Avianca News Stories

Avianca Brazil To Keep GECAS A320s For Now

January 18, 2019

Avianca Brazil has won a temporary reprieve in court allowing it to continue operating 10 Airbus A320s leased from GECAS.


Brazil To Cancel 10 Avianca Brazil Aircraft Registration

January 17, 2019

Brazil’s civil aviation regulator ANAC has moved to cancel the registration of 10 Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Avianca Brazil.


Avianca Brazil Aircraft To Be Repossessed

December 10, 2018

Connecticut-based aircraft lessor Aircastle will repossess 11 aircraft it has on lease to Avianca Brazil.


United Agrees Joint Venture With Avianca, Copa Airlines

November 30, 2018

United Airlines and two South American airlines have agreed a joint business venture, with a view to integrating their route networks.


Norwegian Air Approved For Brazilian Flights

August 8, 2018

Brazilian civil aviation agency ANAC has approved Norwegian Air to operate flights into Brazil as the Scandinavian airline looks to extend its long haul operations.



Avianca, Kingsland Withdraw Lawsuits Over United Tie Up

November 29, 2017

Colombian airline group Avianca Holdings has agreed with second largest shareholder Kingsland Holdings to withdraw their respective lawsuits over a proposed alliance with United Airlines.


Avianca To Bring In Foreign Pilots As Strike Continues

October 3, 2017

The Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia has approved Avianca to bring in pilots from other countries on a temporary basis to fly aircraft grounded by striking staff pilots.


Avianca Pilot Strike Continues As Talks Fail

September 27, 2017

The strike by some pilots at Colombia’s Avianca will continue after the airline withdrew its pay offer during late night talks.


Avianca Applies for Argentina License

December 6, 2016

Avianca has applied for approval to fly domestic and international routes in Argentina under its Avian Líneas Aéreas subsidiary.


Synergy Orders 62 A320neo Family Aircraft

July 13, 2016

Avianca parent Synergy Aerospace has completed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 62 A320neo-family aircraft.