Avianca is a Colombian airline that holds a significant place in the history of commercial aviation. Founded on December 5, 1919, Avianca is one of the oldest continuously operating airlines in the world. Its name, derived from the Spanish word "aviación" (aviation), reflects its pioneering role in bringing air travel to Latin America. Avianca has focused on providing quality service and a positive passenger experience. This includes efforts to improve in-flight amenities, cabin comfort, and digital services for travelers. Avianca's long and storied history, coupled with its commitment to providing air travel services across Latin America and beyond, has solidified its position as a prominent and respected airline in the aviation industry.
Avianca's Economy Class usually offers standard amenities such as in-flight entertainment, meals, and beverages. The level of service may vary depending on the route and aircraft. Business Class passengers on Avianca often enjoy enhanced amenities such as larger, more comfortable seats that may convert into lie-flat beds, priority boarding, access to airport lounges, premium dining options, and an elevated level of service. Some long-haul flights on Avianca might offer a First Class option, which usually includes the highest level of luxury and comfort, with spacious seating, gourmet dining, personalized service, and additional amenities.
In Flight Amenities
Avianca typically offers in-flight entertainment systems with a selection of movies, TV shows, music, and games. Passengers may have access to personal screens, USB ports, and power outlets, especially in higher classes. Wi-Fi connectivity might also be available for purchase on certain flights, allowing passengers to stay connected during the journey.
Economy Class passengers are usually allowed to carry a certain amount of checked baggage for free, often with weight and size limits. Additional baggage or excess weight might incur fees. Passengers in higher classes often enjoy a more generous baggage allowance, including extra weight limits and potentially additional free checked bags.
Some fare types allow for cancellations with a refund, often with a deduction of a cancellation fee. Non-Refundable tickets may not be eligible for a refund upon cancellation. In some cases, you might receive a credit for future travel (minus any applicable change or cancellation fees). Avianca might allow you to change your travel dates for a fee, though the availability of this option can depend on the fare type you've purchased.