TAAG Angola Airlines adds Pointe-Noire to its regional destinations’ portfolio, effective Monday, December 12, ahead. The airline will provide two weekly flights between Luanda and Pointe-Noire, the second-largest city and key business center in the Republic of Congo.
With this new connection, TAAG rise to eight intra-Africa destinations reinforcing its role as a major operator within the region, flying to multiple Lusophone, Francophone, and Anglophone countries. Overall, TAAG is now able to connect thirteen cities globally, namely: Pointe-Noire (Republic of Congo), Accra (Ghana), Cape Town, Johannesburg (South Africa) Windhoek (Namibia), Maputo (Mozambique), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Lagos (Nigeria), Sao Tome (Sao Tome and Principe), Lisbon, and Madrid in Europe, as well as São Paulo and Havana in the Americas.
The inaugural flight (Luanda > Pointe-Noire) will take place on Monday, December 12. The route is set for two weekly flights departing on Mondays and Fridays, operated by the DASH 8 aircraft with 74 seats as total capacity, namely 64 passengers in economy class and 10 in business class. Pointe-Noire is an attractive destination for the oil & gas industry and the corporate market while the city also provides tourism and leisure opportunities to travelers.