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.

See more information about PED during flight

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:

  • 4 MB: 5 EUR;
  • 10 MB: 10 EUR;
  • 40 MB: 30 EUR.

Where can I get more information?

Instructions for use and price plans can be found 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.


True Story

True Story

by Rupert Goold

starring James Franco, Jonah Hill

duration  99 min.

True Story is one of the better movies to come along this year.
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Thriller based on facts regarding the journalist Michael Finkel,
from The New York Times, and Christian Longo, a murderer
who assumes Finkel’s identity. Finkel investigates and interviews
the criminal, after his arrest and imprisonment, forging
an odd relationship with the man. Starring James Franco
and Jonah Hill (previously nominated for one and two Oscars,
respectively) in the main roles.


English, Spanish and French with Portuguese subtitles


Terra Estrangeira

Terra Estrangeira

by Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas

 Fernanda Torres, Fernando Alves Pinto

duration 110 min.

Distinguished at a number of international festivals, Terra Estrangeira tells the story of Paco (Fernando Alves Pinto) who, after his mother’s death in Brazil, decides to discover both her homeland and himself in Portugal, where he meets friendly, lost and dangerous folk.

Portuguese with English subtitles.

Título / Title

De / From

Com / Starring

Duração / Duration

Resumo / Resume
Le Divorce James Ivory Kate Hudson,
Naomi Watts
117 min
From award-winning director James Ivory (thrice-nominated for the Oscar), this is the story of Isabel and Roxy, sisters separated by the latter’s marriage and subsequent move to France with her husband. When Isabel visits and discovers that Roxy is now divorced, the two face a number of tricky and amusing situations in foreign lands.
Max Boaz Yakin Thomas Haden Church,
Josh Wiggins
111 min.
Film named after the heroic dog that helped the American marines in Afghanistan and returned home after a traumatic accident. Adopted by his trainer’s family, Max will have to adapt to “civilian” life.
Infinitely Polar Bear Maya Forbes Mark Ruffalo,
Zoe Saldana
90 min.
A manic-depressive father (Mark Ruffalo) tries his best to convince his ex-wife to give him one last chance by taking care of their two young daughters, which proves no easy task. Film nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Sundance festival.
Me and Earl and The Dying Girl Alfonso Gomez-
Thomas Mann,
Olivia Cooke
105 min.
Based on Jesse Andrews’ novel of the same name, the film recounts how young Greg’s life, which is usually spent filming parodies of film classics with his friend Earl, suddenly changes when he discovers a classmate has cancer. The film has proved popular at various international festivals.
Entourage Doug Ellin Adrian Grenier,
Kevin Connolly

104 min.

After eight seasons and almost 100 episodes on HBO, the Entourage series makes the switch to the big screen. Once again, we focus on Vince Chase’s show business career and his friendly gang of agents, friends and various hangers-on. As always, we can expect plenty of comedy, confusion and celebrity cameos.
Boychoir François Girard Dustin Hoffman, Kevin
103 min.
After losing his mother, the young Stet is sent to an orphanage where he joins the boys’ choir. Lost and angry, Stet also has to deal with his demanding singing teacher (Dustin Hoffman, winner of two Oscars and five Academy nominations), who sees the boy’s special talent and character.
San Andreas Brad Peyton Dwayne Johnson,
Carla Gugino
114 min.
Increasingly established as a Hollywood star, Dwayne Johnson (otherwise known as The Rock) plays Ray, a rescue-chopper pilot searching endlessly for his daughter after a huge earthquake shakes the California coast.
Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti and Kyle Minogue also star.
Spy Paul Feig Melissa McCarthy,
Jude Law
120 min.
Directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids and the upcoming Ghostbusters) and starring the hilarious Melissa McCarthy in a cast that includes Jude Law, Rose Byrne and Jason Statham, this enjoyable comedy is about
a desk-bound CIA analyst who is forced to go undercover in a dangerous criminal organisation to avoid a world catastrophe.
Aloha Cameron Crowe Bradley Cooper,
Rachel McAdams
105 min.
With director’s duties taken up by Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous and Jerry Maguire) and a top-drawer cast including Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Bill Murray, John Krasinski and Alec Baldwin, Aloha tells the story of how Brian, a celebrated military contractor, returns to Hawaii after a long absence to encounter people from his past who will redefine his life.
Mad Max Fury Road George Miller Tom Hardy,
Charlize Theron
120 min
Thirty years after the third instalment of the Mad Max saga, George Miller returns to the post-apocalyptic world he created in the desert, with the then unknown Mel Gibson in the main role. Now it’s the turn of Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron to take the reins and attempt to re-establish order to a broken and hopeless world.
Happy New Year Farah Khan Shah Rukh Khan,
Deepika Padukone
180 min
One of the most expensive Bollywood films ever tells the story of a thief’s outlandish plan to gather his team to steal’ a precious collection of diamonds. To do so, they will have to sign up for an international dance
competition, amongst other rather odd ideas. The winner of a number of awards in India, as well as being a major hit at the box office.

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.

fernando pessoa: o fado e a alma portuguesa

Varios Artistas

Fernando Pessoa: o fado e a alma portuguesa
Fernando Pessoa's poetry finds a voice via a new generation of fado singers. Poems already sung by Camané, Mariza and Ana Moura are brought together with previously unreleased songs with Carminho, Ricardo Ribeiro, Mafalda Arnauth, and various others on a 20-track compilation.


Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz


Êxitos Eternos

The perfect way to remember the “Queen of Salsa”. This compilation brings together the hits of the Cuban singer recorded over the last 10 years of her life. She died in 2003, aged 77, and this album demonstrates her grit, energy and passion for Latin music. Celia Cruz is .


Other CDs available
Autor / Author Álbum / Album

Keith Jarrett &
Charlie Haden,
Last Dance
Lily Allen



 The Vaccines
The Vaccines
English Graffiti

 Sandra Cordeiro

 Ala dos Namorados
Grandes Êxitos

 Gloria Gaynor
The Collection


 Hannah Montana
Best of Hannah Montana



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

Your in-flight reading is available on the screen of your mobile device. The newspapers and magazines must be downloaded after you check in for your flight, and can be read offline on your smartphone or tablet. This free service is available via the TAP mobile app (valid only for TAP Clients travelling on flights operated by the company).

Depending on the rules of your fare, you will have access to a different number of publications on each flight. More informations about TAP Digital Kiosk

Note: As from 1 September 2015, free physical newspapers and magazines will only be available in business class on long haul flights, in the ANA Schengen Lounge, Blue Lounge an in the TAP Premium Lounge at Funchal. Outside Portugal, you can still find physical newspapers in the Star Alliance Lounge (São Paulo - Guarulhos), Sala VIP (São Paulo – Viracopos), LH Lounge (New York), Italviages Lounge (Caracas), LAM (Maputo) and Sala Welwicha TAAG (Luanda).

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.