The continuous flight from BH Airport will begin on March 26 with 5 flights every week.
Belo Horizonte, January 18, 2023 The capital of Minas Gerais is now nearer to Bogotá in Colombia, one of the widespread locations in South America for Brazilians resulting from its vocation for leisure and enterprise tourism.
Operations, beginning March 26, shall be carried out by Avianca on plane of the A320 household with a capability of 180 passengers. The corporate will provide 5 flights every week on three schedules from Belo Horizonte Worldwide Airport (CNF), situated in Confins and operated by BH Airport, to El Dorado Airport within the Colombian capital.
Gustavo Esusi, business supervisor for Avianca in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, says 2022 has been a 12 months of consolidation for the corporate in Brazil. “In 2023, we proceed to supply an increasing number of point-to-point routes, including new locations to Brazilians,” he says. “Brazil is a particularly strategic market and is on our radar. This 12 months we may have nice information with solo flights with the purpose of being Avianca for everybody,” provides the CEO.
At BH Airport, the direct route was acknowledged for strengthening the connection between Minas Gerais and the worldwide market. “Along with connecting the 2 forces that drive the economic system in a common manner, displaying each an agricultural vocation and an entrepreneurial profile centered on the event of start-ups, we provide passengers the chance to journey to Colombia by a direct route, have entry to the inventive universe – the cultural heritage of Medellin, historic places in Cartagena and Bogota, exploring seashores and plush landscapes, and collaborating in farm excursions alongside the espresso axis,” emphasizes Herlichi Bastos, Director of Operations and Infrastructure at BH Airport.
- Flights on the brand new route between Bogota and Belo Horizonte*:
|Firm||Flight||Time departure||Arrival time||frequencies|
|AB111||7:20||15:30||Tuesday and Saturday|
|AB117||22:30||6:40||Monday and Friday|
|AB112||17:25||21:10||Wednesday and Sunday|
|OFF 118||9:05||12:50||Tuesday and Saturday|
Belo Horizonte, situated within the southeast of the nation, is likely one of the 5 largest cities in Brazil. The metropolitan space wherein Confins Airport is situated has greater than 6 million inhabitants and is acknowledged as an necessary political, monetary and cultural middle of the state of Minas Gerais.
For its half, the Colombian capital is the principle financial and industrial middle of the nation. For vacationers, it affords many historic and cultural sights such because the Museum of Gold, one of the necessary on the continent, and the Botero Museum with the works of the Colombian artist. Additionally it is value visiting the Montserrat peak – from the place you possibly can recognize Bogota from above, benefit from the wealthy native delicacies, go to world-famous cafes and benefit from the Colombian night time and musical rhythms.
From Bogota, you may make a number of journeys to the encompassing space, uncover different pure and historic beauties a couple of kilometers from the capital. Among the many important sights are Sopo for lovers of utmost sports activities; Zipaquira with the well-known Salt Cathedral; and Ráquira, with lovely pottery.
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designing the long run
The Belo Horizonte – Bogota route brings collectively a variety of Avianca’s new merchandise for 2023 – a direct flight from Manaus to Bogota will even start on March 27. And on January 11, a continuous route was launched from Sao Paulo to Cartagena, a metropolis within the Colombian Caribbean. “With three flights every week, that is the most effective and quickest method to get to the Caribbean,” says Esuzi.
He highlights the choices that Brazilians ought to take to journey to Colombia: “You don’t want a visa or passport, simply an RG and proof of worldwide yellow fever vaccination and covid vaccination protocol,” he notes.
In Brazil, with the brand new operations, the airline will add 5 routes to Colombia – along with these already talked about, there are direct flights from Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to Bogota – with a frequency of three and 1 per day, respectively. Worldwide, Avianca operates 129 routes in 24 international locations and 67 locations.
About BH airport
The one worldwide airport within the state of Minas Gerais, strategically situated and one of many important transport hubs within the nation, serving about 50 nationwide and worldwide locations. Since 2014, the terminal has been operated by a concession established by CCR Group, one of many largest concession corporations in Latin America, and Zurich Airport, the operator of Zurich Airport, the principle air hub in Switzerland and regarded the most effective airports on the earth, along with Infraero, a state-owned firm with greater than 40 years of expertise in Brazilian airport administration.
AVIANCA contains Star Alliance member Avianca, LifeMiles and Avianca Cargo. On passenger transport Avianca, with over 103 years of steady operation since 1919, is the main airline in Colombia, Ecuador and Central America. It has one of many largest airline networks in Latin America with 130 routes, 3,800 weekly flights and a fleet of over 110 Airbus A320s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners flying to roughly 65 locations in over 20 international locations within the Americas and Europe. In 2022, Avianka carried 24.6 million passengers with greater than 187,000 flights. Your loyalty program LifeMiles, is likely one of the largest in Latin America with over 11.4 million members and 500 companion manufacturers. in freight transport, Avianka Cargo is the chief within the area and the principle operator in numerous American markets. It serves greater than 50 locations with a fleet of Airbus A330 cargo plane to enrich operations utilizing passenger plane holds. In 2022, Avianca Cargo transported over 450,000 tons of cargo. Avianca presently has a group of over 12,000 devoted to offering a protected, handy, reasonably priced and pleasant service to its prospects. Extra data at www.avianca.com