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TAP Launches Flights To Accra  
User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3474 times:

Starting on July 2, 2011, TAP will launch four weekly flights to ACC aboard a A320. According to Amadeus, the schedule is:

TP 261 LIS 17:50 - ACC 21:55 Mo, Tu, Th, Sa
TP 262 ACC 23:45 - LIS 05:55 Mo, Tu, Th, Sa

This year, TAP is adding MIA, POA, six European destations, and BKO and St. Vincinte in Africa to its route network. This is an impressive expansion.

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User currently offlineairbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8287 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3380 times:

Quoting IAD380 (Thread starter):
This year, TAP is adding MIA, POA, six European destations, and BKO and St. Vincinte in Africa to its route network. This is an impressive expansion.

They're not adding any aircraft and I don't believe they're hiring additional crew, so it's really just maximizing ac utilization. They also dropped JNB and reduced frequencies to MPM. Last year they cut some European frequencies too. They are becoming more serious about taking advantage of their geographic position to go outside of their historicaly ethnic markets and that is a good thing.


User currently offlinesantos From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 740 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3304 times:

Quoting airbazar (Reply 1):
don't believe they're hiring additional crew



They have recruited new staff for this new routes.
They recruited 13 new pilots is January and new cabin crew recently in time for the start of the new routes.


User currently offlineMUCramp From Germany, joined Apr 2011, 38 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3286 times:

Quoting IAD380 (Thread starter):
TAP will launch four weekly flights to ACC

Does anybody by chance know when/where ACC is bookable?

[Edited 2011-04-14 09:28:51]

User currently offlineAirMale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3252 times:

TAP dropped JNB? How many years have they flown this route?


.....up there with the best!
User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3108 times:

Quoting airbazar (Reply 1):
They also dropped JNB
Quoting AirMale (Reply 4):
TAP dropped JNB?

No, this information is incorrect. According to Amadeus, TAP flies to JNB twice a week.


User currently offlineETinCaribe From Ethiopia, joined Dec 2009, 727 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2973 times:

Good move, primarily not fueled by O&D traffic, I presume.

User currently offlineusflyer msp From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2951 times:

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 5):
No, this information is incorrect. According to Amadeus, TAP flies to JNB twice a week.

TAP is dropping JNB effective June 1.

http://blogs.timeslive.co.za/wandere...a-as-tap-drops-johannebsurg-route/


User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 2905 times:

Quoting usflyer msp (Reply 7):
TAP is dropping JNB effective June 1.

According to Amadeus. TP 263/264 operates twice a week after June 1st. The routing is LIS-MPM-JNB.


User currently offlineBRJ From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 2887 times:

Star Alliance will own Accra -
LH, SA)">UA, TK, SN, SA, MS and now TP.

SkyTeam -
DL, KL, KQ, AZ

And of course, OneWorld -
BA


User currently offlineairbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8287 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2701 times:

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 8):
According to Amadeus. TP 263/264 operates twice a week after June 1st. The routing is LIS-MPM-JNB.

The MPM-JNB leg is operated by LAM.


User currently offlineAirMale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2627 times:

Well, that still doesn't answer my question. How long has TAP been flying to Johannesburg? This must have been one of their "oldest" routes? Does anyone know?


.....up there with the best!
User currently offlineraffik From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 1716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2459 times:

Quoting BRJ (Reply 9):
SkyTeam -
DL, KL, KQ, AZ

And soon ME too



Happy -go- lucky kinda guy!
User currently offlinesoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2263 times:

i though other European airlines would have started flights to ACC before TAP.
Airline such as AF, LX,IB...



Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
User currently offlineCODCAIAH From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 177 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2215 times:

Quoting AirMale (Reply 11):
Well, that still doesn't answer my question. How long has TAP been flying to Johannesburg? This must have been one of their "oldest" routes? Does anyone know?

If you had read the linked article about TP ending its JNB service, you'd know.
http://blogs.timeslive.co.za/wandere...a-as-tap-drops-johannebsurg-route/

"It’s a quiet end to a 45 years of history."

...

"Flights to Johannesburg began in the mid-60s, first using Lockheed Constellation piston-engined aircraft and then Boeing 707s, the Jet Age airliner that did for modern air travel what the DC-3 had done for commercial aviation in 1935."

[Edited 2011-04-15 10:23:49]


CO/IAH-loyalist happily driven into the arms of WN/HOU
User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2159 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1998 times:

Another late departure from ACC? The airport is just pandemonium at that hour. Between 2245 and 2345 there are departures to LHR, IAD, JNB, and FCO. And now LIS? They cannot handle all this movement.

User currently offlinelouA340 From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1946 times:

Quoting AF022 (Reply 15):
Between 2245 and 2345 there are departures to LHR, IAD, JNB, and FCO. And now LIS? They cannot handle all this movement.

My thoughts exactly, its funny how ACC can go from being a ghost town at certain times of the day to rivaling some major airports in terms of aircraft movements within a time frame.
But those departure times makes the arrival times perfect for the flights to also catch th morning connections at the destination.
How much extra capacity are the on going renovations at the airport going to add when all is done?



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