TAP climbs down on sports club fares

TAP reversal of unpopular move announced

TAP climbs down on sports club fares 1The Diario report that the widely criticised decision to charge sports teams the full fare rather than the previously subsidised one has been reversed.

“The Professional Footballers representatives and TAP reached an understanding and agreed to maintain the sports fees not only for Professional Football, but for all sport in general in official competitions at a meeting held this Thursday in Lisbon” , reads the body’s statement.

The decision to charges full fares for teams travelling betweeen Madeira, the Azores, and mainland Portugal had provoked widespread criticism when it was announced a few weeks ago.

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