Avianca, Taca Airlines Join Star AllianceJune 22, 2012 By: Newswire
Avianca and TACA Airlines announced this Thursday in Bogota, Colombia their official entry into airline network, Star Alliance.
After two years of work in the approval process, Avianca and TACA Airlines now offer passengers the opportunity to access this global network, which brings together 28 internationally airlines. It operates more than 4,200 latest generation aircraft, servicing 21,500 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries. The Alliance transports an average of 650 million passengers per year and has sales revenues of $160 billion.
The combined Star Alliance network will provide Avianca and TACA Airlines an opportunity to strengthen their presence in Latin America and the Caribbean in general.
Passengers of the global network can quickly and seamlessly fly to more than 50 destinations in the region through Avianca and TACA Airlines Hubs in Bogota (Colombia), San Salvador (El Salvador), Lima (Peru) and San Jose (Costa Rica).