Tag: Avianca

Number of Airlines To Suspend Venezuela Operations

A number of airlines, including Delta Air Lines and Avianca Airlines, intend to suspend their services to Caracas. According to the letter submitted by Delta to the Venezuelan National Institute of Civil Aviation, the last flight DL781 from Atlanta to Caracas will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The return and final farewell flight […]

ATR Expands Americas Presence With Trio Of Deals

Turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR is eyeing further aftermarket expansion across the Americas after signing three contracts covering regional airlines with maintenance services. The first of the three Global Maintenance Agreements (GMA) is an extended deal with Colombia’s Avianca, providing 15 ATR 72-600s operated under different brands of the airline group in Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras. […]

Jeppesen to Optimize Planning for More Than 5,000 Avianca Crew Members

Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, has agreed to a new four-year year service agreement with Avianca, the flagship airline of Colombia. Jeppesen will provide Crew Pairing and Crew Rostering services to optimize crew planning operations for the airline’s 5,000-plus crew members based in Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, Costa Rica, Honduras, Ecuador and Guatemala. Jeppesen Crew Pairing […]

Avianca and United Airlines to Negotiate Partnership

After several months of rumors and speculations, Avianca announced that it is working with United Airlines to enhance and deepen the companies’ commercial and strategic relationships. In a statement, the Colombian carrier said that after considering the different offers and plans submitted, the airline has decided to establish a long-term strategic-commercial alliance with United Airlines. […]

Boeing Delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing this week delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. “Achieving 500 deliveries – the fastest to 500 for twin aisles – is a great accomplishment, made possible by the hard work and dedication of our employees and global suppliers,” said Mark Jenks, vice president and […]