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Avianca files for bankruptcy protection in United States

Avianca files for bankruptcy protection in United States

11 May 2020 Airline News

Avianca has seen virtually all flights grounded since mid-March, with the resumption of services likely to take many months. The second-largest airline in South America, behind only LATAM, said it would restructure its roughly $5.3 billion in debt and lease obligations.

Boeing delivers 500th Dreamliner, to Avianca

Boeing delivers 500th Dreamliner, to Avianca

Boeing has delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. “Achieving 500 deliveries – the fastest to 500 for twin aisles – is a great accomplishment, made possible by the hard work and dedication of our employees and global suppliers,” said Mark Jenks, vice president and general manager, 787 program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

EVA Air signs codeshare deal with Star Alliance partner Avianca

EVA Air signs codeshare deal with Star Alliance partner Avianca

EVA Air has announced the initiation of a code-share agreement with fellow Star Alliance member, Avianca, making travel between Asia and Central America much more convenient for both the airlines’ passengers. The new code-share agreement will enable EVA Air’s passengers to connect through Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco to connect with Avianca flights to San Salvador, while Avianca’s passengers will be able to connect through the same US airports for flights to Taipei.