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, 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 Kenneth Branagh

starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett

duration  105 min.

“(…) one of the best versions ever put on film.”
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Disney’s new film adaptation of its animated classics,
after the success of Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent
(and with various others in the pipeline, like Jungle Book and
Beauty and the Beast). Starring Lily James (Downton Abbey) in the
role of the young orphan under the thumb of wicked stepmother
until she meets a fairy godmother who changes her life.


English, Spanish and French with Portuguese subtitles


Roald Dahls

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

by Dearbhla Walsh

 Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench

duration 88 min.

Based on the book of the same name written by famous children’s author Roald Dahl (whose classics include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Esio Trot tells the story of Mr. Hoppy, a retired bachelor trying to pluck up the courage to tell his neighbour Mrs. Silver of his feelings for her. Her pet tortoise just might be the key to his problem.

English and German with Portuguese subtitles
Other movies available:

Título / Title

De / From

Com / Starring

Duração / Duration

Resumo / Resume
Os Penetras Andrucha Waddington Marcelo Adnet,
Eduardo Sterblicht
88 min
Brazilian comedy with Marcelo Adnet and Eduardo Sterblicht about a conman who, along with a friend and accomplice, gate-crashes a number of high society parties in Rio de Janeiro to swindle unsuspecting rich folk and win the heart of the mysterious Laura.
Love, Rosie Christian Ditter Lily Collins,
Sam Claflin
102 min.
Best of friends since the age of five, Rosie and Alex begin to see that perhaps there is more than just friendship between them. Based on Irish author Cecelia Ahern’s book Where Rainbows End.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Shawn Levy Ben Stiller,
Robin Williams
98 min.
Five years after the sequel to the 2006 original film, the Natural History Museum saga is back with a cast that includes some of Hollywood’s biggest comedy actors – Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais and Rebel Wilson.
Taken 3 Olivier Megaton Liam Neeson,
Forest Whitaker
109 min.
For the third time, careless villains make the mistake of bothering ex-federal agent Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson). This time round, they don’t kidnap his wife, daughter or even cousins, however, they do accuse him of a crime he didn’t commit, forcing him to flee and exact hs terrible revenge.

Into The Woods Rob Marshall Meryl Streep,
Anna Kendrick

125 min.

Rob Marshall directs this Disney epic about a witch (played by Meryl Streep) who forces a couple to find magical objects to reverse the curse on their family. A top-drawer cast includes (in addition to Streep), Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt and Johnny Depp. Nominated for three Academy Awards.

Exodus: Gods and Kings Riddley Scott Christian Bale,
Joel Edgerton
150 min.
Director Ridley Scott takes on biblical epics with Exodus: Gods and Kings, which tells the story of Moses (Christian Bale) and his confrontation with the Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses. The cast includes Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad).
Inherent Vice Paul
Thomas Anderson
Joaquin Phoenix,
Josh Brolin
148 min.
New film by Paul Thomas Anderson that tells the story of Detective Larry “Doc” Sportello and his investigation into his ex-girlfriend’s disappearance in the drug-infested Los Angeles of the 1970s. Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Costume Design at the Oscars.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Peter Jackson Ian McKellan,
Martin Freeman
144 min.
Third and final part of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s epic, thus completing the director’s second Lord of the Rings trilogy. Will Bilbo and his group succeed in their mission? Nominated for the Best Sound Editing Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Special Effects.
The Theory of Everything James Marsh Eddie Redmayne,
Felicity Jones
123 min.
Based on the book Travelling to Infinity: My Life, by Jane Hawking, the film tells the story of the author and her husband, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking, brilliantly played by Eddie Redmayne. Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Actor (which Redmayne won), Best Actress and Best Film.
The Imitation Game Morten Tyldum Bennedict Cumberbatch,
Keira Knightley
114 min
Benedict Cumberbatch, who became world famous for his part in the BBC’s Sherlock (Holmes), plays another (this time real) genius – Alan Turing, the mathematician responsible for breaking enemy codes during World War II. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay, which it won.


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.

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

Big Love
The first version of Fleetwood Mac appeared at the end of the 1960s, in London. However, the classic line-up included Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, who wrote “Big Love” (one of the songs from the fabulous Tango in the Night, which can be heard on the Oldies channel) and who are currently on the On with the Show world tour.


Jimmy P

Jimmy P


On Fire

In 2015, the Portuguese rapper released his second album, Fvmily F1rst (the single “On Fire” can be found on the Kids channel). To promote it, Jimmy P (artistic name of Joel Plácido) has been travelling the length and breadth of the country. August sees him tread the boards at the MEO Sudoeste festival.


Other CDs available
Autor / Author Álbum / Album

  Pedro Abrunhosa &
Para Os Braços Da Minha Mãe

 We Are The In

 Bossa Electro &
   Marcos Valle
Samba De Verão


 Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud

 The Script

 Amália Rodrigues
Fado Dos Fados

 Lady Gaga
Born this wayF



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.