Brexit: TAP stops flying to London City. Company announces new routes

Uncertainty about the UK's departure from the European Union led the airline to suspend its operation at that London airport. A new air link will connect Lisbon and Porto to Madrid.

The poor performance on the English market and uncertainties in the demand from customers caused by Brexit led TAP to suspend its operation at the London City Airport in 2020. The airline will "partially compensate for the lost seats with the increased capacity of aircrafts departing from Lisbon and Porto to other London airports".

For the next year, the Portuguese airline announces the creation of two new air paths that will connect Lisbon and Porto to the Spanish capital. TAP will redirect "the capacity of the flights Porto-Barcelona and Porto-Lyon, suspending the operation in these markets, which have wide offer from competitors, to build the brand new air link between Porto and Madrid, which will have six daily flights, more than twice the current offer", it states.

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