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TAAG Angola Airlines lands in Pointe-Noire, Congo after 13 years of absence TAAG Angola Airlines lands in Pointe-Noire, Congo after 13 years of absence

For several years now, there have been no regular air links between Congo and Angola, two neighbouring countries in Central Africa that share a common land border.  TAAG Angola Airlines is now working to bring its two markets closer together.

TAAG Angola Airlines is starting its new service between Luanda and Pointe-Noire on Monday 12 December 2022. The Angolan state-owned airline now offers twice weekly flights on Mondays and Fridays.

Flight DT522 departs Luanda at 12:15 and arrives in Pointe-Noire at 13:35. On the return leg, flight DT523 will leave the Congolese capital at 14:15 and land at 15:35. The route will be offered without competition by Dash8-400.

TAAG Angola Airlines last served Pointe-Noire in March 2009. Congo's second largest city after Brazzaville, it is an attractive destination for the oil and gas industry, but also offers tourism and leisure opportunities for travellers.

With this new connection, TAAG increases its number of intra-African destinations to eight, reinforcing its role as a major operator in the region, serving several Lusophone, Francophone and Anglophone countries.  English-speaking countries. In total, its network now includes: Pointe-Noire (Republic of Congo), Accra (Ghana), Cape Town, Johannesburg (South Africa), Windhoek (Namibia), Maputo (Mozambique), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Lagos (Nigeria), Sao Tomé (Sao Tomé and Principe), Lisbon and Madrid in Europe, as well as São Paulo and Havana in the Americas.

Source: newsaero