Avianca (Colombia) (Bogota) has ordered three additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Boeing has issued the following statement:
Boeing and Avianca Airlines have announced an order for three 787 Dreamliners. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website and is valued at approximately $620 million at published list prices.
This order brings Avianca’s total 787 order count to 15 Dreamliners, which includes the 12 787s ordered in 2007. The total order value stands at more than $3.1 billion.
In other news, Avianca is adding new frequencies and routes:
From December 2012, Avianca will expand its travel offering as follows:
DESTINATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
Bogota-Miami-Bogota: With the addition of a new daily flight, Avianca will operate a total of three flights per day on this route from December 16, 2012.
Bogota-New York-Bogota: Starting on December 17, 2012, Avianca will offer two daily nonstop flights between these two cities.
Bogota-Orlando-Bogota: From December 17, 2012, Avianca will operate a daily nonstop flight to Orlando.
DESTINATIONS IN THE CARIBBEAN
Bogota-Punta Cana-Bogota: From December 18, 2012, Avianca will offer four nonstop flights per week, with operations on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from Bogota to this Caribbean island and vice versa.Bogota-Santo Domingo-Bogota: From December 19, 2012, Avianca will operate a daily flight between the Colombian capital and the capital of the Dominican Republic.
Bogota-Havana-Bogota: Avianca will fly to the capital of Cuba with four flights per week, to and from Colombia, starting December 22, 2012. Flights to the island will operate on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
DESTINATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA
Bogota-Rio-Bogota: Starting on December 17, Avianca will operate a daily nonstop flight to this Brazilian city.
Bogota- La Paz-Bogota: Starting on December 18, 2012, Avianca will operate a new daily flight on the Bogota-La Paz-Bogota route.
Avianca is part of AviancaTaca Holding. With a modern fleet of more than 140 short, medium and long-haul aircraft and a team of more than 17,000 employees, Avianca and Taca directly service more than 100 destinations in the Americas and Europe, which connect to more than 750 destinations in the world through interline and codeshare agreements with partner airlines around the world.