Between June and September, the Smartwings airline, through Soltour’s operations in Portugal, will connect Porto to Sal and Boa Vista, with the aim of focusing on the tourist market between the north of the country and the two largest tourist islands of Cape Verde. Soltour’s new operations to Cape Verde include direct flights from Porto to Sal and Boa Vista, according to the Sapo/MAGG website.
As for the island of Sal, a very popular destination among the Portuguese during the summer months, Smartwings direct flights will depart from Porto on Wednesdays, between June 28 and September 13, with destination Amílcar Cabral International Airport. The aircraft will have 189 seats.
For trips to Boa Vista, on the other hand, flights will depart from the Port every Tuesday, from 27 June to 12 September, with destination Aristides Pereira International Airport.
It should be noted that, according to the latest statistical data from the national institute of statistics of Cape Verde, regarding the movement of tourists in the country, Portugal represents the second issuing market of tourists for Cape Verde, with 15.5% of the market.
For those looking for an exotic tourist destination, Cape Verde represents a fascinating destination, full of paradisiacal beaches and breathtaking natural landscapes. Direct flights from Porto to Sal and Boa Vista are a convenient option for Portuguese tourists who want to discover the beauties of these islands. Furthermore, the fact that Portugal represents the second-largest tourist market for Cape Verde demonstrates the growing interest of the Portuguese for this destination.