Why Portugal?

Will Exceed Your Expectations

Pop. In 2007 Portugal had 10,617,575 inhabitants of whom 332,137, or 3.13%, were legal immigrants (51,7% female, 48,3% male). In 2017, Portugal had 416,682 legal residents of foreign origin, of which 203,753 identified as male, and 212,929 as female.

Beautiful Beaches

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. The Algarve's beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire.

Lisbon the Capital City

Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. From imposing São Jorge Castle, the view encompasses the old city’s pastel-colored buildings, Tagus Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum displays 5 centuries of decorative ceramic tiles. Just outside Lisbon is a string of Atlantic beaches, from Cascais to Estoril.

  • VINCI Airports – Traffic at 30 September 2022 9 Jan 2023
    Passenger traffic in Q3 2022 is 85% higher than in Q3 2021; the gap compared to 2019 has narrowed to 22%, i.e. 5 points better than in Q2 2022 Traffic was vigorous this summer in Europe, where operational disruptions remained limited in the Group’s airports, and at the Central American and Caribbean airports, where traffic […]
  • Passenger information 20 Oct 2022
    Due to changes in the airlines' market shares at Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport, and in order to ensure an optimal use of airport resources, ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal informs on changes regarding the departure terminal of the following airlines, as from 30 October (inclusive): - easyJet will start operating in Terminal 1 - Eurowings […]
  • ACI Europe and VINCI Airports NetZero2050 Commitment 20 May 2021
    On the occasion of the second ACI EUROPE summit on the sustainability of aviation and as part of the airport sector's joint commitment currently subscribed to by 235 European airports, the airports managed by ANA, following VINCI Airports’ steps throughout its network, reaffirm their goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050, reaffirmed their goal […]
  • 5 Portuguese airports receive awards from ACI Europe 1 Mar 2021
    • Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Ponta Delgada airports considered among the best in their classes in Europe • Porto, Faro, Madeira and Ponta Delgada airports among the best in Europe for hygiene measures • ACI recognises Aeroportos de Portugal for the quality of the services provided • ANA/VINCI Airports recognised for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic Lisbon, Porto, […]
  • Lisbon singled out by ACI as best European Airport in 2020 18 Nov 2020
    • Award highlights responsibility and commitment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic • Agility and adaptability of the team and infrastructure praised • ACI recognises focus on innovation and improving the passenger experience Lisbon airport was named “Best European Airport 2020” by ACI Europe, the international airport organisation. This award singles out the responsibility and […]
  • Gulbenkian scholarships worth half a million euros for higher education students | Sponsored by VINCI – the VINCI Programme for Citizenship 6 Oct 2020
    Applications are open for Gulbenkian Mais Scholarships up to 31 October for Higher Education students with the best results and fewer financial resources. This year's scholarships are sponsored by the VINCI Programme for Citizenship. The scholarships are aimed at providing support for the education of young people of recognised merit and with high potential, but […]
  • Bureau Veritas approves the hygiene measures in place in VINCI Airports’ European airports 25 Sep 2020
    • VINCI Airports is the world’s first operator with hygiene measures audited and approved by an international network • Independent, third‐party guarantee • A gauge of trust in the hygiene and safety of aviation On 26 August, international leading testing, inspection and certification body Bureau Veritas approved the hygiene measures implemented by VINCI Airports in its network of airports in […]
  • VINCI Airports – traffic at 30 June 2020 22 Jul 2020
    The travel restrictions imposed by many countries (including population lockdowns, border closures and quarantines) caused operations across the VINCI Airports network to grind to a near standstill in the second quarter of 2020. Passenger numbers fell nearly 98% in April and May compared with the same period the previous year. The recent easing followed by […]
  • ANA appeals for entry limitations in national airports 16 Mar 2020
    ANA Aeroportos de Portugal is appealing to people not to go to national airports unless they are actually travelling. Aware of the need to avoid large crowds of people in airports, given the emergency situation the country is going through, ANA is working with the PSP police in order to create a system to restrict […]
  • Porto once again wins the award for best airport in its category and region 11 Mar 2020
    • Porto Airport, praised by its passengers, has won the ACI award for Best Airport in the European Region in the 5 to 15 million passengers category • ACI's ASQ ranking, the main passenger experience assessment programme Francisco Sá Carneiro was recognised for the thirteenth time in the ASQ ranking for 2019, released today by […]