Terra Nostra Garden: a canvas of fascinating experiences

With over 200 years of existence, Terra Nostra Garden in Furnas, São Miguel Island, offers much more than the dazzle provided by the unique beauty of its gardens. This botanical garden takes us on a journey into history, which begins in the eighteenth century when Thomas Hicking, the United States Consul on S. Miguel Island,…

Timóteo Costa – A Captain with luck

Timóteo Costa started flying with us on october 1995 and retired from his job as Captain in 2013. His name earned a place of honour in the Company´s History due to his key role regarding the choice of the first aircraft flying for SATA Internacional as a member of a multidisciplinary team carefully created for…

Frequent Flyer: Nuno Costa Santos

Name: Nuno Costa Santos Job: Writer and scriptwriter Born in: Lisbon, 1974 Age: 45 Our frequent flyer is the writer and scriptwriter Nuno Costa Santos, who, despite having been born in Lisbon, in 1974, lived the first years of his life in the Azores, more specifically in S. Miguel island. Today, he lives between Lisbon and…

Pico Mountain – At the top of the Portuguese World

Pico Mountain is the highest point of Portugal. Climbing to Pico is a symbolic moment, but also an opportunity to establish contact with the unique and distinct nature of this part of the world. This is a walk which has to be done in safety and that might not be appropriate for everyone. But, to…

The SATA IMAGINE Kids Cards are here

Having in mind its younger passengers, with ages between 2 and 11, the frequent flyer program SATA IMAGINE created the SATA IMAGINE Kids card, a customized and nontransferable card which allows accumulating miles and benefits for each trip made with SATA Azores Airlines or SATA Air Açores. This card is available in the BlueSky, SilverSky…

Contribute to a Sustainable Destination

The sustainability of the dazzling Azorean islands should not be affected by the tourists’ visits and, therefore, we suggest some tips which will make the impact on the environment, society and economy as positive as possible. – When you travel, carry only the essential contributing to the aircrafts’ fuel and carbon footprint reduction. – When…

Surf in paradise

The Azores islands have much to offer to nature lovers and surfers alike. Known above all for their natural beauty, full of beautiful landscapes, lagoons, waterfalls and natural pools. A mild climate all year round and several quality spots for this sport make the Azores archipelago a unique natural destination for surf lovers and for…

Cape Verde Closer to Boston and Lisbon

If you are dreaming of a relaxing holiday in a destination full of beautiful landscapes, a pleasant, mild climate and delicious cuisine, you now have the opportunity to enjoy your dream holiday. This year SATA Azores Airlines strengthens its flights to Cape Verde. From October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020, the airline operates two…

August 21, 1941 – the origin of SATA: the Sociedade de Estudos Aéreos

The Sociedade Açoreana de Estudos Aéreos, Lda. was established on August 21, 1941, in Ponta Delgada and the company’s partners were José Bensaúde, Augusto d’Athaide Corte Real Soares de Albergaria, Albano de Freitas da Silva Oliveira, Augusto Rebelo Arruda and Bensaúde e Companhia Lda., represented by António de Medeiros e Almeida. Its mission was, as…