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Flights to Luanda, Angola
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Posted on January 17, 2011, 8:41 am
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Luanda has a large number of international connections, which largely service Angolans living abroad (such as Brazil) and the growing number of firms servicing the oil and diamond industries as well as reconstruction (done largely by foreign firms.

 TAAG - Angola Airlines is the national carrier and it is one of biggest airlines in Sub-Saharan Africa. TAAG offers flights to many cities in West-Central/Southern Africa including daily flights to Johannesburg as well as Douala, Cameroon; Sal, Cape Verde; Bangui, CAR; Kinshasa, DRC; Brazzaville & Pointe Noire in the Congo; Windhoek, Namibia; Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe; Lusaka, Zambia; Harare, Zimbabwe. Their long-haul offerings include: Dubai, Beijing (via Dubai), Lisbon, Paris, and trans-Atlantic flights to Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Salvador de Bahia in Brazil.
 
Aside from TAAG, two Angolan airlines (Air Gemini & SonAir) serve about a dozen airports each around the country. International service includes flights to/from: Frankfurt (Lufthansa), London-Heathrow (BA), Paris-de Gaulle (Air France), Windhoek (Air Namibia), Brussels (Brussels Airlines), Havana (Cubana, seasonal), Moscow (Aeroflot), Dubai (Fly Emirates),
 Beijing (Hainan, via Dubai), Addis Ababa (Ethiopian), Lisbon (TAP Portugal).
 
When leaving the country do not take any Kwanza to the airport as it is illegal to try to take Kwanza (local currency) out of the country; you may be stopped by the fiscal police and receive a heavy fine.
 
Sonair, a division of SONANGOL, the national oil company of Angola, operates twice weekly nonstop slights between Houston and Luanda. This flight known as Houston Express is intended for people working in oil industries of the U.S. and Angola, but other passengers can purchase tickets and travel on this no commercial flight.
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