Portugalia Airline (NI) is a subsidiary of TAP Portugal and works as a regional airline, it has its main hub at the Portela Airport, Lisbon and a off-shoot hub at Porto. Owing to its quality services Portugalia has bagged Europe's Best Regional Airline Award from 2001-2006 each year. The airline operates under the calling codes of TAP. In addition to domestic and international destinations, the airline also runs a charter service for its passengers. Portugalia has a fleet of 16 in service aircrafts serving over 23 destinations both medium and long haul. May business and tourist destinations in Europe like Belgium, multiple cities in France, Spain, Italy and countries like Netherlands, UK, Luxembourg are in the flying routes of the company. Even medium haul flights to African countries of Morocco and Algeria are undertaken.
Classes of Service
Due to the size of the company and pocket friendly policy of TAP group, Portugalia Airline offers only one class of service. The cabin is based on an all coach model wherein plush leather seats with spacious interiors are provided to all its passengers.
The airline offers excellent on board comfort and services, big seats with ample movement space in the leg area and extra seat width.
A wide array of snacks and food is provided in the on board menu, the food is prepared with the freshest of ingredients and made to taste delectable for a wide client base. Flyers can choose also choose from soft drinks and fresh juices.
Special passengers such as those with disabilities, expecting mothers, passengers with young kids and those with a medical condition are specially looked after by a warm and friendly crew.
The airline offers magazines with interesting articles about local and international events, cultures and news.
Passengers can avail this facility from 24 hours to 90 min prior to departure times. Online check-in helps the passengers to select seats and print boarding passes from the comfort of their own home and avoid the hassles of a long queue and waiting. The baggage, post check-in can be dropped off at the dedicated counters to avoid waiting.
Rewards, Programs and Perks
There is a frequent flyer mileage program operated by the airline called Victoria; it is available to all passengers flying to any of the locations of the airline. The program has various hotels, car rentals, credit card companies as their partners. The reward points can be redeemed for discounts, TAP flight tickets and shopping discounts.