Articles Tagged ‘MDE’

Avianca and Bogotá boss Colombia market; LCC VivaColombia increasing capacity at break-neck speed

Avianca and Bogotá boss Colombia market; LCC VivaColombia increasing capacity at break-neck speed

Famous for coffee, oil, emeralds and for being the home of pop-star Shakira, Colombia is also a South American aviation hot-spot – having seen its top 12 routes grow by over 20% in the last year. anna.aero takes a look at this fast-growing, dynamic market.

Avianca launches flights from Medellin to Mexico City

Avianca launches flights from Medellin to Mexico City

Avianca inaugurates seasonal services from Medellin Airport to Mexico City Airport.

JetBlue Airways launches Medellin as its second Colombian destination from Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue Airways launches Medellin as its second Colombian destination from Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue Airways inaugurates daily operations from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Medellin Airport in Colombia.


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.