Tap Portugal or just simply TAP is a Portugal based flights company. It also offers online booking services to customers across most of the countries in the world. Tap was founded on 14th March 1945 by Delgado Humberto, the then director of Civil Aviation Office at that time. That was the same year it acquired its very first aircraft with a room for 21 passengers. The company was able to start its operations immediately after setting up a general pilot’s course. In the 1990s, TAP acquired Boeing 777, the first jet to be designed entirely by the computer. This was the time in History when TAP carried more than 3 million passengers in just one year. The company experienced its fastest growth between the year 2000 and 2009. This leading Portuguese airline has been flying since 1945 has been one of the members of the Star Alliance beginning from 14th March 2005. Its main headquarters are located in Lisbon. The Lisbon hub is the major key European gateway between North America, South America and Africa. Over recent years, new routes have been launched and TAP’s network grew to include 11 more new destinations during the summer in 2014. At the moment, the Portuguese airline has network of connections to more than 81 different destinations in over 34 countries. On average, it operates around 2500 flights every week. It also has a fleet over 77 modern aircraft. Recently, the company has focused on a number of its main airline markets particularly in Africa, South America and Brazil. The company has put efforts in in ensuring sustainable growth through adapting to changes in each of the markets, and at the same time increasing occupancy rates and traffic. As a consequence, new long-haul and medium routes have been to the company’s network.
The company offers the best service both in air and on the ground to ensure that each TAP flight is a very comfortable experience for every passenger. Reservations of flights, check-ins and seat selection can be done from wherever you are using the tools the company has provided for all mobile devices. The company has a TAP app for PCs, Tablets and Smartphones. The app is completely free and is available for download in many languages, such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, English and German from the app store for iOS, Google play for Android Smartphones and from the Windows store for PCs. The company also has a digital kiosk available through the TAP app. This digital kiosk provides an in-flight reading material to your device. Magazines and newspapers are also available in the kiosk for download. For the purpose of keeping customers aware and informed about their individual upcoming flights, the company launched The Automatic Notification service that sends passengers a text message and an email. All passengers usually provide their reliable mobile phone number during the booking process. This will enable the company to update them of their flight status. TAP offers advertising services to other companies in need of product promotion. They can post the adverts to their website, on screens in planes and even at the airport which will increase your company’s customer awareness. The service is offered at an affordable price. The company has its arms wide open for you. Whether you want to book a flight to the whole world of have them advertise for you. They are always ready to receive you.