SATA, commonly known as SATA Airlines and now rebranded as Azores Airlines, is an airline from the Azores autonomous region of Portugal. From its hub at Joao Paulo II International Airport next to Ponta Delgada, SATA offer flights to 19 destinations with a fleet of 6 aircraft. After initially commencing flights in 1991, SATA announced a widespread rebranding campaign in 2015 which included adopting its new name of Azores Airlines.

*This information is correct as of February 2017

Why Fly with SATA

How to Check in

Passengers flying with SATA are able to check-in in a number of different ways to suit your needs whether it’s online or at the airport. Online check-in is available at select airports and is available from 48 hours up to 75 minutes before flights, although note that for flights to and from the United States and Canada check-in opens 24 hours before flights. During the check-in process passengers are able to select a preferred seat and print off a boarding pass. Alternatively, the airline has self-service kiosks at Lisbon Airport, Porto Airport and Ponta Delgada Airport, or you can visit a check-in counter.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

How much baggage you are allowed to check-in on SATA flights depends on your route and cabin class. Check directly with the airline for accurate information on your flight and fare type. For European flights, those in Economy are allowed to bring 23kg of baggage to check-in, increased to 32kg in Executive Class. Additionally, all travelers are allowed to bring hand baggage on board - in Economy the allowance is one item up to 8kg, increased to two items up to 20kg in Executive Class. The dimensions of hand baggage must not exceed 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, while no single item is allowed to be heavier than 10kg in Executive Class. A further personal item is permitted on board such as a handbag or laptop.


SATA flights offer a standard Economy Class in addition to premium Executive seating for those who like to travel in style. All passengers have the option to select a seat in advance during the check-in process free of charge, or you can opt to purchase a Comfort Seat for an additional fee. Seat prices range from 60AED-200AED* depending on your route and include the option to select seats with more legroom.

Booking Fees

There are no hidden charges or booking fees applicable when purchasing flights with SATA.

* These prices are converted from GBP to AED and correct as of February 2017. Always check with the airline for the most up-to-date price conversion.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.