What to pack for… Montreal

Montreal is a charming city full of contrasts worth visiting at any time of the year. However, the city becomes even more beautiful and lively during spring with flower-covered gardens and parks and with the many cultural events that cheer the atmosphere during this season. If you wish to travel to Montreal, you’ll enjoy our…

Did you know that… you can travel with free hand luggage?

For all passengers who wish to take carry-on baggage, in addition to their checked baggage, or for those planning a quick trip, taking hand luggage only, it is possible to do so for free on SATA Azores Airlines and SATA Air Açores. You can travel with the following hand luggage: Economy Class: 1 piece |…

Port of Horta and the First North Atlantic Air Crossing

The First North Atlantic Air Crossing was made by the NC-4 four-engine hydroplane named “Liberty”, of the U.S. Navy, which was part of a squadron of three hydroplanes, the NC1 and the NC3, equipped with radio. The flight plan set by the pilot John Towers had the support of 21 buoy tenders (destroyers) from Cape…

Frequent Flyer – Luís Filipe Borges

Name: Luís Filipe Borges Occupation: Humourist Born at: Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores Age: 41 Our “Frequent Flyer” is the comedian Luís Filipe Borges, well-known face of the Portuguese public who, until a few years ago, was easily identified by the permanent use of a beret. This acessory dates back from the time he…

Welcome to Boston!

This is the capital of the State of Massachusetts and the 22th city with more population in the USA. An historic city, founded by the British in 1630, is today one of the major educational centres in the United States, with a special emphasis on Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in…

Heading to the sustainability trail

Having in mind that a quality destination should also be a sustainable destination, SATA Group maintains its commitment regarding the Azores’ Sustainability Charter. If you are traveling with us to this stunning destination, we would like to give you three tips so that you can contribute to a sustainable destination from Santa Maria to Corvo:…

Fernando Rodrigues – 41 Years Inspiring People

“There’s no one like Fernando! He is an excellent professional and a fantastic colleague!”, that’s how the colleagues who have shared the space with him in the last few years describe him. Fernando Rodrigues, as Quality Manager at SATA Air Açores, played a key role in the airline obtaining the IOSA certification, which guarantees its…

How to avoid ear discomfort during your flight

Ear discomfort is very common on an airplane due to sudden changes in atmospheric pressure, especially during take-off and landing. The good news is that with some simple procedures, this discomfort can be reduced and even avoided. Here are some tips to relieve this inconvenience: – Chew gum. The chewing movement, during take-off and landing,…