White Airways is a Portuguese airline that offers a mix of charter and scheduled flights. The airline is based at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) and flies to several destinations within Europe and to Africa. Overall, the airline has more than 20 destinations within its route network.
The airline mainly flies charter flights on behalf of tour operators in Europe. However, it also flies scheduled flights on behalf of TAP Portugal's' regional subsidiary TAP Express, as well as for Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines.
The airline launched flights in 2005 under the name Yes - Linhas Aereas Charter. It was majority-owned by TAP Portugal, hence why the airline has an affiliation with TAP's regional subsidiary. The other part of the airline was owned by Abreu Group. A year after its launch, White Airways was bought by Omni Aviation, who is still its current owners today.
White Airways flies to several destinations within Europe and to Africa. This includes Lisbon, Porto, Malta, Athens, Rhodes, Ibiza, Tenerife, London, Oujda, Boa Vista, Sal and more.
|Cape Verde||Sal||Amilcar Cabral International Airport|
|Boa Vista||Rabil Airport|
|Grecia||Athens||Athens International Airport|
|Heraklion||Heraklion International Airport|
|Rhodes||Rhodes International Airport|
|Malta||Malta||Malta International Airport|
|Las Palmas||Gran Canaria Airport|
|Palma de Mallorca||Son Sant Joan Airport|
|Tenerife||Tenerife South Airport|
|São Tomé||São Tomé||São Tomé International Airport|
|Reino Unido||London||London Luton Airport|
|Lisboa||Lisbon Portela Airport|
|Porto Santo||Porto Santo Airport|
The baggage allowance for White Airways flights will differ depending on the airline or company that the airline is operating on behalf of.
Passengers can view the baggage allowance for their flight at the time of booking or by checking the e-ticket that is sent to them after completing their booking.
The food and drink offering does depend on the length of the flight. The majority of White Airways flights do not have an onboard catering service. Some longer flights may give passengers the opportunity to purchase snacks and drinks once in-flight, however, this is not guaranteed.
Passengers are welcome to bring their own food and drink on board the flight. However, if they're bringing food and drink from home, they must make sure that it's the requirements that are allowed to pass through airport security.
White Airways doesn't have in-flight entertainment or WIFI on any of its flights.
Online check-in isn't available for this airline.
Passengers must check-in for the airport for their flight. Airport check-in can be completed by visiting one of the airport check-in agents at the airport. The check-in agents will be located at the airline check-in desk, which should be signposted. To check-in, passengers will need the relevant travel documents, including their e-ticket and passport.
The airline has a varied fleet, with planes from Airbus, Boeing and ATR. Overall, it has more than 10 different planes in its fleet, with models such as the A319, A320-200, ATR 72-600, Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 777-200LR.
White Airways doesn't have its own frequent flyer program. However, passengers might be able to collect frequent flyer points on the airline that it's operating on behalf. For example, on some TAP Express flights that are operated by White Airways, passengers are able to collect points for the Tap Miles&Go frequent flyer programme. However, these points can only be spent on other TAP flights and will not be eligible to use on other airlines that White Airways operate on the behalf of.
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) is the main international airport in Portugal's capital, Lisbon and the hub airport for White Airways. The airport has two terminals and two runways. White Airways has used Lisbon Portela as its main hub and headquarters since it was founded in 2005.
TAP Portugal, easyJet and Ryanair also have hubs at the airport. Other airlines that fly to/from the airport include Orbest, Air Arabia Maroc, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Luxair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Tunisair, United Airlines, Wizz Air. EuroAtlantic Airways and many more.
Check out Azores Airlines and Orbest, who are both airlines that fly similar routes to White Airways.