EuroAtlantic Airways

Lisbon Portela

Euro Atlantic Airways is a Portuguese charter airline based in Lisbon and based on the Lisbon Portela Airport.


The company was founded in 1993 under the name Air Zarco and adopted in May 1997, initially under the name Air Madeira flight operations on. At first transatlantic charter flights were conducted with the Lockheed L -1011 TriStar. Since 1999, the Company has the permit, to be able to offer scheduled flights. A year later she was given its present name Euro Atlantic Airways.

Euro Atlantic Airways was the last European airline, a Lockheed L -1011 began in regular passenger service. This machine was eventually shut down in early 2010.

Euro Atlantic Airways has a maintenance agreement with TAP Portugal and holds 38 % stake in STP Airways, the national airline of São Tomé and Príncipe.


Euro Atlantic Airways operates by international charter flights with a focus on the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Pakistan, and also offers their planes even on wet lease to other airlines.


As of July 2013, the fleet of the Euro Atlantic Airways aircraft consists of seven with a mean age of 20.9 years: