Airbus A330-300 ”Portugal” TAP Portugal in retro livery (Photo / Video)
On 25 June 2017, TAP Portugal received the Airbus A330-300 (CS-TOV) aircraft, which is christened "Portugal". It comes in retro livery, TAP celebrating the historic and inseparable connection between the airline, Portugal and its people.
On June 25, TAP Portugal received the Airbus A330-300 (CS-TOV) aircraft. This is part of a series of 3 that the Portuguese carrier will receive this summer.
The new aircraft will contribute to the consolidation of TAP Portugal routes to long-haul destinations to North and South America, including Toronto (Canada), a route opened in June 2017.
Airbus A330-300 ”Portugal” TAP Portugal
This is the second aircraft to be named after the country. The first was a Boeing 747-200, which was delivered to TAP in February 1972.
The Retro Livery painted on the aircraft represents the image of TAP Portugal from the 1950-1970 years. Displays the name Transportes Aéreos Portugueses and the logo used at the time. The first aircraft painted in this scheme was the Lockheed Super Constellation, and the last one was a Boeing 727-200.
It was the turn of a modern aircraft to bear the name "Portugal" and display this retro livery.