TAP Air Portugal Expands in Africa with New Service to Conakry
TAP Air Portugal is expanding its operations in Africa with the launch of a new direct service to Conakry, the capital city of Guinea.
The new service will operate between Lisbon and Conakry from July 3 onwards, offering three weekly flights between the two capitals.
Flights will depart Lisbon on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 7.25 pm and arrive Conakry at 11.10 pm. Flights will depart Conakry on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays at 12.05 am and arrive in Lisbon at 5.30 am (local time).
With the launch of this new route, Conakry will become TAP's 17th destination in Africa. The airline currently flies to Luanda (Angola), Maputo (Mozambique), S. Tome (Sao Tome and Principe), Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Praia, Sal, Sao Vicente and Boa Vista (Cape Verde), Marrakesh, Casablanca, Tangier and Fez (Morocco), Dakar (Senegal), Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), Accra (Ghana) and Lomé (Togo).
In 2018, TAP's African routes saw a growth in load factor of 11.2% (116,000 more than in 2017), totaling 1.1 million passengers.