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    Product Rating 5.5/7

    Rating Criteria

    Business Class

    • Superior snacks and meals offered depending on flight time; multi course meals on medium and long haul flights with alcohol provided; welcome drink offered
    • Shared screens showing movies and short programs on A318s and one A319; personal screens with Audio/Video On Demand on 787s, A330s, A320s and most A319s
    • USB port and iPod connector on 787’s, A330s and new A319s
    • Seats pitch of 65 inch on A330s with recline of 170 degrees; seat pitch of 38 inch on A318s, A319s and A320s with greater recline than in economy; seating in 2-2 configuration on narrow body aircraft; seats transform in to a lie flat bed on the 787
    • In seat power and massage function
    • Blankets, pillows and amenity kit provided on international flights
    • Baggage allowance of no less than 2 x 32kg bags but varies with flight

    Economy Class

    • Full meal and beverage service on international flights
    • Shared screens showing movies and short programs on A318s and one A319
    • Personal screens with Audio/Video On Demand on 787s, A330s, A320s and most A319s
    • Seat pitch of 32 inch
    • Blankets and pillows on international flights
    • Baggage allowance of no less than 2 x 23kg bags but varies with flights
    • Sociedad Colombo Alemana de Transporte Aereo – SCADTA founded in Barranquilla, Colombia on December 5th, 1919
    • First commercial airline in Latin America and second in the world
    • Public document signed founding Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia S.A., Avianca, due to merger of SCADTA (already in US hands) and Servicio Aereo Colombiano – SACO in Barranquilla on June 14th, 1940
    • Pan American took 64% stake which was gradually reduced until 1978 when the airline was completely Colombian-owned
    • Entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after the September 2001 terrorist attacks
    • In 2003 emerged from bankruptcy protection as Aerovias de Continente Americano in 2004 however the Avianca brand and livery was kept
    • Became a member of Star Alliance in 2012
    • Merger between Avianca and TACA in 2013
    • A318
    • A319
    • A320
    • A330
    • ATR72-600
    • 787
    • Star Alliance
    • Avianca Equador
    • Avianca Brazil

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