Articles Tagged ‘MDE’

Bogotá El Dorado Airport: +11% in 2012; new facilities by 2014

Bogotá El Dorado Airport: +11% in 2012; new facilities by 2014

Bogotá El Dorado Airport handled 22.5 million passengers in 2012, which places it as Latin America’s #3 airport. Avianca dominates both domestically and internationally, but the growing airline might soon need even more space.

Taca inaugurates flights from San Salvador to Medellín

Taca inaugurates flights from San Salvador to Medellín

Taca launches four-weekly services from San Salvador to Medellin in Colmbia.

Tiara Air Aruba expands in Colombia with services to Armenia and Medellín

Tiara Air Aruba expands in Colombia with services to Armenia and Medellín

Tiara Air Aruba expands operations in Colombia with services from Aruba to Armenia via Medellín.


VivaColombia expands its Medellín network with two new routes

VivaColombia expands its Medellín network with two new routes

VivaColombia launches domestic flights from Medellin to both Montería and San Andres.

TACA expands its presence in Colombia with new destinations from Lima

TACA expands its presence in Colombia with new destinations from Lima

TACA launches thrice-weekly flights from Lima in Peru to both Medellin and Cali in Colombia.

VivaColombia launches services from Medellín to Bucaramanga in Colombia

VivaColombia launches services from Medellín to Bucaramanga in Colombia

VivaColombia, the Colombian low-cost airline, opens a new domestic route from Medellin to Bucaramanga.


Avianca launches two domestic routes from Cali; adds Cúcuta from Medellín

Avianca launches two domestic routes from Cali; adds Cúcuta from Medellín

Avianca connects Cali with both Baranquilla and Cartagena; launches flights to Cúcuta from Medellín.

VivaColombia expands its Medellín base with three new destinations; adds services to Cartagena from Cali

VivaColombia expands its Medellín base with three new destinations; adds services to Cartagena from Cali

VivaColombia starts flying to Barranquilla, Cali and Pereira from Medellin; adds Cartagena from Cali.

Colombia’s “New Airline” takes to the skies as VivaColombia

Colombia’s “New Airline” takes to the skies as VivaColombia

The Ryan family’s investment company Irelandia has been involved in several low-cost start-ups over the years, but it seems that doing business Latin style has a particular appeal. Having launched Mexico’s VivaAerobus in 2006, Irelandia went on to back up Colombia’s ‘New Airline’. anna.aero reports on VivaColombia’s launch.


New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June - Monday 5 July):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June – Monday 5 July):

This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]

Colombia's domestic traffic up 40%; US 35% of international market; Avianca leading airline but Aires growing fast

Colombia’s domestic traffic up 40%; US 35% of international market; Avianca leading airline but Aires growing fast

Colombia’s domestic market is booming, though international traffic has been the driver of airport growth in recent years. Which are the biggest airports, major carriers and leading international destinations? Which have been growing fastest?