Ponte Aérea

Executive Class now available

By jet and on time!

TAP now offers 13 daily flights from Porto and Lisbon, between 5 am and 11 pm, depending on your destination.

You will only find advantages if you decide to board on the Ponte Aérea:

  • Jetliners;
  • More comfort;
  • Fixed door;
  • Boarding bridge;
  • No middle seat (in the Embraer fleet);
  • More luggage space.

Executive Class now available

From April 15, 2019, you can fly in business class on the Air Bridge and enjoy all the perks:

  • Meals and drinks (aboard the Embraer fleet);
  • Priority boarding;
  • Fast track;
  • Lounge access;
  • Free seat reservation;
  • 2 pieces of checked luggage (32Kg);
  • 300 TAP Miles&Go miles on Executive brands;
  • 350 TAP Miles&Go miles on Top Executive brands.
Destination Class  Mile tickets
Saving Season 
Mile tickets
High Season
 
  Miles earned per flight
One way trip
 
Economy 2.500 3.750   Up to 350 miles earned per journey (depending on TAP fare class). Not applicable to mile tickets.

Business 5.000 7.500 
Round trip
 
Economy 5.000 7.500 
Business 7.500  15.000 



Benefits

Speed, frequency of flights, and flexibility
  • Check-in available up to 30 minutes before departure.

  • Exclusive departure gates.

  • Dedicated check-in desks.

  • 13 flights a day at your disposal.

  • Need to change your plans? With TAP you can change your tickets.

  • TAP Miles&Go Benefits

TAP products and Ponte Aérea services

TAP now lets you choose how to fly and only pay what you need. There are three different fares available. Choose the one that’s right for you!

tap|discount tap|basic tap|plus tap|executive  tap|top executive  
Miles earned for TAP Miles&Go Clients * 100 150 250 300 350
Hand baggage 1 (up to 8 kg) 1 (up to 8 kg) 1 (up to 8 kg) 2 (up to 16 Kgs total)
2 (up to 16 Kgs total)
Hold baggage (a) €24 1 (up to 23 kg) 1 (up to 23 kg) 1 (up to 23 kg) 2 (up to 32 Kgs each) 2 (up to 32 Kgs each)
Priority Baggage  No  No  No  Yes  Yes 
Priority check-in No No  Yes Yes Yes 
Fast Track  Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes 
Lounge access (b) from €25 to €40 from €25 to €40 from €25 to €40 Yes Yes 
Separate boarding No  No  Yes Yes  Yes 
Digital Kiosk (c) 1 publication 2 publications 2 publications 7 publications  7 publications 
Meals and drinks on board Snack Snack Snack Cold snack 
Cold snack 
Online check-in Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes 
Book your favorite seat No  No  No  Yes  Yes 
Premium Customer Center
No No  No  Yes  Yes 
Notifications by SMS (d) Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes 
Ticket changes on the day of travel ** Allowed Allowed Allowed Allowed
Allowed 
Refunds Non-refundable Non-refundable Refundable with penalty of €40 (for one-way tickets) and €80 for return tickets Before beginning the trip - Refundable with penalty of €60 (for one-way tickets) and €120 for return tickets.
After beginning the trip - Non-refundable
Refundable 
(a) If you need to take hold luggage with you when flying please find out more here.
(b) Lounge price depends on the airport: Lisbon Lounge - 40€; Porto Lounge - 25€.
(c) The newspapers and magazines must be downloaded before boarding, and can be read offline on a smartphone or tablet. This free service is available via the TAP mobile app (valid for TAP Clients travelling on flights operated by TAP).
(d) Provide your contact information in the booking or online check-in to receive your flight notifications.

* As of July 1, 2018, new values of accumulating miles for the Ponte Aérea have taken effect on fares for tap|discount, tap|basic and tap|plus. Fares for tap|executive and tap|top executive for Ponte Aérea went into effect on 4/15/2019. 

** Ticket Changes:

- Without a confirmed seat reservation and on the same day as the original flight and without being a no-show: no cost to the passenger.
- With a confirmed seat reservation and on the same day as the original flight and without being a no-show: there is a fee of €30 for the tap|basic fare. This change is free for the tap|plus fare. Changes are not permitted for the tap|discount fare.
- With seat reservation on the days following the original flight and booking change of the confirmed reservation/original flight made before the original flight date: there is a fee of €30 for the tap|basic fare, plus the fares difference (where applicable). Only the fare difference (where applicable) for the tap|plus fare. Changes are not permitted for the tap|discount fare.
- In the case of no-show or the booking is changed after the original flight date: there is a fee of €60 for the tap|basic fare (the reissue must be made within 24 hours of the booking), plus the fare difference (where applicable). Only the fare difference is payable (where applicable) for the tap|plus fare. Changes are not permitted for the tap|discount fare.
- Changes to an Award Ticket booking: Maintaining the day of travel, the change is always made with seat reservation, at a cost of €30. If the booking is changed to another day, the general rules of the TAP Miles&Go Programme apply.

Schedule (every day)

Porto – Lisbon

Departures Arrivals
05h00  05h55 
06h00 06h55
07h00 07h55
08h00 08h55
09h00 09h55
10h00 10h55
12h00 12h55
14h00 14h55
16h00 16h55
18h00 18h55
20h00 20h55
21h00 21h55
22h00 22h55

Lisbon – Porto

Departures Arrivals
06h00 06h55
07h00 07h55
08h00 08h55
10h00 10h55
12h00 12h55
14h00 14h55
16h00 16h55
18h00 18h55
19h00 19h55
20h00 20h55
21h00 21h55
22h00 22h55
23h00 23h55

Boarding information

Dedicated Ponte Aérea zones have been created at Porto and Lisbon airports. This makes your journey through the airport very easy.

In Porto

  • Check-in desks: 18 and 19;
  • Departure gate: 32.
In Lisbon
  • Check-in desks: 6 and 7;
  • Security control: next to check-in desks 6 and 7;
  • Departure gates: 15 and 15A.
Even if you have checked in, you will get to the gate quicker and not have to wait in queues. Always use the dedicated Ponte Aérea security control, even if on your boarding pass you do not have the Fast track service indication, when departing from Lisbon. Allow sufficient time for any possible queues at the bag drop and security control, especially if you are transferring from another flight and have luggage.

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