The second of two ex-TAP Air Portugal L-1011 TriStar 500s was delivered in mid-January to Canadian-based charter operator Air Transat under a deal brokered by Fortis Aviation. Air Transat operates services on behalf of tour company, Globespan and will use the TriStars on non-stop services to Europe alongside its current fleet of 10 shorter range TriStars and seven Boeing 757-200s. TAP is phasing out its TriStar fleet with the introduction of Airbus A340-300s.


Source: Flight International