JetSMART Requests Authorization to Open a Subsidiary for Domestic Flights…

On November 24, a Public Hearing by the Colombian Aeronautical Authority (Aerocivil) will be held, where it will be revealed that JetSMART requested to open a subsidiary in Colombia to operate domestic flights. According to the request, the company plans to have twelve Airbus A320neo that will be incorporated over…

Colombia: Avianca set to buy Viva

On the night of April 28, several rumors began to gain momentum regarding a decision that will revolutionize the Latin American airline market in general, and the Colombian market in particular: Avianca reached an agreement to acquire Viva, a domestic competitor with international projection. According to the testimony of sources…

LATAM Records April’s Operation, Launches New Routes

Recently, the LATAM Airlines Group released its projection for passenger operations for April, which was up 70 percent for April, compared to the same month in 2019. The airline's projection is measured in available seat kilometers (ASK). In a press release, LATAM Airlines Group stated its flight and cargo operations…

Avianca Announces Seven New Routes As It Continues Rapid Growth

The strongest air network in Colombia and one of the largest in Latin America continues to grow. After inaugurating 17 new routes during 2021, Colombian carrier Avianca this week announced seven new routes and the reactivation of two more beginning in March. In this way, its passengers will be able…

Avianca Reveals Its New Premium, Plus and Economy Seats

During the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2021, an event organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association in Bogotá, Avianca presented the three new seats: Premium, Plus and Economy, designed by Recaro Aircraft Seating (Recaro), and which will soon be available in the airline's reconfigured fleet. In a…

Avianca, SKY Merge, Creating Large South American Low-Cost Airline

Avianca — the Colombian airline which in May 2020 requested to file for bankruptcy in the U.S. for the second time in 20 years — announced today a new business move that will allow it to consolidate its operation in the domestic and international market. According to the Diario Financiero…

Avianca Announces New Domestic, International Routes

Avianca continues to expand its network of destinations and strengthen connectivity both within Colombia and across the Americas. After announcing the launch of five new routes that will begin to operate at the end of the year, in addition to the reactivation of seven more routes from September, the Colombian…

Avianca Continues Transition to Low-Cost Structure

Everything seems to indicate that Avianca will be changing in its traditional operating model for the low-cost model. As announced In recent weeks, the Colombian carrier has put major focus on drastically reducing its expenses, working on cutting costs while, according to all reports, scaling back its service significantly. Apparently…

Avianca Adds New Routes, Resumes Additional Flights

In order to offer its travelers more connectivity opportunities, Avianca announced the sale of five new routes that will begin to operate at the end of the year and the reactivation of seven more routes from September. After inaugurating seven domestic and international routes this year, five new routes will…