Unique location in the North Atlantic, in between the European, American and African continents.
Flight duration: 2 hours to Lisbon, 3-5 to other European capitals, 5-6 to the U.S.A. (East coast) and Canada.
Peaceful region with social, economic and political stability. One of the safest regions in Europe.
The most competitive financial incentives system for investment in the European Union.
Favourable tax system. The Region benefits from the 8th lowest CIT and the 2nd lowest VAT rates in the E.U.
The agro-food sector occupies an important place in the economy of the archipelago, presenting a broad range of products with potential for export and organic market.
Double-digit growth rates in the number of passengers arriving to the Azores airports, both in the number of guests and overnight stays (2015, 2016 and 2017).