A reorganisation of operations with these new acquisitions into account is supposed to take place in May.
Not having acquired any extra planes for national services in the recent past, AV
reorganizing domestic operations, both with the turboprop fleet and with the MD
Just to name a few of the handful of modifications, Montería, Cúcuta, and Armenia are seeing decreased frequencies and loss of jet service in the first two cases; San Andrés is seeing new flights from Cali; Valledupar will get another daily flight from Bogota operated, as never expected, by mainline fleet [and not by SAM
]; Santa Marta is losing one of the three nonstops to Bogotá; and the shuttles between Bogota and Medellin/Cali are getting absolutely redesigned. The Fokker fleet operated by SAM
on behalf of Avianca
, that is usually based in Medellín, is seeing modifications, and traditional SAM
routes from MDE
are seeing mainline aircraft again.
...all this, again, is happening under the same fleet size.
Any airline wants to flight to MCO from Colombia?
The airline that most recently considered such service was AeroRepublica
; and they cancelled everything that had to do with the word international
The service would have doubtful yield/load performance, a thinner population/traffic base to efficiently develop, and would probably be clouded by the extensive, popular and well-stablished services in the Colombia-South Florida market.