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Emirates and TAP Air Portugal expand codeshare partnership

The Dubai-based airline will place its code on TAP Air Portugal flights to 19 additional destinations via Lisbon

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal are further expanding their existing codeshare arrangement by adding routes to their shared network, offering customers connections to more than 90 destinations.

TAP Air Portugal will place its code on Emirates flights to four additional Asian destinations:  Hanoi in Vietnam, and Narita, Osaka and Haneda in Japan. 

Emirates will place its code on TAP Air Portugal-operated flights to 19 additional destinations via Lisbon. They include Belém, Brasília, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Maceió, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife and Salvador in Brazil; Praia, Sal, São Vicente in Cape Verde, Conakry in in Guinea; Ponta Delgada and Terceira in the Azores; Porto Santo, Madeira and Dakar, Senegal.

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Commenting on the announcement, Emirates Airline chief commercial officer Adnan Kazim said: “The further expansion of the Emirates-TAP Air Portugal partnership attests to the strong collaboration of both airlines and our shared commitment to providing customers with seamless connections to and from Portugal. By leveraging our mutual networks through codeshare flights, we enable our customers to travel to more places on a single ticket with a one baggage policy and fare conditions.”

TAP Air Portugal chief commercial and revenue officer Silvia Mosquera added: “TAP Air Portugal is pleased to be able to implement this expanded partnership with Emirates, allowing our customers greater geographic access, with particular emphasis on destinations in the Middle East and Asia. TAP is eager to be able to take Emirates customers to more cities in Portugal and to our destinations in the Americas and North Africa, aboard our modern fleet of aircraft, in an environment of maximum quality of service, hygiene and safety, and so that they can also benefit from our Portugal Stopover programme.”

Emirates currently has codeshare cooperation agreements in place with 21 airline partners and two rail companies around the world.

For more information, visit www.emirates.com and www.flytap.com

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