Luanda, August 1: In order to promote trade, business development and mobility between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), thus, following market demand, TAAG Angola Airlines will provide an additional frequency on the Luanda <-> Kinshasa connection, from 14 August ahead. The Kinshasa route will have four (4) weekly frequencies, departing from Luanda on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, operated by a DASH-8 aircraft, with total capacity of 74 passengers, 64 in economy class and 10 passengers in business class.
Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo shared multiple synergies, and coincidently, today is taking place the first Economic Forum Angola – DRC in Kinshasa, with the main topic "Economic Partnerships towards mutual growth". This event brings together Government representatives from both countries, corporate segment, chamber of commerce and similar, among other participants.
Angola shares an extensive border with the DRC and a significant flow of bilateral trade. Both countries develop strong cooperation and are integrated into regional organizations, namely: Southern African Development Community (SADC), Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Gulf of Guinea Commission (CGG) and International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).
Overall, TAAG is deeply committed to providing greater connectivity and convenience services to the customer, positioning Angola as an important hub within the region.
TAAG Angola Airlines was founded in 1938 and it is based in Luanda, Angola´s capital city. For more than 80 years TAAG has connected Angolans with its key domestic and international markets. TAAG is the leading airline in the country, recognized worldwide for its strong high-yield market, having grown its current network to 12 domestic and 13 international destinations. Its fleet allows, in addition to passenger transport, air cargo services which have become essential for Angola´s growth and development. TAAG is a company that prides itself on a strong track record of service and performance excellence.
Luís Catuzeco José | firstname.lastname@example.org | Communication and Press department