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.



The Great Dictator

by Charles Chaplin

starring Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard

duration > 125 min.


“Charlie Chaplin’s first talkie (...), stands as a brave and controversial
piece of filmmaking.”
Jamie Russell, BBC.com
One of Chaplin’s most famous films about the dictator
Adenoid Hynkel, in a clear parody of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime.
Nominated for the Oscars for Best Picture, Actor,
Original Screenplay and Score in 1940.



The Book of Life

The Book of Life

by Jorge R. Gutierrez

starring > Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana

duration > 95 min.

English, Spanish and French with Port uguese subtitles
Produced by Guillermo del Toro, this distinctive Mexican-style animated
comedy tells us the story of Manolo, a youngster who faces the dilemma of meeting his family’s expectations or following his heart. Trying to find the right direction, Manolo will discover three fantastic worlds, meet curious figures and confront his fears.


Other movies available:

Título / Title

De / From

Com / Starring

Duração / Duration

Resumo / Resume
A King in New York Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin,
Maxine Audley
110 min
One of Chaplin’s last films which focusses on a deposed European monarch who seeks refuge in New York, where he accidentally becomes a TV star.
Limelight Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin,
Claire Boom
137 min.
A film about a washed-up stage clown and a depressed dancer who find hope and meaning in one another. Starring Buster Keaton, it won the Oscar for Best Original dramatic Score in 1973, 20 years after it was made, due to it not being released in Los Angeles at the time.
Modern Times Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin,
Paulette Goddard
87 min.
Chaplin’s timeless classic with the famous figure of the Little Tramp trying to survive in he modern and increasingly industrialised world, in a fierce critique on living conditions during the Great Depression.
Mike Says Goodbye! Maria Peters Maas Bronkhuyzen,
Faas Wijn
93 min.
A Dutch film about Mike, a boy who spends months in hospital. After being discharged and realising he’s not going home, Mike will do anything and everything to spend christmas at home with his mother. Winner of awards at various international festivals.
Aimer, boire et chanter Alain Resnais Sabine Azéma,
108 min.
The latest film from acclaimed French director Alain Resnais, who died in March 2014, tells the story of Colin and Kathryn, who are involved in rehearsals for their new play when they discover one of their closest friends is terminally ill. Winner of two awards at the prestigious Berlin Festival.
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.
Cries and Whispers Ingmar Bergman Harriet Andersson ,
Liv Ullmann
91 min.
A Bergman classic about a terminally-ill woman who is visited by her two sisters, with longrepressed feelings coming to the fore. Winner of the Oscar for Best Cinematography, in addition to nominations for Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay and Wardrobe.
Smiles of a Summer Night Ingmar Bergman Ulla Jacobsson,
Eva Dahlbeck
108 min.
The Ingmar Bergman comedy that brought him his first international success takes place in the country house of a famous actress, where things get messy both in and out of the marital bed. A winner at Cannes and nominated for the Palm d’Or, as well as for three BAFTAs.
Fanny and Alexander Ingmar Bergman Bertil Guve,
Pernilla Allwin
188 min.
Considered to be one of Ingmar Bergman’s masterpieces, the film tells the story of the young siblings Fanny and Alexander within the complicated Ekdahl family. Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Costume Design, Cinematography and Art Direction and nominated for Best Director and Adapted Screenplay.
Regret Dave Schram Robin Boissevan,
Stefan Collier
95 min
An award-winning Dutch film that tells the story of David, whose classmate Joachem is constantly bullied. Indignant, but without the courage to react to the injustice, David may be too ate when he finally decides to act.

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.


Tony Carreira

Tony Carreira, 25 anos
Celebrating 25 years in the business, this musician has a special place in the hearts of the Portuguese record-buying public, he fills venues such as the Olympia in Paris, and the Brixton Academy in London. There are several classic hits included on this celebratory record.



Caetano Veloso

Caetano Veloso


Aged 72 and with 30 albums under his belt, Caetano dazzles everyone with this record, wich is a masterpiece. The band that backs him at concerts makes the album even more exciting and catchy live. Philosophy, politics, euphoria with a bossa nova timbre or rock guitars, everything fits into Caetano's "Abraçaço"




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.