Non-stop flights to Praia (RAI)
Praia International Airport is the third largest airport in Cape Verde. It is an international airport. In total there are 11 airports around the world that have direct flights to Praia, spread around 11 cities in 4 countries. Currently, there are 6 domestic flights to Praia.
Praia is mainly known for sightseeing & culture and beaches.
Most tourists come to Praia to visit Santiago.
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This month, there are 70 flights arriving at Praia Airport, which are 14 flights per week or 2 flights per day.
The most frequently departed flights to Praia are routes from Lisbon (LIS) in Portugal and Sal, Cape Verde (SID) in Cape Verde. These two routes together are operated 29 times this month, and make up for 41% of all monthly arrivals at Praia International Airport.
The longest flight to Praia RAI is departing from Lisbon (LIS). This non-stop flight takes around 4 hours and 10 minutes and covers a distance of 1,865 miles (3,002 km).
List of all direct flights to Praia
Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Praia, ordered by popularity.
Airlines flying to Praia
Currently, there are 7 airlines that fly to Praia. Most flights to Praia are operated by Binter, as they connect 6 airports to RAI. That’s around 3 times as much as Royal Air Maroc, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Praia. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all RAI flights:
Business class flights to Praia
There are 5 airports that have flights to Praia in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to RAI are listed below:
Intercontinental flights to Praia
The only intercontinental flights to Praia International Airport (RAI) are from Europe, as of October 2020.
* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle-East, Southern Asia, China, Japan, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central Asia or Oceania.
Non-stop flights from Europe to Praia
Azores Airlines: seasonal flights from Lisbon (LIS) and Ponta Delgada (PDL).
TAP Portugal (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Lisbon (LIS).
International flights to Praia
Flights from Guinea-Bissau to Praia
Bissau is the only city in Guinea-Bissau with direct flights to Praia. From Bissau, direct flights are offered by Royal Air Maroc (Oneworld). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.
Flights from Morocco to Praia
In Morocco, the only airport that has a direct connection to Praia is Casablanca. From Casablanca, direct flights are offered by Royal Air Maroc (Oneworld). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.
Flights from Portugal to Praia
There are 2 airports in Portugal that have non-stop flights to Praia.
From Lisbon, you can fly non-stop with Azores Airlines or TAP Portugal (Star Alliance).
From Ponta Delgada, the only airline with direct flights is Azores Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in November.
Flights from Senegal to Praia
There is 1 airport in Senegal that has a direct connection to Praia, which is Dakar. From Dakar, you can fly non-stop with Air Senegal or Orenair.
Domestic flights to Praia
Flights from Cape Verde to Praia
There are several airports within Cape Verde that have domestic flights to Praia (6 in total).
From Boa Vista and Maio, you can fly with Binter.
From Sal, Cape Verde, you can fly non-stop with Binter or TACV.
From São Filipe, São Nicolau and São Vicente, all direct flights to Praia are operated by Binter.
Alternative airports near Praia
Flying to an alternative airport near Praia could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Praia (RAI) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Maio (MMO) and São Filipe (SFL).
Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How many airports are there in Praia?
There are 2 airports in Praia: Praia International Airport (RAI) and Maio Airport (MMO).
What is the best airport to fly into Praia?
The most convenient airport to fly into Praia is Praia International Airport (RAI).
How many airlines fly to Praia?
There are 7 airlines flying to Praia from 11 airports around the world, as of October 2020.
Which airlines fly to Praia?
Binter, Royal Air Maroc and Azores Airlines operate most flights to Praia. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.
Which alliances are flying to Praia?
Oneworld and Star Alliance are currently the only two alliances that operate flights to Praia.
How many nonstop flights are there to Praia?
There are roughly 70 flights arriving at Praia every month (or 14 flights each week), from a total of 11 airports worldwide.
What is the official name of Praia Airport?
The official name of Praia Airport is Praia International Airport.
What is the airport code of Praia Airport?
The airport code of Praia Airport is RAI.
What are the most popular flights to Praia?
Lisbon, Sal, Cape Verde and São Vicente are the 3 most popular routes to Praia. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Praia, please use our flight map.