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
JonathanL
By SILVER 267
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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Verdict

TAP Express

6.2/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew7.0
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering5.0

Independent Salon VIP La Croix Du Sud

7.1/10
Comfort8.0
Meal/catering6.5
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Services7.0

Toulouse - TLS

8.6/10
Efficiency8.0
Access8.0
Services8.5
Cleanliness10.0

Lisbon - LIS

8.1/10
Efficiency7.5
Access8.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness9.0

Conclusion

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).


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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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