The Latvian airline airBaltic and the national airline of Portugal TAP Air Portugal has concluded a cooperation agreement, known as codeshare agreement. This partnership will enable airBaltic passengers more and diversified options to travel within the vast network of TAP Air Portugal including Brazil, Portugal and Africa. In turn this agreement will offer TAP Air Portugal passengers better connectivity to the Baltics, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer ofÂ airBaltic:
– We are delighted to start codeshare flights withÂ TAP Air Portugal, which is among the largest airlines in Europe.Â TAP Air PortugalÂ is already our 21stcodeshare partner, thus we are further extending impressive portfolio of partner airlines that ensures smooth and seamless travel forÂ airBalticÂ customers around the world.Â airBalticÂ will sell flights between Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn andÂ TAP Air PortugalÂ domestic network via Lisbon, as well to Lisbon via common gateways, better connecting Baltics to the world.”
– Our newest partnership withÂ airBalticÂ will allowÂ TAP Air PortugalÂ customers to take advantage of new direct flights to Latvia and connecting services to the Baltic countries, thereby adding convenience and travel options to Northern Europe, in complementarity with TAP direct services to Scandinavia and Finland, stated Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of TAP.
TAP Air PortugalÂ will place its flight code TP on direct flights between Riga and Lisbon operated byÂ airBalticÂ as well as via common gateways betweenÂ TAP Air PortugalÂ network and Riga.
TAP Air PortugalÂ serves 83 destinations in 35 countries worldwide.Â TAPÂ hub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North, Central and South America, where TAP stands out as the international leading carrier in operation to Brazil.
airBalticÂ serves over 70 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations,Â airBalticÂ offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.