Angola's state-owned airliner TAAG is to open regular flights to Sao Paulo, economic capital of Brazil in April this year, a TAAG official said here on Friday.
Rui Carreira, member of the TAAG Managing Commission, told reporters that the opening of the Luanda-Sao Paulo route aims to meet the increasing demands of passengers traveling to Brazil. Carreira added that the final destination of the majority of passengers flying to the Brazilian capital Rio de Janeiro is the economic capital Sao Paulo.
"We are planning to open new routes with an aim to providing our services to places where there is a greater demand," he said, adding that it'll all depend on the market.
According to the official, TAAG, the Angolan national flag carrier, has a fleet of 13 planes which fly to and from 28 destinations, 14 of which are international ones.