As the flag carrier, TAP Portugal has the best network of flights linking portugal to Europe, Africa, North and South America. From its founding in 1945 until being privatised in 2015 the airline was state owned.
Most legacy and European disocunt airlines (including Ryanair and EasyJet) serve Portugal. A host of tour companies offer discounted flights to the Algare region.
From North America there are several options in addition to TAP and SATA connections can be made through most European hubs. North American airlines that serve Portugal include Air Canada and United airlines with flights from Toronto and New York. Tour operator Air Transat also serves Lisbon, Porto and Faro from its base in Toronto and Montreal.