Colombian flag airline Avianca said this week that it will continue to expand its network, making it one of the largest in Latin America, with the addition of 23 new international flights.
This follows the launch of six domestic and international lines earlier this year: Medelln, Colombia to Cancn, Mexico; Medelln to Punta Cana, Mexico; Miami to San José, Costa Rica; San Salvador, El Salvador to Ontario, California; and Santa Marta to Pereira, Colombia and Orlando.
Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador will experience the greatest growth as a result of the availability of new nonstop flights.
The Colombian airline significantly expands its portfolio of direct flights from several parts of the nation, including Cali, Medelln, and Bucaramanga, with a special emphasis on airports that have more efficient operations to provide passengers with consistent and on-time service.
Travelers from Colombia will continue to experience Avianca’s most comprehensive range of itineraries, with 13 new direct connections from Cali to New York, Cancun, Mexico City, San José, and Quito; from Medelln to Aruba, Mexico City, Orlando, San José, Quito, and Guayaquil; and from Bucaramanga to Miami.
The most rapid growth in Colombia will occur in places other than Bogotá, owing to the continuing operating limits of its air terminal due to a significant intake of government traffic and other non-regular aircraft, as well as infrastructure limitations.
Furthermore, it should be noted that the authority announced a Ground Delay Program 92 times between June and July, affecting more than 465,390 passengers in the industry on more than 3,500 individual flights.
Despite this difficult scenario, Avianca is determined to maintain its competitive position in Bogotá, even as it seeks to expand elsewhere in the face of more difficulties.