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TAP Portugal Airlines Delayed / Canceled Flights Compensation Rights

Sometimes TAP Portugal passengers may have faced inconvenience due to flight delays or flight cancellations or due to denied boarding incidents which came after oversold flight tickets. As it's registered under EU norms, all its passengers who faced problems due to delays or cancellations of flights are applicable for compensation under EC Regulation 261/2004.

You may claim compensation by yourself using our free compensation letter template; whereas you may face certain difficulties, as usually airlines excuses with some reasons and you may be not aware of the actual fact. So, you can seek the help of our claim experts in order to get your money back, airlines owes for you. Make use our free Flight Compensation Calculator to know how much amount you can claim from TAP Portugal Airlines, simply entering your TAP Air flight number and date of journey.

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TAP Portugal Airlines

TAP Portugal Airlines is established as Transportes Aéreos Portugueses and started its operation in 1945. TAP Portugal Airline is the flag carrier of Portugal. Parent company of TAP Portugal airline is Atlantic Gateway Consortium. Its headquarter and hub both are located at Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport Lisbon. TAP Airline or flytap secondary hub is located at Porto Airport.

TAP Cargo is the cargo operating line of TAP Portugal airlines. TAP Portugal airline is also popularly referred to as TAP Air. TAP Portugal is a member of the Star Alliance Airlines Group. Portugalia is a subsidiary airline of TAP Portugal and it has been rebranded as TAP Express in early 2016. TAP Portugal is considered to be the fourth safest airline in the world.

TAP Portugal Code-Share Agreements

Tap Portugal Airlines shares code-share agreement with Finnair, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines, Azores Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Alitalia, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Egypt Air, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, United Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos, JetBlue, LAM Mozambique Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Swiss International Airlines, Thai Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa and S7 Airlines.

TAP Portugal Airlines Fleet Size

Tap Portugal Airlines operates 67 fleets under its brand name as of August 2017 which includes 21 Airbus A319-100, 20 Airbus A320-200, 15 Airbus A330-200, 4 Airbus A321-200, 4 Airbus A340-300 and 3 Airbus A330-300.

TAP Portugal Flight Destinations

TAP Portugal has consistently focused on expanding its operations in Africa and South America and now TAP Portugal is world's leading airline which flies to Africa and South America.

Sr.No. Country City /Cities
1 Brazil Belem, Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Fortaleza, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, Sao Paulo
2 Spain A Corunna, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Las Palmas, Madrid, Malaga, Oviedo, Seville, Valencia, Vigo
3 Germany Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart
4 Portugal Faro, Funchal, Lisbon, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Porto Santo, Terceira
5 France Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Toulouse
6 United States Boston, Miami, New York City, Newark
7 Cape Verde Boa Vista, Praia, Sal, Sao Vicente
8 Morocco Casablanca, Marrakech, Tanger
9 Italy Bologna, Milan, Rome, Venice
10 United Kingdom London, Manchester
11 Luxembourg Luxembourg City
12 Switzerland Geneva, Zürich
13 Denmark Copenhagen
14 Netherlands Amsterdam
15 Romania Bucharest
16 Sweden Stockholm
17 Belgium Brussels
18 Finland Helsinki
19 Hungary Budapest
20 Algeria Algiers
21 Canada Toronto
22 Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan
23 Venezuela Caracas
24 Angola Luanda
25 Austria Vienna
26 Czech Republic Prague
27 Guinea-Bissau Bissau
28 Mozambique Maputo
29 Poland Warsaw
30 Russia Moscow
31 Ghana Accra
32 Senegal Dakar
33 Norway Oslo

TAP Portugal Airlines Reviews and Awards

TAP Portugal Airlines have been rated 5 out of 10 stars reviewed by more than 580 air passengers as of August 2017 by SkyTrax; SkyTrax rates airlines based upon their performance and customer reviews. In terms of On-board Services, TAP Air passengers gave 2 stars out of 5 for Inflight Entertainment and 3 stars for Food & Beverages, Value for money, Seat Comfort and Staff Service.

Good feature of this airline is that, it started TAP Victoria Program through which all the passengers can get extra miles. In 2001, the TAP Portugal extended its operation to the Africa and has won the award of “World Travel awards”. These are some of the most frequent problems which is faced by many airlines. One of the facilities which are given by this airline is that the passengers can get all the information from the website that is in "flytap".

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Delay / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Flight delays, cancellations is usually a common problem faced by an air passengers, there are also cases of denied boarding when an air passengers is not allowed to board the flight due to an oversold seat. In such cases, European Union introduced EC Regulation 261/2004 which entitles air passengers to claim compensation for flight delays of more than 3 hours; to claim cancelled flight compensation for flight cancellations without notice; also allows to claim compensation in case of denied boarding due to an overbooked flight and compensation for delayed flights when you were offered re-routed flight or an alternate flight in case of flight cancellations or overbooked flight which gets delayed at the arrival airport for more than 3 hours.

EC Regulation 261/2004 – TAP Portugal Passenger Rights Regulation

EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination. Passengers must note that flight delay compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There will be no compensation for a delay / cancellation caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delay / cancellation becomes uncontrollable. An example of such situations includes bad weather or security concerns such as fear of a terror attack. In such situations, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to claim compensation under EU norms as set by the Regulation. This entitlement is when the delay is not caused by extraordinary circumstances.

If you are the air passenger travelled with Tap Portugal Airlines and your flight was delayed or if your flight gets cancelled (without any prior notice) or for reasons which could have been easily solved then according to Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, flight passengers can claim up to 600€ as flight delay compensation. This takes into account distance that you travelled both within Europe and outside Europe and the time for flight delay which should be more than 3 hours.


  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you can claim up to €250
  • And over 1,500 km you can claim up to €400


  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you claim up to €250
  • If the distance is between 1,500 - 3,500 km then you claim up to €400
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours then you claim up to €600
Delayed Flight Distance Based Claim Amount

Note: If you are travelling to a Non-European country from a Non-European country by a European Flight, EU 261 Rule won't apply to you. It is only applied in case of EU based flights travelling within Europe or to or from an EU Member State.

Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European Union Regulation, it applies to EU airspace. You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim flight compensation. This means that you can claim on flights departing from any airport located in the EU (with any airline) or arriving in the EU (with an EU airline).

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
From Inside EU To Inside EU YES YES
From Inside EU To Outside EU YES YES
From Outside EU To Inside EU YES NO
From Outside EU To Outside EU NO NO

Claim Flights – Flight Compensation Firm (How We Can Help You To Claim Your Money Back)

Claim Flights can facilitate the customers or the air passengers to understand their rights and ask for claim if they faced flight cancelled or delayed issues. We have established the legal expertise through which the passengers can take the information if they have any concerns through chat or through our website. Besides that all the other information related to the rights of the passengers are available on our website. Our website also contains the claim letter template for free, if the passengers wants to file a claim.

The passengers can also use one of our most efficient tool that is, compensation calculator which provides the exact compensatory amount claimable from the airlines. The only thing they have to do is to enter the flight number, time and date of the flight and reason behind delay or cancellation to provide the exact amount. It provides the clear idea of the amount which has to get them from the airlines. Besides that, our website contains all the information and the step by step process of filing the claim.

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Claim Yourself Delayed Flight Compensation

If your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours or if your flight has been cancelled without prior notice of 2 weeks or if you were denied boarding due to overbooking of flight tickets, you can use our free claim letter template to write the letter to airline to claim compensation for your delayed / cancelled / overbooked flight in accordance with EU Regulation 261/2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles European Union air passengers to claim up to $700 compensation for flight delay of 3 hours or more, flight cancellations or for denied boarding.

Calculate The Amount Airline Owes You

Passengers are often unaware of the regulation and end up claiming a very futile amount compared to what they are entitled to claim. At Claim Flights the exact compensation can be calculated with the help of the compensation calculator. Flight delay compensation calculator can help you to calculate the amount to claim from Tap Portugal Airlines for your delayed or cancelled flight. You can check for free the amount Tap Portugal Airlines owe for you with our flight delay compensation calculator.

You can claim flight delay compensation with our assistance by filling the claim form. You may need to enter further details about yourself & co-passengers for whom you would like to claim the flight compensation from the Tap Portugal Airlines. Our claim expert team can file the claim on behalf of you and pursue it with the airlines. Air passengers are charged only in case they get the compensation from the airline. You can compare the receivable compensation amount provided by us against other claim companies. Claim Flights takes up your case on a no win no fee basis and makes sure that you get right amount in time.

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