TAP Portugal  

Onboard Entertainment

Travelling can be an unforgettable experience of luxury and comfort.

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.

Entertainment Systems

There are totally interactive audio and video-on-demand systems on some Airbus A330 aircraft with:

  • A selection of over 20 films.
  • 20 hours of Portuguese, Brazilian and international TV series and documentaries.
  • Daily news from Rádio Televisão Portuguesa in Portuguese and from France 24 in English and French.
  • 10 games (some of them multiplayer, where you can play with other passengers on the same flight).
  • Information about TAP and where it flies.
  • Over 900 songs and audio books and the chance for passengers to create their own programme, choosing their favourite tracks among the 60 CDs aboard, which are changed every two months.
  • 12 Radio TAP stations.

On the other aircrafts, there are 6 new films, which always include European, Latin American or Brazilian films.

Some planes are also equipped with external cameras that show take-off, approach and landing.

The entire fleet shows animated maps that exhibit the various angles of the plane’s trajectory and give information about flight conditions, temperature and the time at the departure and arrival cities.

In addition to our award-winning in-flight magazine, UP, there is a selection of Portuguese and international newspapers and magazines available in tap|executive and other reading material in the 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.


Gone Girl

Gone Girl

by David Fincher

starring > Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pik

duration > 149 min.

“A sharply made, perfectly cast and
unfailingly absorbing melodrama.”
Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

From acclaimed director David Fincher (Seven and Social
Network), Gone Girl is a tense thriller about the disappearance
of a woman and the suspicions about her husband, as well
as the media circus surrounding the case. Nominated for four
Golden Globes – Best Director, Best Actress – Drama,
Best Screenplay and Best Soundtrack.
English, Spanish and German with Portuguese subtitles.



Little Manhattan

Little Manhattan

by Mark Levin

starring > Josh Hutcherson, Charlie Ray

duration > 84 min.

A love story between Gabe and Rosemary, aged ten and
eleven respectively. Previously primary school classmates,
the two meet again in karate classes where romance blooms.
Confused by new feelings while trying to deal with his parents’
divorce, Gabe experiences the complicated and enthusiastic
reality of his first love.
Other movies available:

Título / Title

De / From

Com / Starring

Duração / Duration

Resumo / Resume
La Vida Inesperada
Javier Cámara,
Raúl Arévalo
105 min
This award-winning Spanish
comedy tells the story of Juan,
a middle-aged man and aspiring
actor living in New York, chasing
the increasingly distant dream
of success in the arts while
running errands in the city. When
his youngest cousin arrives
in the Big Apple, the two will
enjoy adventures, fall in love,
get mad and take important
decisions about their lives.
Getúlio João Jardim
Tony Ramos, Drica
101 min.
A film focusses on the life
of Brazilian President Getúlio
Vargas (who governed the
country between 1951 and 1954)
and his last 19 days. Starring
respected actor Tony Ramos in
the role of the statesman and
Drica Moraes as his daughter.

Rudderless William H. Macy
Billy Crudup, Anton
105 min.
When a father devastated
by the recent death of his son
discovers a box with his demos
and lyrics, he forms a band in
search of some comfort. This
film sees the directorial debut
of Oscar-nominated actor
William H. Macy and stars Felicity
Huffman (his wife), Billy Crudup,
Lawrence Fishburn, Anton
Yelchin and Selena Gomez.
O menino no espelho
Guilherme Fiúza
Lino Facioli, Matheus
78 min.
This Brazilian film set in
1930s Belo Horizonte tells the
story of Fernando, a boy whose
dream was to create and double
so he can have fun while his
alter-ego deals with the boring
parts of life. One fine day, his
reflection comes to life and
joins him in the real world.
The Judge David Dobkin
Robert Duvall, Robert
Downey Jr 
Top lawyer Hank Palmer is
forced to return to the small
town where he grew up, with no
intention of helping his father,
a powerful local judge accused
in a hit and run incident. His
discoveries will not only have
an effect on the case but also
family relations. Featuring Robert
Downey Jr and Robert Duvall,
who was nominated for a Golden
Globe for Best Supporting Actor.
If I stay R.J. Cutler Chlöe Grace Moretz,
Mireille Enos

107 min.

Chlöe Grace Moretz plays up-and-coming Hollywood star Mia Hall, a young woman whose world is turned upside down when a car accident leaves her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, Mia will have to face the ultimate decision – to go or stay.
Scenes from a Marriage Ingmar Bergman Liv Ullmann,
Erland Josephson
167 min.
Originally shown as a miniseries, a year later (1974) Scenes from a Marriage was edited for cinemas, receiving the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film. The film shows us a decade of Marianne and Johan’s marriage, from the best to the worst moments.
The Good Lie
Reese Whiterspoon,
Arnold Oceng
110 min.
Four young Sudanese
refugees arrive in Kansas City,
Missouri. Their meeting with
Carrie, an employment agency
counsellor, will change both
her and their lives forever.
Starring Reese Witherspoon,
who was nominated for a Golden
Globe (for the film Wild).

This is Where
I Leave you
Shawn LevyI
Jason Bateman,
Tina Fey
103 min.
After the death of their
father, four siblings are forced
to spend a week together in
the house where they grew up
to sort out their inheritance.
The top-draw cast includes
Tina Fey, Jason Bateman,
Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Dax
Shepard and Jane Fonda.
Fury David Ayer
Brad Pitt, Shia
134 min.
Sergeant Warddady has a
tricky mission behind enemy
lines. With few men and even
fewer resources, the group
has just one Sherman tank
to combat the Nazis.
Nightcrawler Dan Gilroy
Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill
117 min
Dan Gilroy, screenwriter for
films like The Bourne Legacy and
Real Steel, makes his director’s
debut with Nightcrawler. The
film tells the story of Lou Bloom,
an unemployed man who
ends up in the world of crime
reporting in Los Angeles, crossing
the line between observer
and participant. Starring
Golden Globe-nominated Jake
Gyllenhaal in the main role.

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.

Jorge Palma

Jorge Palma

Norte (o meu)
A key musical figure for many, Jorge Palma has enjoyed 40 years
in the business. “Norte (o meu)”, included on the album Norte (2004),
is one of the songs available on the Portugal channel, where
listeners can hear the unique musical poetry that continues
to captivate new generations. 



TV on the radio

TV on the radio

Happy Idiot

TV On The Radio are part of a hard core of bands from Brooklyn, New York, at the beginning of the 21st century. In 2006, they received great acclaim from both music lovers and the world press with Return to Cookie Mountain. The most recent album, Seeds, is yet another triumph in the band’s career. The first single, “Happy Idiot”, can be heard on the Rock channel.



Other CDs available
Autor / Author Álbum / Album

 Rui Veloso
Ar de Rock

 Marisa Monte
Verdade, uma Ilusão

 Sam Smith
In the Lonely Hour

Songs of Innocence


 Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett
Cheek to Cheek

 Bryan Adams

 Various Artists
Frozen (Soundtrack)

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 on TAP flights

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. 

UP Magazine


UP is 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.