Avianca Launches New Flights From Colombia to CubaMarch 14, 2012 By: Joe Pike
Avianca will launch a new nonstop flight frequency on the Bogota- Havana-Bogota route. The airline will offer more travel options for inbound and outbound tourism between Latin America and the Caribbean.
This link between Colombia and Cuba will be operated by Airbus A319 aircraft with capacity for 120 passengers, 12 in Business Class and 108 in Economy Class, on Mondays and Fridays.
The outbound flight will leave the Eldorado Airport, Bogota, at 9:05 a.m. in the morning and lands at Jose Marti Airport at 1:31 p.m. The inbound Havana-Bogota flight is programmed for takeoff at 6:15 p.m., arriving in the Colombian capital at 8:30 p.m.
“With the launch of the Bogota-Havana-Bogota route, Avianca aims to consolidate the connectivity options for the tourist market in Latin America, providing leisure and recreation destination alternatives in the Caribbean,” said Fabio Villegas Ramírez, the airline's president, in a written statement. “We are delighted to offer our clients this new route to Havana, a destination renowned for its history and natural attractions.”
The flight schedules, that are now available in booking systems, will allow passengers coming from the Caribbean access Avianca connections to the principal cities in Colombia, as well as the main capitals in the region, including: Caracas, Quito, Panama, and Sao Paulo, among others.