Avianca Airlines It announced that from next month it will have three additional weekly flights on the route Bogota – Miami – Bogota, With up to 26,000 seats and over 70 weekly frequencies on this track.
“Tourism between Colombia and the United States is active, this country has always been attractive to our travelers and that is why we continue to respond to demand.‘ said Avianca’s Colombia Sales Director, Ana Maria Copte.
(Read: Air Viva will have the Medellin-Buenos Aires route in 2022).
He said, “In addition to having an extensive network of direct contacts, we offer services such as free and discounted PCR testing with our SynLab partner laboratory in Colombia, depending on the ticket and test options chosen by our customers.“.
With these new journeys, Avianca offers more than 66,000 seats and 200 weekly flights from Colombia to the United States. It reaches Miami, New York, Orlando, Washington, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
In addition, the company will make five additional flights per week from the capital to Aruba. Some will connect Argentina, Chile and Brazil to the island.
“All passengers traveling to Aruba will need to complete an online boarding and disembarking immigration card (ED card). On this platform, you must upload a negative PCR test at least 72 hours before your flight or pay to have it taken at Aruba Airport. You must also purchase mandatory health insurance against the coronavirus required by the island and get the yellow fever vaccineحمىThe Aruba Tourism Authority reported.
On June 4, Avianca also announced the resumption of flights from Bogota to nine destinations in the United States, Brazil, Bolivia and Panama, as well as several routes to and from Central America that were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
From this month direct flights from Bogota to Washington, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles (USA); San Juan de Puerto Rico, Panama City, La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), as well as from San Salvador to Panama City, and from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa.
(See: Viva Airlines will operate three flights a week between Medellin and Cancun.)
Meanwhile, starting in July, it will be possible to fly directly with Avianca, the second largest airline in Latin America, from the Colombian capital to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and from San Pedro Sula (Honduras) to Miami.
The company reported at the end of March that Avianca Holdings posted a net loss of $1,094 million in 2020 due to the paralysis that has plagued global passenger transportation due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The airline had to take advantage of it in May last year to Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code and entered into judicial reorganization. This secured $1.2 billion in new resources, as part of a larger $2 billion funding commitment.
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