Ask the pilot #4

Do you still want to clear up all of your doubts during a flight? Keep an eye out for “Ask the pilot”. Here you’ll find all the answers! What happens if the plane window cracks during the flight? This is very unlikely to happen, but still… you have nothing to worry about. Aircraft windows are…

2020 in review

We strengthen our services and our Brand We facilitated contact with our passengers, simplifying processes, and shortening the response time on our website through an online complaint and suggestion form. At the same time, we created a daily process for monitoring suggestions and complaints that come to us, as well as the response times to…

Christmas magic

This year, Christmas will be different. Fewer planes will fly over the Azores and there will be less traffic at the regional airports. But on land there are gestures that remain and that we will work to multiply, particularly this year. Christmas is traditionally lived with great intensity in the SATA Group. Students return home;…

Azorean Spirit is back!

The Azorean Spirit magazine is back, exclusively in digital format. You can easily download it here and let your mind travel through its pages, wherever you are. In this edition, we take you to Terceira island, the stage of significant events in the history of the country and the world, full of historical and cultural…

To Bravo and Charlie

There are passions that reason is unaware of. Discover another story from the passionate world of aviation. SATA Air Açores’ Dash Q200 is small in size but not “small” at all. We emphasize this because the words are treacherous and could take on a pejorative meaning that we wouldn’t certainly apply to our flying machines,…

Ask the pilot #3

We are happy to answer two more questions from our passengers. Can turbulence break the wings of an airplane? Planes are subject to impressive tests long before they are delivered to airlines. They are extremely robust machines, extraordinary works of engineering, which structure is infinitely tested. Severe turbulence areas are marked on the radar, according…

Beauty secrets of a Flight Attendant

Do you know that feeling of complete exhaustion after a flight? But how do the crews look so good after so many hours of flying every day? Our Flight Attendants reveal all their secrets to stay in shape on travels. Hydration Water is the best Flight Attendants’ ally. Abundant daily hydration, complemented with a balanced…

Ask the pilot #2

We answer more questions from our passengers on “Ask the pilot”. After take-off, the engine is so quiet it almost seems to have stopped. Is that normal?In some aircraft, noise reduction is more significant and depends on the type of engine/reactor. In any case, it means that the pilots reduced the power of the engines…

Flores Island – Stunning landscapes, adventures and pirate stories

If you think that you will only spend your time strolling through stunning landscapes and bathing in natural pools on Flores Island, you couldn’t be more wrong. You will surely do so much more than that. Start by visiting the Museum of Flores, at the Convent of São Boaventura and be carried away by the…