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Deboarding from BoA's 767-300 CP-3017. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

BoA Trip Report Part 1: São Paulo to Madrid with Boliviana de Aviación

For a number of reasons, the Bolivian aviation market is a very peculiar one. While most of the South American countries are dominated by huge airlines or airline groups, the local scene has none of it. And there's an important factor in this equation: Boliviana de Aviación. Known simply as BoA, the airline was founded by the national government in 2008 and quickly outpaced its struggling private competitors, benefitting from the state guardianship. By 2011, it was already Bolivia's largest…

BoA Trip Report Part 2: Madrid to La Paz via…

After a very pleasant flight from São Paulo to Madrid with Boliviana de Aviación and some hours of planespotting in Barajas Airport, it was time to return home. I was excited to see if BoA would maintain the good impression I had on the first few flights. OB777 MAD-VVI I…