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About TAP

Find out about TAP Air Portugal and its large family.
TAP is Portugal’s leading airline and has been a member of Star Alliance since 14 March 2005.

Flying since 1945, taphub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North and South America.

The company’s Portuguese character, brand and quality of service as a basic concept have been the main factors driving our strategy over recent years.

Learn more about tap’s mission and values here.
We constantly strive to improve our human and technical resources, in order to provide our passengers with a high-quality service and consolidate our position in the aviation market.

Send your online job application here and join us.
Yes. TAP has received several awards. In 2018, TAP was named best company to work for in Portugal, and again received three World Travel Awards: Europe’s Leading Airline to Africa, Europe’s Leading Airline to South America and Europe’s Leading Inflight Magazine (Up).
In recent years TAP has consolidated its repositioning in some of its main markets, particularly in Africa and North and South America. It is the leading Portuguese airline between Europe and Brazil and has made a strong commitment to connections with the United States and Canada.

Theses efforts have included ensuring sustainable growth by adapting to the changes in each market as a whole while increasing traffic values and occupation rates.

New medium- and long-haul routes are being added to the TAP network each year. 
Learn more here.
All the details on TAP corporate information are available here.
Star Alliance is the world’s largest airline network, with more members, more daily flights, flying to more destinations in more countries. 

The member airlines of the network are among the most respected in the world. In order to become members, all must comply with the highest industry standards of customer service, 
security and technical infrastructure.

TAP has been a Star Alliance member since 2005.

Find out more at staralliance.com.

Yes. The continuous improvement of our environmental performance is a priority at TAP.

We are committed to minimising our impact by reducing the consumption of resources through waste management, fleet modernisation and fuel efficiency. All important efforts.

The proof is that we have improved our environmental performance year on year without compromising growth.

Find all the information you need concerning shareholders here.
In April 2003, TAP SGPS and TAP SA approved the separation of its handling business, which led to the creation of SPdH (Serviços Portugueses de Handling) which took over TAP’s ground operations. The Groundforce brand was launched in March 2005.

Groundforce is committed to the quality and experience of its staff, who provide services at Portugal’s main airports – Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Funchal and Porto Santo.

Find out more here.
Portugália Airlines was born in 1990 and has been a part of the TAP Group since 2007.

Portugália Airlines now operates as TAP Express, with a modern and up-to-date fleet, and serves a number of destinations on the TAP network. 

You can find out more information about Portugália here.
TAP has as its focus airport transport service and similar activities and is constantly aiming for a return for its investors and leadership in the niche market where it operates.

All the useful information you need to know concerning this subject is available here.
Yes. The mission of TAP Cargo is to provide a reliable service to collect, transport and deliver goods and packages on TAP and partner aircraft in a timely manner, suitable for every need, at competitive prices.

Learn more here.
Yes. Since its creation in 1945, TAP’s Maintenance and Engineering department has been responsible for fleet maintenance, and for providing services to a number of clients.

TAP renewed its fleet in 2017. Find out more about the fleet here

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