About Avianca

Alias:Avianca - Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia
Call Sign:AVIANCA
IATA Code:AV
ICAO Code:AVA
Website:Company Website
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Avianca

Avianca is a Colombian airline. It is the largest airline of Colombia and the sixth of South America.

Avianca A319 in Bogota Avianca A319 in Bogota

Avianca was founded on December 5, 1919 in the city of Barranquilla as Sociedad Colombo Alemana de Transporte Aéreo (Scadta), and is, after KLM, the oldest surviving airline in the world. The company got its present name on June 14, 1940 when Scadta and the Servicio Aereo Colombiano (Saco) merged to Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia SA (Avianca). Since 2004 has become part of the Sinergy Group. A group of companies in the exploration of oil and gas in Latin America.

Avianca tries to keep its fleet as modern as possible. Currently the have 72 new aircraft on order. There are Airbus A319, A320 and A330 on order. But also the latest Boeing 787 is in order. Between 2008 and 2012 new aircraft will be deployed on various routes. The old planes are phased out.

At the moment Avianca puts from its hub in Bogotá, around 450 daily flights to 22 domestic and 23 international destinations. Avianca has two daughters: Avianca Brasil in Brazil, Avianca Ecuador in Ecuador.


Fleet of Avianca

Aircraft NameNumberSeat configurationRange in kmWeight of aircraftCruising speedSeatmapPhoto
787-8 Dreamliner1Business class: 28
Economy class: 222
14,500 KM118,000 KG 913 KM/hour  (Max: 954 KM/hour)
Airbus A31810Business class: 12
Economy class: 88
5,700 KM39,500 KG 828 KM/hour  (Max: 871 KM/hour) Seatmap of Avianca Airbus A318Photo of Avianca Airbus A318
Airbus A31933Business class: 12
Economy class: 108
6,900 KM40,800 KG 828 KM/hour  (Max: 871 KM/hour) Seatmap of Avianca Airbus A319Photo of Avianca Airbus A319
Airbus A32054Business class: 12
Economy class: 138
6,100 KM42,600 KG 828 KM/hour  (Max: 871 KM/hour) Seatmap of Avianca Airbus A320Photo of Avianca Airbus A320
Airbus A330-20011Business class: 30
Economy class: 222
13,900 KM119,600 KG 871 KM/hour  (Max: 913 KM/hour) Seatmap of Avianca Airbus A330-200Photo of Avianca Airbus A330-200
ATR 42-5009Economy class: 48
1,555 KM11,250 KG 554 KM/hour  (Max: 554 KM/hour)
ATR 72-6006Economy class: 68
1,530 KM13,010 KG 510 KM/hour  (Max: 667 KM/hour) Seatmap of Avianca ATR 72-600Photo of Avianca ATR 72-600

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