Avianca is an airline company that was founded in 1919 in Barranquilla, Colombia. The company was growing during the next years and in 1949 new destinations were added. Among the new destinations were Europe, Quito, Panama and New York City. In 1961 the company purchased and used two Boeings 707 to operate the international flies. During the 70s the company turned to be the first airline from Latin America that operates a Boeing 747 continuously. Avianca is a fast growing and at the moment the company has more than 18 000 employees. The company serves more than 90 destinations in over 25 countries. Avianca is a member of Star Alliance and due to this fact the company offers the possibility to fly in more than 190 countries from all over the world. The loyalty program of Star Alliance provides benefits for the frequently flying passengers. Avianca strives to be a leader among the Latin American airline companies.
Avianca aims to provide high quality of services and security for all its employees and passengers. The company strives to be the customer’s favorite airline. Among the values of the company are honesty, passion and warmth, safety. Avianca values also the team work and it encourages the development of a friendly, hassle-free working environment. Serving with passion the company aims to deserve the loyalty of its passengers. Avianca participates in a special project called Children to the Seaside. The idea of the project is to award best students with a trip to the Colombian Caribbean Coast. During 2008 and 2009 more than 1000 children participated in the project. Avianca also participates in transportation of Humanitarian Aid. The airline delivers food, clothes and medicines to people in need across the country. The company improves it services every year and aims to answer all the expectations and preferences of its clients.
What makes Avianca's unique?
Avianca is a company with long history. Due to this fact Avianca has proven that the services it offers are reliable and people can trust the airline. During the years a lot of modifications and changes were made in order to keep the company among the leaders. By participating in different social projects Avianca strengthens its mission to help people live better and to contribute to the development of the society. Avianca is a company that is ready to discover and upgrade. The company offers excellent customer care and services. Avianca is an important player for the whole Latin America society.