SATA’s First Flight Attendants

In the course of modernizing SATA’s air services, all flights made by Dakota airplanes (Douglas DC-3) began having Flight Attendants, previously known as Stewardesses. In this context, in October 1968, SATA’s first flight with Flight Attendants took place, between Santana and Santa Maria, captained by Commander António Galhardo. Ana Maria Garcês, Luísa Gamboa, Leonor Pacheco,…

Lisbon and Porto

If Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, it was the city of Porto that gave origin to the name pf the country. The approximately 300 kilometres separating the two major portuguese cities have History and unique stories which distinctively define the character of each city. Find out more about the origin of both of them….

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…

Frequent Flyer: Tomás Amaral

Name: Tomás Amaral Occupation: Student and aerobics gymnast Born in: São José, Ponta Delgada, island of São Miguel Age: 13 years old It all began by watching aerobics videos in the Internet. Once arisen the curiosity, the next step was to try Aerobic Gymnastics at Clube de Atividades Gímnicas de Ponta Delgada. Tomás Amaral was…

Our Destination: Montreal

What’s more surprising in Montreal is how easy it is for a European to feel at home. The Canadian society has in its origins a mixture of English and French, being Montreal (the old “Ville-Marie”, which inherited its name from “Mont Royal” located in the natural park with the same name) the biggest city in…