TAP Air Portugal operates first commercial service with new A330-900neo

    TAP Air Portugal deployed (15-Dec-2018) its first A330-900neo aircraft on Lisbon-São Paulo service. The aircraft is expected to deliver fuel savings of 10%-12% over similar older generation aircraft. TAP‘s A330-900neo has a three class configuration with 34 full flat business class, 96 economy plus and 168 economy class seats, and offers free onboard WiFi, more personal space, larger overhead storage bins and improved cabin lighting. TAP received six Airbus neo variants in 2018, with 19 more A330-900neos to be delivered in 2019 and extending its total fleet to 71 by 2025. [more – original PR – English/Portuguese]