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TACA Airlines
TACA Airlines Information TACA Airlines Fleets
TACA Airlines History TACA Airlines In-flight Services
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TACA Airlines Information

TACA Airlines IATA
TACA Airlines ICAO
TACA Airlines Callsign
Founded 1931
  • Comalapa Int'l Airport
  • Juan Santamaría Int'l Airport
  • Jorge Chávez Int'l Airport
Secondary hubs
  • La Aurora International Airport
Frequent flyer program Distancia
Member lounge Salones VIP
Alliance All airlines in Synergy Group.

website= http://www.taca.com

Fleet size 45 (19 orders)
Destinations 42 destinations in 22 countries
Parent company HOLDCO (Synergy Group)
Headquarters San Salvador
Key people Fabio Villegas (President), Roberto Kriete (Chairman)

TACA Airlines History

TACA airlines is international airlines in Central America. TACA airlines headquarters are in San Salvador and Costa Rica. TACA stands for Transportes Aereos Del Continente Americano. It serves services to 39 destinations in 22 different countries. TACA airlines got many awards they are:

1. three Skytrax World Airline Awards
2. Best Airline in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean
3. Best Crew in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean
4. Best Regional Airline in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

TACA airlines collaborate with 5 airlines they are

1) TACA International (TA) (El Salvador)
2) Aviateca (GU) (Guatemala)
3) Lacsa (LR) (Costa Rica)
4) NICA (6Y) (Nicaragua) La Costena
5) TACA Peru (T0)(Peru) is now an important part of Grupo TACA.

TACA airlines were established in the year of 1931 by New Zealander Lowell Yerex. TACA airlines are one of the largest cargo carriers in the world.

TACA Airlines Destinations

TACA Airlines Destinations in Central America

  • Belize
    • Belize City - Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport
  • Costa Rica
    • San José - Juan Santamaría International Airport Hub
  • El Salvador
    • San Salvador - Cuscatlan International Airport Main Hub
  • Guatemala
    • Flores - Mundo Maya International Airport
    • Guatemala City - La Aurora International Airport Secondary Hub
  • Honduras
    • La Ceiba - Golosón International Airport
    • Roatán - Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport
    • San Pedro Sula - Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
    • Tegucigalpa - Toncontín International Airport
  • Nicaragua
    • Managua - Augusto C. Sandino International Airport
  • Panama
    • Panama City - Tocumen International Airport

TACA Airlines Destinations in North America

  • Canada
    • Toronto - Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Mexico
    • Cancún - Cancún International Airport
    • Mexico City - Mexico City International Airport
  • Cuba
    • Havana - José Martí International Airport
  • Dominican Republic
    • Santo Domingo - Las Américas International Airport
  • United States
    • Chicago - O'Hare International Airport
    • Dallas - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
    • Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    • Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport
    • Miami - Miami International Airport Focus City
    • New York City - John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Orlando - Orlando International Airport
    • San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport
    • Washington, D.C. - Washington Dulles International Airport

TACA Airlines Destinations in South America

  • Argentina
    • Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini International Airport
  • Bolivia
    • La Paz - El Alto International Airport
    • Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Viru Viru International Airport
  • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro - Galeão International Airport
    • São Paulo - Guarulhos International Airport
    • Porto Alegre - Salgado Filho International Airport [begins December 1]
  • Chile
    • Santiago de Chile - Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
  • Colombia
    • Bogotá - El Dorado International Airport
    • Cali - Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport
    • San Andrés - Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport
    • Medellín - José María Córdova International Airport
  • Ecuador
    • Guayaquil - José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
    • Quito - Marivscal Sucre International Airport
  • Paraguay
    • Asuncion - Silvio Pettirossi International Airport
  • Peru
    • Cusco - Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
    • Lima - Jorge Chávez International Airport Hub
  • Uruguay
    • Montevideo - Carrasco International Airport
  • Venezuela
    • Caracas - Simón Bolívar International Airport

TACA Airlines Fleets

Aircraft Total Passengers
(Clase Ejecutiva/Economic)
Airbus A319-100 9
(4 orders)
124 (12/112) Medium Haul
Airbus A320-200 25
(9 orders)
154 (12/142) Medium Haul
Airbus A321-200 5 194 (12/182) Medium-Long Haul
Embraer 190 7
(4 orders)
(15 options)
96 (8/88) Central America,Mexico,Caribbean,Houston,Dallas, Miami & Orlando

TACA Airlines Historic fleet

Taca has operated some of the following types:

  • Stinson Reliant
  • Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket
  • Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor (The Smithsonian keeps one of TACA's actual Fords
  • Douglas DC-4
  • Lockheed 18 Lodestar (The Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society keeps one of TACA's actual Lockheeds )
  • Vickers Viscount 768
  • BAC One-Eleven
  • Boeing 737
  • Boeing 767-200ER
  • Boeing 767-300ER
  • Metal Aircraft Flamingo

TACA Airlines In-Flight Services

S.No. Class Items
1 Business Class
  • Gourmet Meal (0:56 - 1:30 hrs.)
  • Gourmet Meal Light (1:32 - 3:00 hrs.)
  • Gourmet Meal with an Entry (3 or more hours)
2 Economy Class
  • Snack (0:56 - 1:30 hrs.)
  • Meal (1:32 - 3:00 hrs.)
  • Complete Meal (Hot Meal) (3 or more hours)

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