Review of TAP Express flight Toulouse Lisbon in Economy

Airline TAP Express
Flight TP491
Class Economy
Seat 8D
Aircraft Embraer E-195
Flight time 01:55
Take-off 04 Aug 19, 11:50
Arrival at 04 Aug 19, 12:45
TP   #95 out of 115 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 32 reviews
Published on 6th March 2020

Greetings and welcome to another flight report! Today, I will be heading home to DC via Lisbon on TAP Portugal. After a long-ish drive from Lourdes, I had arrived at TLS. There was an incredibly long line for check in/bag drop, which I couldn't bypass as I had bags to check. It took something like 30 minutes, moving at a snails pace.

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 After dropping my bags, I headed to security and went immediately to the lounge, La Croix Du Sud that I had access to thanks to my Priority Pass membership. I was quickly admitted and walked through the first floor section, which was small and bleak to say the least-I probably would've preferred the terminal to it.

 Thankfully, there was an extensive upstairs portion which was much nicer. As for food options, they were limited to packaged items. I couldn't spend much time in the lounge as the flight's gate was about to close. I grabbed a cappuccino and left shortly after. 

The airport has amazing views of the Airbus manufacturing plant and I had amazing views of not yet delivered planes in addition to the Airbus Beluga. I arrived at the gate as it was on final call. As I boarded, I walked through towards my seat. 

I noticed the seats and (inactive) TVs and suspected the plane wasn't originally TAP's. I checked the registration and sure enough, it used to fly for Azul. We promptly pushed back and were shown the safety demo. We had a short taxi and soon were turning onto the runway. 

I caught a glimpse of this Flybe E175 before the airline went bust.

On takeoff, I was greeted with more views of the Airbus plant in addition to the stunning French countryside. After leveling off, we were provided with a drink and a snack. 

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The rest of the flight was uneventful. I used the lack of entertainment as an excuse to finish reading a book. 

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Soon enough, we were landing in Lisbon and had amazing views of the city. 

When we landed I caught a glimpse of some TAP A330neos as well as a SATA A321neo to name a few.

 We took up almost all of the whole runway and continued to have the reverse thrust as we were turning off the runway. I was thankful to have seen a Joon plane as we were taxiing as the airline is now defunct. I disembarked and headed to the TAP Premium Lounge to spend my layover.  

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TAP Express

Cabin crew7.0

Independent Salon VIP La Croix Du Sud


Toulouse - TLS


Lisbon - LIS



The inflight service on this flight was above average and the seats were decently comfortable.

Information on the route Toulouse (TLS) Lisbon (LIS)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 5 reviews of 3 airlines on the route Toulouse (TLS) → Lisbon (LIS).


The airline with the best average rating is TAP Air Portugal with 7.1/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 57 minutes.

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