The battle for control of an expected boom in Colombian demand is heating up as Avianca presses for a major expansion across the U.S. just weeks before Chile’s LAN Airlines formally unveils its own Colombian brand. Avianca’s proposal also comes as Copa Airlines, parent of Copa Colombia, confirms a 2012 growth plan that adds 20% to its current capacity over the 12-month period. Citing this year’s open-skies accord between Colombia and the U.S. (Aviation Daily, May 12), Avianca is seeking ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "Colombia‚Äôs Airlines Step Up Flights To U.S. Destinations".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.