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THE FEELING YOU GET WHEN YOU VISIT THE AZORES

Wonder, Natural, Magical, Dream, Inspire, Breathe, and Peaceful. Aiming to inspire our passengers, all of Azores Airlines A321neo and A320 aircraft have been designed to emotionally appeal to our magical destinations.  The words inscribed on the fuselage refer to the magical, wonderful and peaceful universe of the Azores. “Breathe”, “Wonder”, “Magical” and “Inspire” reflect the symbolic homage to the Azores, which is, simultaneously, the cradle of Grupo SATA companies and our destiny by Nature.

The Azores Islands, an adventurer’s wonderland filled with breathtaking nature and unspoiled scenery and reached in just over five hours on board Azores Airlines, the only airline offering year-round, non-stop service to the Azores with up to 10 weekly flights to the Azores this summer.

About SATA Azores Airlines

The SATA group with almost seventy-five years of flights and eighty years of history, is the oldest Portuguese airline. Rebranded in 2015, SATA Azores Airlines is made up of SATA International – Azores Airlines, (S4) and SATA Air Acores, inter-island flights (SP). With its headquarters and hub in Ponta Delgada, SATA connects the archipelago with North America, Europe and Africa.

 

Schedule

Azores Airlines, the only carrier offering non-stop service from Canada to the Azores will operate 10 flights/week to the Azores this summer. In addition to year-round Toronto – Ponta Delgada service, Azores Airlines will operate non-stop service from Toronto to Terceira. Flights will operate Tuesdays from March 29 to May 31, and October 3 to 24, and twice weekly Thursday and Sundays between June 1 and September 28. From Montreal, travellers will have the choice of non-stop service to Terceira every Tuesday from June 13 to September 19, or weekly Saturday service to Ponta Delgada from June 17 to September 23.

This summer, passengers will have the option for a day-time flight experience. Sunday flights from Toronto to Terceira and Montreal flights to Terceira and Ponta Delgada will operate during the day.

New, starting June 2nd, Azores Airlines will connect Toronto to Madeira. Flights depart Toronto on Fridays at 20:45 and arrive Funchal at 11:20+1. Flights from Funchal depart Saturdays at 12:25 arriving Toronto at 19:30.

Beyond the Azores

Connections are easy, or stopover in the Azores for FREE for up to 7 days, in either direction. Travel within the 9 Azorean Islands or to Porto, Lisbon, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cape Verde, Madeira, Paris, or Frankfurt.

Connections Within Canada

Codeshare flights with WestJet allow agents to book Azores Airlines (S4 code) and price itineraries from the major cities in Canada to their final destination. Connections are also available with interline partner Porter Airlines. The entire journey will be on one ticket and baggage is transferred automatically.

Fares

NEW SALE FARES TO THE AZORES: Valid for tickets issued 25Mar-08Apr23

Toronto – Azores via Terceira, from $620 RT

  • Travel 17AUG23 – 25OCT23 (LAST RETURN)
  • Fare: O2PRBSC = $172 RT + $358 YQ + $88.36 Tx => from $620 RT 
  • Flight restriction: only valid on S4332/334/331/335

Montreal- Terceira from $620 RT

  • Travel 12AUG23 – 23SEP23 (LAST RETURN)
  • Fare: O2PRBSC = $172 RT + $358 YQ + $89.05 Tx => from $620 RT
  • Flight Restriction: only valid on S4338/339 

Terceira – Montreal, one-way from EUR216

  • Travel 17JUN23 – 08JUL23
  • Fare: O2BSC = 77€ OW + 123.19€ YQ + 15.76€ Tx=> from 216€ OW
  • Flight Restriction: only valid on S4339

Branded fares were launched Jan 17th, providing travellers with more options to meet their individual needs. Economy class features 4 brands; ‘Simple’, ‘Basic’, ‘Flex’ & ‘Top’, whilst Comfort class offers ‘Light’ and ‘Plus’ fares. All fares, except for ‘Simple’ include 1 pc of checked baggage or 1 pc of sports equipment for FREE. See details at https://www.azoresairlines.pt/en/information/fares#azores-airlines

Fleet

Azores Airlines operates a young, modern, efficient new generation Airbus A321neo and A321neoLR aircraft to North America year-round, and this summer adds an A330 aircraft to Terceira from Toronto and Montreal. Both aircraft feature two cabins, economy and comfort, including lie-flat beds in comfort class on A330 Terceira flights, plus friendly Portuguese hospitality.

Sustainability

SATA embraces sustainability, “Together we create a better world”; ensuring that we are doing what we are responsible for so that future generations can come to live in greater communion with nature and with the community in which they belong is a concern today and a project that has been implemented.

Under the Sustainability Charter of the Azores, the SATA Group have implemented several actions including the transition to paperless flights and acquiring A321neo aircraft delivering 20% fuel economy and a reduction in the carbon footprint of each passenger by about 50%.

Tools for Travel Agents

SATA aims to provide travel agents with the tools needed to confidently sell as well as service their clients’ needs, as listed below:

Trade website: SATA4agents.com

IATA and non-IATA agents can register for access to this dedicated trade website to receive the latest news, procedures, group rules and request forms, agent rate and agent incentive information plus more.

SATA Specialist Program: sataspecialist.com

Learn more about SATA Azores Airlines and the destinations it serves, and you’ll automatically be entered into a monthly draw to win a $50 gift card!

Sales Support

Discover the World, representing SATA Azores Airlines, provides a dedicated sales support team for travel agents. The team is available Mon-Fri, 0900-1700 EST via email at sata.azores@discovertheworld.ca or 905-766-0136 / 1-833-722-0833.

Agent World

Access the latest flyers, videos, or presentations on Canada.agentworld.com

SATA Azores Airlines consumer website: visit https://www.azoresairlines.pt

Aircraft Trivia:

The idealized bird, on the tail of the aircraft, called BIA for Blue Islands Acor, consists of 9 geometric shapes to represent the 9 Azores islands. The Acor was thought to have been the bird found circling the islands of the Azores when Portuguese sailors discovered the archipelago

 

First published at Travel Industry Today

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