Upon receipt of the first A321LR, TAP Air Portugal indicated that the aircraft would be a hub for flights to north and northeastern Brazil, providing non-stop service to destinations in North America.
And the Portuguese company has already done this, began planning its transatlantic flights with the new aircraft. From 29 October, Belém will be the new destination in Pará, where the company will replace the A330ceo with the A321LR, resulting in a significant reduction in the cost per passenger carried.
TAP implemented due to reduced seating capacity (19659002) The TAP A321neo LR has 171 seats (16 seats in Business, 48 seats in Economy) Premium and 107 Economy) and allows long-haul flights, giving TAP the opportunity to do so Use aircraft on routes to northeastern Brazil and the US.
The TAP A321LR is equipped with a modern aircraft seat, in addition to satellite Internet access for passengers.
In 2015, TAP Portugal, already privately managed, ordered 15 A320neo and 24 A321neo aircraft, 12 of which are LR (Long Range) with 1000 km more autonomy.