75 years uniting what the sea separates

On June 15, 1947, SATA’s first commercial flight took off from the island of São Miguel to the island of Santa Maria, in a Beechcraft UC-45B Expeditor aircraft, led by Captain Marciano Veiga. The official opening ceremony was held on Santana airfield at 4:00 pm. The aircraft parking space at the aerodrome was decorated for…

Children’s Day is a very special day for us

Children’s Day is celebrated in a very special way at SATA Group. Twelve children from Lar da Mãe de Deus travel by plane for the first time, on board Azores Airlines, accompanied by a welcoming team made up of members of that institution and SATA Group, heading for an exciting adventure in Lisbon. The one-day…

Check the new SATA Azores Airlines mobile app

The new SATA Azores Airlines mobile app has just taken off and aims to provide you with the best travel experience, whenever you choose to fly with us! Make the most of our services and manage your trip anytime and anywhere: Check flight schedules and flight status Book flights easily and conveniently Check in through…

The new edition of our inflight magazine is now available

In an exclusively digital (and more sustainable) format, the latest edition of the Azorean Spirit inflight magazine is now available on our website, with captivating content and essential travel tips, creating an irresistible desire to travel in our passengers. On this edition we will highlight Boston, the most crowded city in the State of Massachusetts…

Ask the purser #2

Many people dream since childhood of this charismatic job. What specific training and qualities are required to be a Flight Attendant? Being a Flight Attendant can be exciting for many, as it makes it possible to travel around the world, meet new people every day and not having the daily routine of most jobs. However,…

40th Anniversary of Pico Island’s Aerodrome

Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of Pico Island’s Aerodrome. Inaugurated on April 25, 1982, Pico Island’s Aerodrome is one of the most important infrastructures of the “mountain island”, on the Archipelago of the Azores, reducing the isolation inherent to these islands and creating a connection with the rest of the world. It’s 40 years of…

On Easter Sunday, flying with Azores Airlines was sweeter

There is an old popular saying that goes: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Deriving the meaning of these words to our flights, we will say that in an Azores Airlines airplane, we are all Azoreans: in the special way we receive our passengers and in the pampering we provide them on special…

Ask the purser #1

There has always been a fascination for the work of Flight Attendants. The way they seem to be in one place and then in another, their good looks, framed by the elegant uniform of their airline and accompanied by the emblematic trolley, fascinate half the world. We asked pursers Marlene Garcia, from SATA Air Açores,…

On our way to a more sustainable future

On March 21st, International Day of Forests, we take another step on the way to reducing the environmental impact of our activity, giving our passengers the possibility to offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of their flights, through our Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Program. The offset is realized through contribution to projects that avoid creating new…