Portuguese Travel News website http://www.idaevolta.net reports today that Aero-Vip, a regional aircraft operator will substitute Sata S.A. on flights between Madeira and the island of Porto Santo as from January 2014. The service will operate, at present, until 31st May 2014.
It is understood that Aero-VIP will operate the service until a new three year Public Service tender is awarded.
Article: (in Portuguese here):
Aero Vip: voos entre a ilha da Madeira e o Porto Santo a partir de janeiro 2014