About Lisboa Airport
The airport is the main international gateway to Portugal and a major European hub. It is the 24th largest airport in Europe in terms of passenger volume, having served 22.4 million passengers in 2016, an increase over the previous year by 11.7%, and the most in its history.
As of 2016, the airport handled 92.2 thousand tons of cargo, and served 121 destinations with 47 airlines. It is the most strategically important European hub to Brazil, and serves as the largest Star Alliance hub to South America. It is also one of the most important European hubs to Africa.
The airport is the main hub of TAP Air Portugal and its subsidiary TAP Express, a focus city for easyJet, Ryanair and Azores Airlines and also the base for charter airlines such as euroAtlantic Airways, Hi Fly, Orbest and White Airways. The airport is run by ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal which was concessioned to the French group Vinci Airports in February 2013.