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Avianca to Launch 23 New International Routes Through 2022
Updated: Feb 11
Avianca will launch 23 new international routes through 2022, with new direct flights from Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala and El Salvador. The new routes are in addition to six new domestic and international routes launched in 2021.
On Thursday (August 12, 2021), Avianca announced that they will launch new service to 23 international destinations through 2022. The new routes are in addition to six new domestic and international routes launched in 2021, including Medellin-Cancun, Medellin-Punta Cana, Miami-San Jose, San Salvador-Ontario, Cali-Orlando and Pereira-Santa Marta. The countries with the greatest growth in new flights will be Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Currently, Avianca operates 2,860 weekly flights on 99 routes, with nearly 400,000 seats per week.
In Thursday’s announcement, Avianca’s Chief Commercial Officer, Manuel Ambriz, said,
“Launching these 23 new routes shows that we wish to continue growing in a sustainable way, and that we have the firm purpose of continuing to be the airline with the most robust route network in our region. We know our customers want more destinations and more frequencies. We are adapting our offer to provide our customers what they really value: competitive prices, tailor-made products, the best network and trustworthiness in the service.”
From Colombia, travelers will enjoy 13 new routes including service from Cali to New York, Cancun, Mexico City, San José, and Quito, while passengers departing from Medellín will see new service to Aruba, Mexico City, Orlando, San José, Quito and Guayaquil. Customers from Bucaramanga will enjoy new service to Miami, while Avianca will also launch new direct service between Bogotá and Toronto.
Travelers from Ecuador will see more direct flights to the U.S. and Colombia, including service from Quito to New York, Miami, Cali and Medellín, as well as from Guayaquil to New York, Miami and Medellín. From San José, Costa Rica, Avianca will launch new service to Managua, Los Angeles, New York, Mexico City, Cali and Medellín, while Guatemala City will enjoy new direct service to Washington D.C. By the end of this year, Avianca will have restored 91 percent of their direct routes in El Salvador, including service to Ontario announced in July, as well as new service to Orlando.