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Flights from the UK to the Azores reopen

Flights from the UK to the Azores reopen

According to a press release, the first flight between Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel and London, “using Azores Airlines 'Natural' Airbus A321ceo, registration number CS-TKP, landed at around 12:35 (Azorean time) at Gatwick Airport, Ponta, on the same day. Returned to Delgada and landed at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada at 16:30 local time. [kl. 17.30 i Lissabon].

Passengers arriving at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada were greeted “with a welcome ceremony that included a symbolic blue flower, representing the colors of Azores Airlines,” the company wrote in its statement.

“It is a moment of great excitement to experience the reopening of this highly anticipated route. Connecting the Azores with London means increasing the range of destinations for our passengers and continuing to improve the connectivity of our network,” he said. Grupo SATA's Director of Sales, Marketing and Communications Graça Silva was quoted in the report.

Graça Silva underlines that “it is the right time to restart the connection between the Azores and London” and “a point of reference in Europe and a hub for aviation”.

Azores Airlines offers direct services between London and Ponta Delgada twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the departure times “allow you to take advantage of the Azores Airlines Stopover Azores program, which offers an intermediate stopover of up to seven. days before continuing the journey to the final destination,” the company said. Also says.