Birmingham Airport

Twenty-year long partnership: Prague and TAP celebrate anniversary

LIS-PRG

Prague Airport marked the 20th anniversary of TAP Air Portugal’s Lisbon – Prague service with a celebration to commemorate the 1.4 million passengers and over 13,100 flights since the route’s launch.

A TAP A321neo, featuring a special retro livery, landed in Prague on 17 May and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute, as well as an accompanying program at the gate.

The inaugural flight between the Portuguese and Czech capitals took place on 1 June 2004. Initially, TAP operated 3-weekly flights, gradually increasing its frequencies to 11-weekly in 2018 and 2019. Currently, the airline runs the route daily, with plans to expand operations to 8-weekly between June and the end of the summer season in late October.

Athens International Airport

Jirií Pos, Chairman of the Prague Airport Board of Directors, praised the longstanding partnership. “I am glad that our cooperation with TAP Air Portugal has been working very well in the long term. It is a carrier that provides our passengers with a wide range of connections not only to Portugal, but also on connecting routes, especially to South and North America. I also appreciate the fact that TAP Air Portugal was one of the first airlines to resume connections with Prague after restrictions were relaxed post the Covid-19 pandemic. I personally believe that our cooperation will continue in the same spirit in the future,” Pos stated.

Echoing these sentiments, Frederic Gossot, Sales and Distribution Senior Director at TAP Air Portugal, added: “It’s with great satisfaction that we are here, today, celebrating 20 years of success of TAP flights connecting Prague and Lisbon. In the past 20 years, TAP has transported almost 1.4 million passengers between the capital cities of Czechia and Portugal. We cheer all our partners, and especially our host today, Václav Havel Airport Prague; you are part of this success. We bring many tourists, not only from Portugal, but also from Brazil, the United States, and Canada to discover Prague and Czechia, and we offer the Czechs some of the best options to visit Lisbon and all the gems of Portugal and beyond, onboard our all-Airbus fleet, one of the youngest fleets in Europe.”

LIS-PRG

Athens International Airport