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STP Airways is also known as Transportes Aereos de S. Tome E. Principe, it is an airline carrier that operates scheduled flights out of its hub base, São Tomé International Airport (TMS) in the island country of São Tomé, in the Gulf of Guinea. The airline was founded in 2008 and has been in operation since. STP Airways is a national airline of São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe. The airline's carrier is currently on the list of airlines banned from operating in the European Union, therefore its flights are carried out by another Portuguese airline EuroAtlantic Airways.

STP Airways currently operates 3 scheduled flights to cities within São Tomé and Portugal.

Overall, the airline has a fleet of 1 Boeing 767 aircraft that can in total carry 272 passengers at one time.  

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Baggage Policy

STP Airways baggage includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.

Carry-on Baggage

STP Airways passengers are allowed to take with them one piece of hand baggage per person whereas executive passengers can take with the two and the baggage should not exceed 115 linear centimetres (length + width + height).

Checked Baggage

Passengers flying on the airlines are permitted to take 20 kg of baggage per person. Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate.

Cabin Classes

There are 2 standard cabin classes onboard an STP Airways flight - Economy and Premium Economy.


STP Airways mostly has small flights and there are only two classes that are provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class and Executive class. On the economy, the airline gives you amenities such as one free checked piece of baggage and the option of choosing your seat.


Seats are placed in a 2 x 3 x 2 formation, ensuring that each passenger will sit by a window, passenger and an aisle.

Premium Economy

Passengers in this class are permitted one extra piece of hand luggage including many other amenities.


Seats are positioned in a 2 x 1 x 2 placement, with an ample amount of space available for each passenger.


Passengers who have chosen to fly with STP Airways can check in for their flight once they arrive at the airport. Online check-in is not required by this airline.

Online Check-in

Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with STP Airways. 

Airport Check-in

As passengers arrive at the airport, they would need to hand in their boarding pass and they will then take care of their luggage. It would take a few minutes for you to get checked in so it's important to be at the airport check-in no later than 45 minutes before flight departure. STP Airways recommends passengers to arrive at least 2 hours before departure. The airline crew from there will be ready to help in getting you boarded on the aircraft.

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Destinations that STP Airways flies to

As of January 2021, STP Airways has scheduled and charter flights to the 3 destinations within the island country of São Tomé and Portugal. These destinations include Principe, São Tomé and Lisbon.

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Hub Airport

Sao Tome International Airport 

São Tomé International Airport (TMS) is a minor international airport located on São Tomé Island, The airport is located 5 km from the city of São Tomé. It is the main airport serving São Tomé and Príncipe.

The 6 airlines that fly to and from São Tomé International Airport (TMS ) include STP Airlines, Afrijet, CEIBA Intercontinental, TAAG Angola Airlines, TAP Air Portugal and Africa's Connection STP.


As of January 2021, STP Airways operates a fleet of 1 aircraft: 

  • 1 x Boeing 767-300ER (273 passengers per aircraft)

Airline Alliance

STP Airways isn't currently part of any airline alliance, however, parts of the airline are owned by Banco Equador and EuroAtlantic Airways.

Frequent Flyer Programme

STP Airways doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.