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TACV Cabo Verde Airlines


293 reviews
Headquarters: Avenue Amilcar Cabral, Praia, Santiago Cape Verde 011 238 260 82 60 Website
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Lisbon, Portugal
Level 6 Contributor
245 reviews
116 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago
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I always use TAP but this time they had no flights available, so I went with TACV, what a surprise, good plain, good service, good food, I will use them again and much cheaper then TAP. And always on time!!

International Economy Lisbon - Ilha do Sal
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight was rescheduled twice but was still more than 4 hours late without any explanation or apology. Overall was service OK, but that was mainly due to the fact of using AirIceland's plane. if possible try to use other more reliable airplanes companies for your travels to Cape Verde.

International Economy Milan - Ilha do Sal
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Berlin, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We saw a number of very bad reviews and were concerned that something would go wrong or the flight would be cancelled. This wasn't helped by the fact that online check in wasn't available. We arrived at the airport and were relieved to find lots of people waiting to check in. The flights were on time and comfortable. The interior...

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International Economy Lisbon - Ilha do Sal

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Arraial d'Ajuda, BA
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed September 17, 2018

When I called the day before we were due to leave, they said the flight Ssa-sal was cancelled. Eventually they re-routed the plane from Recife to pick us up an hour and a half late. It left two and a half hours late. The second leg frpm Sal to Paris was three hours late necessitating an unscheduled overnight stay. They...

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International Economy Salvador - Paris

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Vollen, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Cape Verde Airline cancelled our flight to Sal, without giving us any notice at all. We found out because it was suddenly not possible to check in. We (me and my wife) went to the airport and found the ticket office and they told us that our flight was cancelled. The next available flight was wit TAP 5 days later,...

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International Economy Lisbon - Ilha do Sal

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Lisbon, Portugal
Level 6 Contributor
65 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2018

On the way to Ilha do Sal, Cabo Verde I've flown by Cabo Verde Airlines and it was a good experience. Schedules all on time, both ways. The crew were super nice and very helpful and served meals on the perfect timing and with quality. Easy 4 hours flight!

International Economy Lisbon - Ilha do Sal
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Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I booked a flight from Boston to St. Vincent Cape Verde 6 months ago for a summer vacation for July 2018. My wife is Cape Verdean and we were going to celebrate her 40th birthday and our 2nd wedding anniversary there. We planned a party at a restaurant there with 60 guest from CV, some flying in from other CV...

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International Economy Boston - Sao Vicente

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Trento, Italy
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The company canceled our flight just few days before departure communicating it via email. I had to place about ten calls before getting an answer and being reassured that they would have booked for us another flight (but, instead of being a direct one from mxp, with a stopover of more than 12 hours in Lisbon). I had then to...

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International Economy Milan - Ilha do Sal

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Portugal
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Late: The flight was late both times (going from Lisbon to Sal and from Sal to Lisbon), however I need to say that it was only 45 minutes - meaning no big deal for me since I do not need to change planes. Becareful if you need to make a transfer (for example in Praia) because it is most likely...

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International Economy Lisbon - Ilha do Sal

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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Didn't like to fly with Tacv, crew weren't helpful. Too much serious and close face. No smiling persons...

International Economy Ilha do Sal - Lisbon
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About TACV Cabo Verde Airlines
Based in Praia, TACV Cabo Verde Airlines (VR) is the national flag carrier of Cape Verde. It operates from hubs at Amílcar Cabral International Airport (SID) and Praia International Airport (RAI). São Pedro Airport (VXE) and Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) are focus cities. The airline flies to about 25 destinations: Seven domestic destinations, as well as airports in Brazil, the Canary Islands, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Senegal, Spain and the United States. TACV Cabo Verde Airlines has a fleet of six aircraft configured with all-Economy Class cabins.
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