About TAP Portugal
TAP Portugal, also commonly known as TAP airlines, was founded in 1945 under the name Transportes Aéreos Portugueses (Portuguese Air Transportations). Today, it is the national flag carrier airline of Portugal and currently comprises the leading airline company in the Portuguese market. The Tap Portugal headquarters are located in Lisbon and the airline has a 77-strong fleet serving 88 destinations across 38 countries worldwide including Africa, North America and South America.
TAP Portugal online check-in is available to passengers 72 hours up to 90 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure. This does not include flights departing to the USA, whereby online check-in is available 24 hours before flight departure, and flights departing from Zagreb, Geneva and Zurich whereby TAP Portugal online check-in is available from 23 hours prior to boarding. Passengers flying TAP with hand luggage may proceed straight to airport security whilst those with luggage to check-in will need to leave their luggage at the airport bag drop-off desk.
Hand luggage allowance
TAP Portugal hand luggage allowance varies in accordance with the passenger class of travel. Economy Class travellers are entitled to one item of hand luggage weighing up to 8kg with maximum dimensions of 115cm (55cm x 40cm x 20 cm). Executive Class passengers may carry on-board their flight a maximum of two cabin bags weighing a combined total of 16kg and measuring no more than 115 cm (55cm x 40cm x 20 cm). In addition to their hand luggage allowance, passengers on TAP flights are permitted a small personal item including a handbag, laptop case, mobility aid or medical instruments. Finally, passengers travelling with an infant may bring one baby carrier and baby food. All items of luggage exceeding the aforementioned weight and dimension restrictions will be placed in the hold and an excess baggage fee will apply.
Checked baggage allowance
With TAP Portugal, the number of checked-in bags allowed depends on the passengers' class of travel. Economy Class passengers flying TAP are entitled to one item of baggage weighing up to 23kg and measuring 158 cm (height + length + width). However, Executive Class travellers are allowed two items of checked baggage weighing 32kg each. The same dimension restrictions apply. Passengers, who wish, may purchase extra baggage. In accordance with international occupational health and safety standards, bags exceeding 32kg will not be accepted on TAP flights. They will be dispatched as cargo.
Airline name: TAP Portugal
IATA code: TP
Headquarters: Lisbon Portela Airport, Portugal
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