LatinPlane
Posts: 2488
Joined: Mon Dec 27, 1999 11:05 am

Avensa Leaves Miami

Thu Jul 18, 2002 2:25 pm


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Chris Coduto



In a very strange move, Avensa has decided to stop serving Miami. South Florida has the largest Venezuelan expatriate community outside the country. Servivensa will still continue to fly into Miami, but only five times a week from Caracas. Avensa has also decided to drop its only jet flown domestic destination in the country, Porlamar, in the Island of Margarita. They will focus on serving its South American and European destinations instead.

A very strange move...

http://www.avensa.com.ve

 Smile LatinPlane
Pan Am - The World's Most Experienced Airline.
 
LanChileA340
Posts: 96
Joined: Wed Aug 09, 2000 9:16 pm

RE: Avensa Leaves Miami

Thu Jul 18, 2002 3:34 pm

'Aparently' AVENSA is currently facing an aircraft shortage and hence the pull-out from MIA services. The LAN group have had talks with the Venezuelan carrier in Santiago, to lease AVENSA 2 Airbus aircraft and 1 Boeing for delivery before Christmas 2002. The aircraft are to be painted and configured for a full AVENSA service by LanChile at the LAN hangars in Santiago, Chile (though nothing has been confirmed yet). Qantas Airways of Australia has also offered AVENSA another Boeing for lease (also to be prepared in SCL).
 
chepos
Posts: 5969
Joined: Sat Dec 02, 2000 9:40 am

RE: Avensa Leaves Miami

Fri Jul 19, 2002 12:07 am

This is truly surprising .
Miami should be one of Avensa's most important destination and they decide to drop the route. They instead keep Servivensa at Miami but operating the route only 5 times a week when the Mia-CCS route can easily handle 2 flights daily. Im sorry but Avensa needs better advisement .
Chepos
Fly the Flag!!!!
 
MAH4546
Posts: 24792
Joined: Wed Jan 24, 2001 1:44 pm

RE: Avensa Leaves Miami

Sat Jul 20, 2002 6:32 am

Avensa actually suspended MIA a while back. I'm sure they will be back when things get better.

Servivensa continues to serve Miami twice a day from Caracas.
a.
 
lanperu
Posts: 602
Joined: Fri Jun 29, 2001 1:17 pm

RE: Avensa Leaves Miami

Sat Jul 20, 2002 10:24 am

LanChile340 when you say an "Airbus" do you mean a wide-body (340) or the A320? I am guessing the A320 and 732.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos