The Minister of Tourism and Transport considers that the purchase of the TAAG plane by TACV, under leasing, is another piece to restore the civil aviation puzzle, after the sector has been devastated by the pandemic.
Carlos Santos spoke to reporters after, who was accompanied by his Angolan counterpart, Ricardo Viegas D’Abreu, visited the aircraft is grounded at the Nelson Mandela International Airport in the City of Praia.
This is the Boeing 737-700 of TAAG, with capacity for 120 passengers, suitable for medium-term travel and which, in the perspective of TACV’s chairman of the Board of Directors, Sara Pires, serves “very well” for the destination the Cabo Verdean company is operating at the moment, which is Lisbon.
“We had said that gradually we would restore these pieces. We have already done so in domestic transport and now in TACV company”, stressed the minister, indicating that there are more opportunities in the framework of cooperation with Angola, to attract more synergies in the transport and civil aeronautics sector.