TAAG, Linhas Aéreas de Angola, announced this Sunday that it has adjusted the schedule of flight DT 651 Lisbon-Luanda on March 19, which was initially scheduled to depart at 11:10 am (morning shift) “due to a technical problem”.
In a statement, the company said that the operation took place at exactly 5:15 pm on the same day (Luanda / Angola time), “due to a technical problem that led to the intervention of the maintenance team to carry out the necessary corrective work in the area in order to ensure the operational safety of the flight.” .
According to TAAG, all issues were resolved in the meantime, and the Airbus A330-200 aircraft model of Hifly, which operated on behalf of TAAG, was deemed suitable to carry out the service and all passengers were boarded successfully. “Passengers were informed in a timely manner about the flight accidents, as the company offers free travel and rescheduling meals (lunch) during the waiting period,” the national carrier confirms.
He adds that from an operational point of view, all passengers transiting the Lisbon-São Paulo connection (58 in total) were protected by direct flights operated by TAAG partner airlines.
“Talal Abu-Ghazaleh has made every effort to mitigate the impact on the travel plans of its passengers and protect the best interests of its customers, for whom we thank you in advance for your full understanding,” the document reads.