oldest airline in the Americas

Avianca is the national and largest airline of Colombia. It is the second oldest airline in the world. It began flying in 1919.[1] Avianca has grown to become one of the largest airlines in the Americas. It flies to 121 cities with over 140 airplanes.[2] In 2009, TACA Airlines and Avianca were combined to create a single airline.[3]

An Avianca airplane at São Paulo


  1. xixerone (7 February 2015). "The World's Oldest Airlines".
  2. "Our fleet Avianca". Archived from the original on 2019-07-04. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  3. Sobie, Brendan (7 October 2009). "Avianca confirms 'strategic merger' with TACA".

Other websites

  •   Media related to Avianca at Wikimedia Commons