a backing singer for British artist Jack Peñate and made her solo debut with the record Devotion. The follow-up, Tough Love, was released this year.





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.