Avianca to Launch 23 New Routes with Focus on South America

August 14, 2021


Avianca has announced they will launch 23 new routes heavily focused on South America as it works to rebuild its network after being pummeled by Covid-19.

The new direct flights will focus on Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

13 New Routes in Colombia

Avianca will increase its direct flights from various regions in the country - Cali, Medellin, Bucaramanga, among others - where airports and operations are more efficient and offer a consistent and timely service to passengers, according to the carrier.

There will be 13 new direct routes from Cali, Colombia to New York, Cancun, Mexico City, San José, and Quito; from Medellín to Aruba, Mexico City, Orlando, San Jose, Quito, and Guayaquil; from Bucaramanga to Miami, and also Bogotá will have a new direct flight to Toronto, Canada.

Avianca says they have a 'firm conviction of maintaining its competitive position in Bogota and working jointly with authorities and carriers to provide their customers with a quality service'.

Direct Flights from Ecuador to the United States and Colombia

Customers in Ecuador will enjoy direct flights from Quito to New York, Miami, Cali, and Medellin; as well as from Guayaquil to New York, Miami and Medellin.

Avianca Adds Service from Orlando-El Salvador

In addition to the El Salvador-Ontario route announced in July, Avianca will also have a direct flight to Orlando, the main tourist destination in the United States.

Manuel Ambriz, Chief Commercial Officer for Avianca, said:

“Launching these 23 new routes shows that we wish to continue growing in a sustainable way, and that we have the firm purpose of continuing to be the airline with the most robust route network in our region. We know our customers want more destinations and more frequencies. We are adapting our offer to provide our customers what they really value: competitive prices, tailor-made products, the best network and trustworthiness in the service”.

After presenting the Reorganization Plan, as well as ensuring US 1,600 million in commitments to finance its exit from Chapter 11, the company moves forward with reconfiguring its aircraft and will also offer a greater number of seats per plane, all new, and will strengthen its “Tailor-Made Travel” program for passengers to pay only for what they really need.

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