The inaugural flight was welcomed on July 17 by the traditional water arch. TAP portugal serves this route 5 times a week with Airbus A320, able to accommodate 18 passengers in business class and 150 passengers in economy class.
Abidjan has thus become the 16th destination in Africa according to the release of the Star Alliance, the global airline alliance. This is for TAP Portugal the opportunity to refine its strategy in Africa and strengthen its position in the African sky. TAP Portugal is now serving 12 countries in Africa where the offer is increasing this summer by 20% in capacity and 22% in the number of flights over the same period in 2016.