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Angola: TAAG reduces tariffs for domestic flights

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With a view to softening the financial efforts of passengers and solidarity with their economic difficulties, TAAG – Angolan Airline, SA – made available last Friday, February 1 a new tariff for domestic flights, with reduced prices.

On the other hand, it cut (also from that date) meals during inter-provincial travel, after a comparative study with similar companies, which, for similar flight times (less than two hours), do not offer catering services, (meals on board).

“TAAG has taken and continues to take steps to improve the provision of services to its passengers. In this sense, as from February 1, it provides a new tariff that takes into account the socioeconomic reality in the various domestic destinations “- says the source.

In a statement to which Angop had access Friday  the operator says it is aware of the reality, without losing sight of the profitability that it is obliged to its shareholders, and that this way intends to be closer to the needs and concerns of the customers.

Through the Customer Support of the Angolan Airline the telephone number is 923 190 000), ticket prices for domestic destinations were found to have reduced by around 6000 (around 10.000 kwanzas, with the exception of the province of Cabinda.

As such, and citing only a few, the round trip to Lubango , southern Huila province  in business class costs AKZ 153.000 and economic 77.330 kwanzas.

For Luena, eastern Moxico province, 147,788.00 kwanzas for business and AKZ 80.757.00 for economic.

Hereafter, tickets for Huambo are being traded at 142,382.00 kwanzas business class and 83,941.00 kwanzas for economic.

For Menongue city southern Cuando Cubango, they are costing AKZ 148,208.00 business class and AKZ 73,143.00 economic class.

Already for Saurimo (Lunda Sul), the passengers will have to pay 156 thousand 530 kwanzas for the business class, and AKZ 77.880.00 for the economic.

With regard to the withdrawal of light meals on domestic routes, it was found that most of the food available was not consumed by passengers, and that food waste is contrary to the company’s social values.

TAAG’s document adds that it has as a priority the constant improvement in the quality of the service it provides and, above all, wants to guarantee a safe operation, following the best practices and procedures of the aeronautical industry.

Source: Angop

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