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, 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).
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,
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,
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,
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.
Viagem a
Sérgio Tréfaut
Maria de Medeiros,
Isabel Ruth  
75 min.
First fictional feature film
by respected documentary
maker Sérgio Tréfaut. When
Maria (Maria de Medeiros), a
Ukrainian doctor lands in Portugal
with her Senegalese husband,
she is immediately taken and
interrogated by Immigration
Services on suspicion of illegal
entry. Winner of two Caminhos
do Cinema Português awards
(2011) for Best Film and Best
Supporting Actress (Isabel Ruth).
Pelo Malo
Samuel Lange

93 min.

Venezuelan drama that has
picked up prizes at film festivals
in Havana, Mar del Plata, Montreal,
San Sebastián and Turin, as well
as nominations at a number of
others. The film tells the story
of a boy of just nine whose
obsession with straightening
his hair brings out his mother’s
most homophobic side.
Minha mãe é uma peça André Pellenz
Paulo Gustavo,
84 min.
Brazilian comedy based on
a successful play written by
Paulo Gustavo, who plays the
main character in the screen
version. Divorced and solely
concerned with her two children,
Dona Hermínia is heartbroken
to discover that they consider
her to be a pain. The most
watched film in Brazil in 2013
(4.6 million cinema-goers).

Elle l’adore
Jeanne Herry
Sandrine Kiberlain,
Lauren Lafitte
104 min.
Muriel (Sandrine Kiberlain)
is a divorced beautician who
loves to tell stories and give
her opinion. She is also popular
singer Vincent Lacroix’s greatest
fan. It’s easy to see why Murial
doesn’t think twice when, one
night, Vincent knocks on her door
asking for help to get rid of a body
he has in the boot of his car.
Casanova Variations
Jonh Malkovich,
Veronica Ferres
118 min.
International production
headed by Paulo Branco that
tells the story of the greatest
seducer of all time – Casanova.
With John Malkovich in the main
role, the film divides it time
between an opera on stage
and the lothario’s personal
story, off it. Starring Fanny
Ardant, Maria João Luís,
Maria João Bastos,
Veronica Ferres and
Victória Guerra
The Right Juice Kristjan Knigge
Mark Killeen,
Lúcia Moniz
93 min.
Totalmente filmado no
Algarve, o filme conta a história
de Oliver, um banqueiro falido,
em busca de paz e harmonia
numa quinta do Sul de Portugal,
onde pretende produzir laranjas.
No entanto, ele e o seu vizinho
Manel encontram inesperadas
complicações para salvar a
região da exploração capitalista.
Horrible Bosses 2 Sean Anders
Jason Bateman,
108 min
The obligatory sequel to
one of the most successful
comedies of 2011, with the
trio of Dale (Charlie Day), Kurt
(Jason Sudeikis) and Nick
(Jason Bateman) opening
their own business this time
round, thus, getting rid of
the horrible bosses they so
detest. Starring Kevin Spacey,
Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Fox,
Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz.

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.


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.