Avianca Airlines

Avianca Airlines

Avianca Airlines
Avianca Airlines Information Avianca Airlines Terminated Destinations
Avianca Airlines Destinations Avianca Airlines Phone Number
Avianca Airlines Fleets Avianca Airlines History
Avianca Airlines Baggage Allowance  

Avianca Airlines Information:

Avianca
Aerovías del Continente Americano
IATA
AV
ICAO
AVA
Callsign
AVIANCA
Founded 1940
Hubs El Dorado International Airport
Focus Cities José María Córdova International Airport
Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport
Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport
Rafael Núñez International Airport
Matecaña International Airport
Frequent Flyer Program AviancaPlus
Member Lounge Avianca VIP Lounges
Alliance 6
Subsidiaries Aerogal
Capital Airlines (Nigeria)
Helicol
OceanAir
Tampa Cargo
SAM Colombia
VIP Ecuador
Fleet Size 178
Destinations 65
Parent Company Synergy Group Corp.
Company Slogan The Airline of Colombia
First Airline of the Americas
Things Are Happening Here
Headquarters Bogotá (Colombia)
Key People
  • Germán Efromovich (Chairman)
  • Fabio Villegas Ramírez (CEO)

Avianca Airlines History

Avianca Airlines is an acronym in Spanish for Aerovías del Continente Americano) is one of the largest Columbian airlines and one major airline in Latin America, since 5 December 1919. Avianca Airlines is headquartered in Bogotá, D.C. with its hub at the El Dorado International Airport offering extended network facilities and services to numerous destinations.

It operates in wide-ranging networks within South, Central and North America and services to Madrid and Barcelona in Europe as well. Avianca Airlines is best to flight destinations to South America, Andean mountain peaks, Madrid, Barcelona, Quito, Mexico City, Guayaquil, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington D.C, Santo Domingo, Santiago, Buenos Aires, San Jose, Lima and Sao Paulo. This airline introduced services with new Airbus A319, A320, and A330 aircraft in 2008 and strengthening its presence in Colombia, Latin America, North America, and Europe with the utmost aeronautical technology.

Avianca airlines facilitates relaxing onboard experience with business class seats, yummy food served with Champagnes and wines, in-flight entertainment system such as DVD players, movies, and wide selection of music channels. In South American aviation, Avianca airlines play a significance role with progressing regional subsidiaries across various industry sectors in south and Central America.

Avianca Airlines Destinations:

North America

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
United States
Fort Lauderdale FLL KFLL Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport A320
Miami MIA KMIA Miami International Airport A330, A320, A319, A318
New York JFK KJFK John F. Kennedy International Airport A330, A319
Orlando MCO KMCO Orlando International Airport A319
Washington D. C. IAD KIAD Washington-Dulles International Airport A319
Mexico
México City MEX MMMX Mexico City International Airport A320, A319

Central America

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
El Salvador
San Salvador SAL MSLP El Salvador International Airport A320
Destinations operated by TACA and LACSA see TACA destinations and LACSA Destinations
Costa Rica
San José SJO MROC Juan Santamaria International Airport A319, E190
Destinations operated by TACA and LACSA see TACA destinations and LACSA Destinations
Panama
Panama City PTY MPTO Tocumen International Airport A320, A319

Caribbean

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
Aruba
Oranjestad AUA TNCA Queen Beatrix International Airport A320, A319
Curaçao
Willemstad CUR TNCC Hato International Airport A318, A319
Dominican Republic
Punta Cana PUJ MDPC Punta Cana International Airport A319
Santo Domingo SDQ MDSD Las Américas International Airport A319

South America

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
Argentina
Buenos Aires EZE SAEZ Ministro Pistarini International Airport A330
Bolivia
La Paz LPB SLLP El Alto International Airport A319
Brazil
Río de Janeiro GIG SBGL Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport A319
São Paulo GRU SBGR Guarulhos International Airport A330, A319
Destinations operated by Avianca Brazil see Avianca Brazil Destinations
Chile
Santiago SCL SCEL Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport A330, A319
Colombia
Armenia AXM SKAR El Edén International Airport A318, F50
Barrancabermeja EJA SKEJ Yariguíes Airport F50
Barranquilla BAQ SKBQ Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport A320, A319, A318
Bogotá BOG SKBO El Dorado International Airport A330, A320, A319, A318, F50
Bucaramanga BGA SKBG Palonegro International Airport A320, A319, A318
Cali CLO SKCL Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport A330, A320, A319, A318, F50
Cartagena CTG SKCG Rafael Núñez International Airport A320, A319, A318
Cúcuta CUC SKCC Camilo Daza International Airport A320, A319, A318
Ibagué IBE SKIB Perales Airport F50
Manizales MZL SKMZ La Nubia Airport F50
Medellín MDE SKRG José María Córdova International Airport A330, A320, A319, A318, F50
Montería MTR SKMR Los Garzones Airport A320, A319
Neiva NVA SKNV Benito Salas Airport F50
Pasto PSO SKPS Antonio Nariño Airport A318
Pereira PEI SKPE Matecaña International Airport A320, A319, A318, F50
Popayán PPN SKPP Guillermo León Valencia Airport F50
Riohacha RCH SKRH Almirante Padilla Airport A320, A318
San Andrés ADZ SKSP Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport A320
Santa Marta SMR SKSM Simón Bolívar International Airport A320, A319, A318
Tumaco TCO SKCO La Florida Airport F50
Valledupar VUP SKVP Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport A318
Ecuador
Guayaquil GYE SEGY José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport A320, A319
Quito UIO SEQU Mariscal Sucre International Airport A320, A319
Destinations operated by VIP and Aerogal see VIP Destinations and Aerogal Destinations
Peru
Lima LIM SPIM Jorge Chávez International Airport A320
Destinations operated by TACA Peru see TACA Perú destinations
Venezuela
Caracas CCS SVMI Maiquetía Simón Bolívar International Airport A330, A320
Valencia VLN SVVA Arturo Michelena International Airport A319

Europe

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
Spain
Madrid MAD LEMD Madrid-Barajas Airport A330
Barcelona BCN LEBL Barcelona El Prat Airport A330

Avianca Airlines Charter Flights

City Airport Code Airport Aircraft
IATA ICAO
Bahamas
Nassau NSS CNSS Lynden Pindling International Airport A320
Brazil
Manaus MAO SBEG Eduardo Gomes International Airport A320
Cuba
Varadero VRA MUVR Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport A320
Guatemala
Guatemala City GUA MGGT La Aurora International Airport A319
Jamaica
Montego Bay MBJ MKJS Sir Donald Sangster International Airport A320
Mexico
Cancún CUN MUN Cancún International Airport A320
Puerto Rico
San Juan SJU TJSJ Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport A320
Venezuela
Porlamar PMV SVMG Santiago Mariño International Airport A319

Avianca Airlines Former Destinations

  • Colombia: Arauca, Bahía solano, Caucasia, Capurganá, Chigorodó, Magangue, Nuquí, Providencia, Quibdó, Medellín EOH.
  • United States: Newark, Los Angeles.
  • Uruguay: Montevideo.
  • Netherlands: Amsterdam.
  • Italy: Roma.
  • Sweden: Stockholm.
  • Switzerland: Zurich.

Avianca Airlines Future Destinations

  • Germany: Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport.
  • Colombia: Arauca, Florencia, Leticia, Yopal.
  • England: London, Heathrow Airport.
  • France: Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Avianca Airlines Fleets:

As of February 2011

Aircraft In Fleet Orders Options Passengers
J Y Total
Airbus A318-100 10 - 12 88 100
Airbus A319-100 10 11 14 12 108 120
Airbus A320-200 24 27 16 12 138 150
Airbus A330-200 7 3 15 30 222 252
Airbus A350-900 10 10 TBA
Boeing 787-8 12 8 TBA
Fokker 50 10 - - - 52 52
Avianca Cargo Fleet
Airbus A330-200F 4 N/A
Boeing 767-200F 4 N/A
Boeing 767-300F 1 N/A
Total 66 68  

Avianca Airlines Retired Fleets

Avianca fleet following the jet era
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Airbus A318 2011 In operation
Airbus A319-100 2008 In operation
Airbus A320-200 2008 In operation
Airbus A330-200 2008 In operation
Fokker 100 2005 2011
McDonnell Douglas MD-11ER 1999 1999
Fokker 50 1993 2011
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 1992 2011
Boeing 757-259 1992 2010
Boeing 767-359 1994 2010
Boeing 767-259 1989 2011
Boeing 727-259 1978 1998
Boeing 727-159 1966 1992
Boeing 747-259 1976 1995
Boeing 747-159 1976 1995
Boeing 707 1969 1992
Boeing 720 1961 1984
Boeing 737-159 1968 1971
Avianca fleet prior to the jet era
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation 1958 1968
Lockheed L-749 Constellation 1956 1968
Douglas C-54 Skymaster 1948 1975
Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar C-60 ? ?
Douglas DC-4 1945 1970
Douglas DC-3 1939 1975
Boeing 247D ? ?
Junkers Ju 52 ? ?
Fokker Super Universal ? ?
Ford Trimotor 5-AT-DS ? ?
Sikorsky S-38 ? ?
de Havilland Tiger Moth ? ?
de Havilland Giant Moth ? ?
Junkers W 34 ? ?
Junkers W 33 ? ?
Dornier Do J ? ?
Dornier Merkur ? ?
Dornier Komet ? ?
Junkers F.13 1919 ?

Avianca Airlines Terminated destinations:

Europe

  • France: Paris
  • Germany: Frankfurt
  • Italy: Rome
  • Netherlands: Amsterdam
  • Spain: Alicante
  • Switzerland: Zurich
  • United Kingdom: London Heathrow

North America

  • United States: Newark

South America

  • Colombia: Arauca, Bahía Solano, Caucasia, Capurganá, Chigorodó, Leticia, Nuquí, Providencia, Quibdó
  • Uruguay: Montevideo

Avianca Airlines Phone Number

Av Calle 26
No 59-15 Piso 8
Bogota, Colombia

Phone Number: 800 284 2622

Avianca Airlines Baggage Allowance

Avianca Carry-On Allowance 2011

Luggage Quantity Maximum Dimensions Maximum Weight
Hand Baggage 1 40x55x20cm 5kg
Hand Baggage - Brazil 1 40x55x20cm 5kg
Hand Baggage - Colombia 1 40x55x20cm 10kg