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;
  • Dedicated drop-off; fixed baggage claim mat; dedicated Fast Track.

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.



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 €40 for the tap|discount fare.
- There is a fee of €35 for the tap|basic fare.
- This change is free for the tap|plus fare.
- There is a fee of €35 for the tap|executive fare.
- This change is free for the tap|top executive fare.
- TAP Miles&Go Gold Clients are exempt from prepayment if they request it on the same day as the original flight.

- With seats reserved on the days prior to or following the original flight and change of reservation prior to the date (in the case of a change to a confirmed reservation) / original flight:
- There is a fee of €40 for the tap|discount fare, plus the fares difference (where applicable).
- There is a fee of €35 for the tap|basic fare, plus the fares difference (where applicable).
- On tap|plus fare, only the tariff difference applies (when applicable).
- There is a fee of €35 for the tap|executive fare, plus the fares difference (where applicable).
- On tap|top executive fare, only the tariff difference applies (when applicable).

- In the case of no-show or the booking is changed after the original flight date: 
- There is a fee of €70 for the tap|discount fare (the reissue must be made within 24 hours of the booking), plus the fare difference (where applicable).
- There is a fee of €65 for the tap|basic fare (the reissue must be made within 24 hours of the booking), plus the fare difference (where applicable).
- Tariff difference only (when applicable) in case of tap|plus fare.
- There is a fee of €65 for the tap|executive fare (the reissue must be made within 24 hours of the booking), plus the fare difference (where applicable).
- Tariff difference only (when applicable) in case of tap|top executive 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.

Discover the special days that move Lisbon and Porto closer.


From May 6, travel between Lisbon and Porto on Saturday, Tuesday, or Wednesday from 1,500* or 3,000* miles.

Promotion valid only on Saturday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, for bookings made until the 31st of December 2019 and flights between 6th May and 31st March 2020
 
Use the Ponte Aérea now for half miles on these special days and make the most of the best Lisbon and Porto have to offer!


*One-way ticket purchased with miles.
**Round-trip ticket purchased with miles.
 

Destination Class  Miles ticket
One-way Economy 1,500
Round-trip Economy 3,000

Terms and Conditions – Ponte Aérea Special Days Promotion

  1. Promotion valid for reservations made until December 31 2019 and travel completed until March 31, 2020;
  2. Promotion valid on the following weekdays: Saturday, Tuesday, and Wednesday;
  3. Promotion ends at 23:59 of December 31, 2019, mainland Portugal time;
  4. Blackout Periods: 06/01/2019 to 06/16/2019; 07/01/2019 to 08/31/2019; and 09/01/2019 to 09/15/2019;
  5. Changes: only of date and time within the promotional period – Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday – until December 31, 2019 inclusive, on payment of EUR 50;
  6. Changes to award ticket reservations if the new flight is on the same day: the change always includes seat reservation, for the cost of EUR 30. If the reservation is changed to another day, general TAP Miles&Go Program rules apply – EUR 50;
  7. Refunds: miles refunds are only possible once ticket has been issued by paying the appropriate refund fee – EUR 80 for all clients;
  8. Valid only on TAP flights;
  9. Valid only for reservations made at milesandgo.flytap.com;
  10. Valid for Economy Class, upon availability of the lowest tariff;
  11. Valid for one-way and round-trip journeys;
  12. Valid for Ponte Aérea price table;
  13. No waiting list permitted;
  14. Ticket validity: 31/03/2020;
  15. Ticket validity extension not permitted.

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