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Flights from the UK to the Azores resume

Flights from the UK to the Azores resume

According to a press release, the first flight between Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island and London, “operated by Azores Airlines' Airbus A321ceo 'Natural' with registration CS-TKP, landed at Gatwick Airport at 12:35 p.m. Azores time), after returning to Ponta Delgada the same day. , at 4:30 PM local time [17:30 Uhr in Lissabon] Landed at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada.

“Passengers were greeted upon arrival at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada, which included, among other things, the presentation of a symbolic blue flower representing the colors of Azores Airlines,” the company said in its statement.

“The reopening of this much-anticipated route is a moment we look forward to. The connection between the Azores and London means expanding the range of destinations for our passengers and further improving connectivity. Our network” Graça Silva, Director of Sales, Marketing and Communications of Grupo SATA, was quoted in the statement. .

Graça Silva underlines that “this is the right time to restart the connection between the Azores” and London, “the European reference destination and aviation hub”.

Azores Airlines offers direct services between London and Ponta Delgada twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the operating hours “make it possible to take advantage of the Azores Airlines Stopover Azores programme, which offers the possibility to stop seven days before. The journey to the final destination continues,” the company added.