Tag: Colombia

Coronavirus Crisis Drives Avianca to Bankruptcy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Avianca Holdings S.A., Colombia’s national carrier, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States court. One of the oldest airlines in the world aims to reorganise its business to continue operations. According to a statement, the “filing was necessitated by the unforeseeable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic”. Although Avianca is the second […]

CAE Inaugurates New Flight Training Centre in Bogota

Reading Time: < 1 minute CAE and Avianca Holdings (Avianca) announced the official opening of a new CAE training centre in Bogota, Colombia.  The milestone event officially marked the start of a 15-year exclusive pilot training agreement between CAE and Avianca Airlines. In addition to Avianca, the centre will offer training services to airlines in the region. “Our Bogota training […]

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Plane En Route To OSU Disappears From Radar

Reading Time: 2 minutes A plane with three adults and three children is missing more than 12 hours after leaving a Cleveland airport. At a Friday morning press conference, authorities said the search for a Cessna Citation 525 aircraft that departed Burke Lakefront Airport at 10:50 p.m. Thursday continues. Columbus and Glenwillow-based Superior Beverage Group confirmed the company’s CEO and […]

Crash: Aerosucre B722 at Puerto Carreno Overran Runway On Takeoff

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Aerosucre Colombia Boeing 727-200, registration HK-4544 performing a freight flight from Puerto Carreno to Bogota (Colombia) with 6 crew, did not become airborne. While taking off from Puerto Carrena’s runway 25 at 17:20L (23:20Z), broke through the airport perimeter fences, became airborne, lost height again about 3 minutes later, impacted ground about 5nm from […]

UPDATED: Plane with 72 Onboard Crashes in Colombia

Reading Time: < 1 minute An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, and rescuers are moving survivors from the site, the country’s civil aviation association said on Tuesday. “Six people were rescued alive, but unfortunately one died. The rest of the occupants unfortunately died. The tragic toll is 76 victims,” Jose Gerardo […]