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Baggage Policy

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Cabo Verde Airlines has limitations on the size and weight of baggage allowed onboard their flights. Check out the information below to find out.

Carry-on Baggage

Hand luggage is limited to maximum dimensions of 115cm (55 in height x 35 cm length x 25 wide) and a maximum weight of 5 kg / 11 lbs.

Checked Baggage

On domestic flights, Cabo Verde Airlines allows 15kg of checked luggage, 20kg on regional flights and 23kg on international flights. On international flights, classes Y, M, Q, W, B, N have 30kg / 66lbs of checked luggage.

Infants travelling are allowed to bring 1 checked bag weighing no more than 10 kg / 22 lbs with dimensions that don’t exceed 115 cm (55 cm length x 40 cm width x 20 cm height).


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There are different check-in opening and closing times depending on whether your flight is domestic or international, as well as your method of check-in.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is available on all flights departing from Cabo Verde and Portugal. Cabo Verde Airlines lets you check-in online 36 hours before your flight departure time.

Airport Check-in

If you're unable to check-in online you can complete check-in at the airport, by heading to the airline's check-in desks. Passengers are advised to arrive as early as possible, usually 3 hours prior to scheduled departure for regional and international flights. Regional flights close 50 minutes prior to departure and international flights close 60 minutes prior to departure.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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Cabo Verde's frequent flyer club is called 'TACV Club'.


Cabo Verde Airlines (previously TACV) operates a programme for frequent flyers called TACV CLUB. TACV CLUB allows you to accumulate miles and use them later to be purchased by free flights or priority on waitlisted flights. TACV CLUB offers passengers three membership card levels when joining: Blue, Silver and Gold cards. TACV Blue cards help passengers access free flight tickets and Silver Cars allow passengers access free flight tickets, waiting list priority, access to Business Class check-in desks and 10kg extra of baggage allowance on international flights. You need at least 28,000 miles for the Silver Card and 48,000 miles for the Gold Card.

Codeshare Agreements

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Cabo Verde Airlines (TACV Cabo Verde) has codeshare agreements with TAAG Angola Airlines, TAP Portugal and Cabo Verde Express. TACV Cabo Verde Airlines operates Airbus A320, ATR 42-500s, ATR 72-500 and Boeing 757-200 in its fleet.

Special Services

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Cabo Verde offers wheelchair assistance as part of its special services.

Wheelchair Assistance

If you require wheelchair assistance, please contact us. We will inform Cabo Verde Airlines that you or a member of your party require wheelchair assistance. You can also request wheelchair assistance at the airport if forget to book wheelchair assistance online.

In-Flight Entertainment

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Unfortunately, Cabo Verde Airlines doesn't offer in-flight entertainment. Cabo Verde Airlines advises that you bring a fully charged device to watch movies during your flight. The airline is currently re-design its in-flight entertainment

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Destinations that Cabo Verde flies to

Cabo Verde operates flights throughout Cape Verde and Portugal, the exact destinations are listed in the table below.

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Frequently asked questions

What airline is TACV?

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Cabo Verde Airlines is also known as TACV or TACV Cabo Verde Airlines (Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde), which is the previous name of the airline. Cabo Verde Airlines is the national flag carrier of Cape Verde, and provides scheduled passenger flights from its base in Praia, Cape Verde.

Can I fly to Cape Verde?

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Yes, you can book flights to Cape Verde from a number of destinations within the U.S., Europe, and other destinations around the world. Airlines include Cabo Verde Airlines, as well as other airlines such as Neos, TAP Air Portugal, and Tui Airways.

Can I book flights to Cape Verde online?

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