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…

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…

Being a SATA Air Açores crew member

“More than a job, it’s a mission.” The flight attendant noticed the lady as soon as she got on the plane. Of all the passengers he had discreetly observed, she was the one who seemed to need the most care. The tension in her face revealed some discomfort. Would she be afraid to fly? Was…

Meals with a new feeling in the skies of the Azores

The Azores, our identity and our main destination, are a place where the real can easily mix with the mystical. And the legends that are told all over the 9 islands – themselves considered the peaks of ancient Atlantis, the lost eighth continent – are proof of that. This mysticism, so appreciated by all who…

2021 in review

Let’s fly over 2021? There is nothing better than starting a new year remembering the best that the year that just ended has left us.Our achievements, resulting from our work; the joys brought by our passengers; the good things that we left sown, and that we hope to see blossom in 2022.Take one last “flight”…

SATA in the 50s and 60s

Stories do more than portray events from the past and entertain. If we listen or read them carefully, we are swept away to a place where events have very particular magic and where even the challenges of the past lend a poetic character to routine activities. The story we bring you is in the book…

Here comes the bride

Laureano Almeida, who carried out an impressive and dedicated career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician from May 1957 to 1994 and became a true SATA hallmark, fondly remembers one of the most beautiful episodes he experienced on a flight originating at Lajes Field, on Terceira Island, to Santana Aerodrome, on São Miguel Island, where a…

The good spirit of the islands onboard SATA

Flying on SATA Azores Airlines is flying with the Azores on board. Not only because most of the crew is resident or native of the Azores, but also because passengers are also Azorean and carry with them the atmosphere of the islands. The story we are going to tell reflects that. The good spirit of…

A flight that diverges and gives beginning to a beautiful friendship

The 9-year-old girl traveled alone between Lisbon and Ponta Delgada when poor weather caused her flight to diverge to Santa Maria.  The little girl sees all the passengers leave for the hotels where they were accommodated during the night to catch a flight to Ponta Delgada in the morning.  At her side stands a gentleman…