Avianca will gradually resume its international operations from Colombia on September 28, 2020 and will increase flights to different destinations, after the respective authorizations.
Initially, the company will operate to 16 international destinations from Bogota and Medellin:
- September 28: Flights from Medellin to Miami and New York.
- October 1: Operations from Bogota to Guayaquil, Quito, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Miami and New York.
- October 15: Flights to Cancun, Guatemala City, La Paz, Punta Cana, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santiago de Chile, San Salvador, Santo Domingo and Washington
The initial fleet for the international operation will be 34 aircraft, including Airbus A319s, Airbus A320s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners. During these months, the entire fleet underwent preventive maintenance checks to protect its general condition and ensure its availability.
During this time, Avianca implemented biosecurity protocols with the highest standards to give its travelers the confidence to fly again. These protocols were successfully tested on more than 400 special flights carrying more than 45,500 people seeking to return home. In addition, the company reached new destinations from Bogota such as Rome, Paris, Shanghai, Zurich and Brussels.
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