Articles Tagged ‘Medellin’

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

With such strong competition with Iberia – on 45 of 56 routes – the acquisition of Air Europa by IAG is all about dominance at Madrid.

Viva Air Colombia jets north from Cali to Barranquilla and Santa Marta

Viva Air Colombia jets north from Cali to Barranquilla and Santa Marta

Viva Air Colombia began Cali to Barranquilla on 3 December and Cali to Santa Marta the next day, both obvious opportunities based on traffic figures.

Bogota has 41 domestic routes; network almost unchanged

Bogota has 41 domestic routes; network almost unchanged

Bogota has 41 domestic routes carved among six carriers, with Avianca and LATAM having three-quarters of domestic flights.


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.

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?