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Avianca adds 12 foreign tracks and Colombia no longer requires PCR

Avianca adds 12 foreign tracks and Colombia no longer requires PCR

It also increases capacity on some tracks


RR | Bogotá | June 5, 2021

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Avianca is reactivating 12 international routes from June and also increasing capacity in national divisions while the Colombian government has informed that it will no longer need a PCR test for travelers who want to enter the country.

Beginning in June, the airline resumed direct flights from Bogota to Fort Lauderdale, Washington, Los Angeles, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Panama City, La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Similarly, from San Salvador it revitalizes the roads to Panama City, and from Guatemala City to Tegucigalpa. And starting in July, it will resume its direct operations from Bogota to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro; From San Pedro Sula to Miami.

It will also increase capacity by up to 13% on 26 local roads in Colombia, with a particular focus on regional routes from Cartagena to Pereira and Bucaramanga; From Cali to Barranquilla, Santa Marta, Pasto and Tumaco; As well as from Bogota to Corozal, Yopal, Manizales, Pasto and Villavicencio.

Avianca will also increase capacity on six international routes from Bogota to cities such as New York, Miami, Quito, Guayaquil, San Jose and Madrid. From San Salvador to seven routes: Washington, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, San Pedro Sula and Toronto.

On the other hand, after several adjustments in the entry policy into the country, Colombia will no longer require the provision of a PCR test with a negative result of the Coronavirus for passengers on international flights entering the country, according to the Ministry of Health. (Colombia again demands negative PCR test for travelers).

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Fernando Ruiz, the owner of this wallet, explained that Coronapp will no longer be required at airports for travelers on domestic flights in order to avoid crowding in the pre-boarding process.