Azores Airlines just made travel to Europe more affordable with a Winter Flash Sale, so if a trip was a new year’s resolution, you are in luck! Ticket prices are on sale from January 1 to the 22nd, for travel valid from February 2 to April 18, 2018. All flights are from Boston Logan Airport.
TAP Air Portugal is closing the year with record passenger numbers, having boarded 14 million passengers in 2017. This number represents a 21.8 percent increase over 2016. TAP secured a load factor of 82.9%, which is a 4.4% increase over last year.
The CP - Comboios de Portugal has a new railway line, Comboio Raiano, between the town of Entronckamento and Badajoz, in Spain. The new Raiano train, offers two daily connections (one in each direction). Raiano starts at Entroncamento at 10.12 am and arrives in Badajoz at 1:16 p.m. On the way back, the train departs Badajoz at 4.00 p.m. and arrives at Entroncamento at 6.25 p.m.
The City of Ammaia is the most important Roman ruin in the Northern Alentejo region. Set in the Natural Park of Serra de São Mamede, in São Salvador de Aramenha, near the town of Marvão, the ruins cover almost 25 metric acres.
TAP ALSO ADDING ROUTES FROM PORTO TO BARCELONA, LONDON CITY, MILAN, AND PONTA DELGADA IN THE AZORES
The Portuguese Tourism Board, Turismo de Portugal, has just launched a new web asset, www.portuguesetrails.com, dedicated to Portugal's diverse offerings for cyclists and hikers. The aim of this initiative is to help travelers plan their trips to Portugal and connect with support for hiking or biking.
Few are the people in Portugal who do not know the drink of the Algarve mountains, and still less are those who have never tasted it. According to experts, the harvesting of the arbutus is the most important part of the whole process of manufacturing the much loved brandy.
Two new projects underway near Évora in the Alentej
Pataniscas is the name of a crispy cod fritter that is tasty goodness.
Azores Airlines has become the first Portuguese company to offer the all-new A321neo aircraft. The airline took possession of one this week and is in process of air certification it for service in early 2018. The Airbus A321neo is the first of six aircrafts on order by Azores Airlines. The next five A321neos will be in the skies between now and early 2021.