TAP is ever more “child friendly”

Friday 2, April 2010


TAP is ever more “child friendly”


TAP launches a range of initiatives to celebrate its 65th anniversary, reflecting a more “child friendly” stance that reinforces its increasingly modern and forward-looking attitude.



Accordingly, the company’s new magazine UPKids will be distributed on its aircraft from 1 April. It will have three editions per year - Easter, Summer and Christmas/New Year - which are the times when children most travel.


UPKids was created by a team of specialists and its mission is to entertain young passengers, thus helping them and their parents have a more enjoyable trip. The magazine, which is full of games and activities that challenge children to draw, colour in or play, is specifically designed for children travelling on an airplane. The magazine also includes a detachable flight diploma to be signed by the Captain and a box of coloured pencils.


Another "child friendly" initiative of TAP is the special offer of free travel to Madeira or the Azores for children under 11 years of age.


Under this campaign, tickets for infants and children up to 11 years of age to the Azores and Funchal from Lisbon, Porto and Faro are free of charge between 12 April and 1 June (*).


Further initiatives will be announced in due course.


(*) They only pay airport and fuel taxes (YQ), where applicable. Unaccompanied children pay the applicable service charge.




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