TAP carries 1.6 million passengers in September

TAP carried more than 1.6 million passengers in September, 155 thousand more than in the same month last year, which represents a growth of 10.5 percent.

From January to September 2019, the airline carried almost 13 million passengers - 12.9 million - an increase of 868 thousand, or 7.2 percent, compared to the same period of 2018.

It is also noteworthy that September was the first month in the year in which the Brazilian market had higher revenues than last year.

These figures confirm the consolidation of the recovery that TAP has been recording since the second quarter.

On the intercontinental routes, the largest absolute growth occurred on the United States routes, with 30 thousand more passengers than in September last year, Brazil (9,620 passengers), Cape Verde (5,508), Angola (more 3,000) and Canada (plus 2,135).

In Europe, the biggest growth was in the routes of Switzerland, with 14 thousand more passengers, United Kingdom (13 thousand more), Italy (12 thousand more), Germany (12 thousand more) and Madeira (9 thousand more).