Avianca of Colombia, has announced the resumption of its scheduled service from the cities Cali and Medellin to New York without the need to transit through their hub in Bogota. The new service will commence on May 19 using an Airbus A320 aircraft and will be operated three times a week on Friday, Saturday and Sunday rising to daily between June 1 and September 16 and between December 3 and January 13, 2013.
Flights will depart Cali at 21:45 to arrive in Medellin at 2235 , leave Medellin at 2345 and arrive in New York JFK at 0610 the following morning .The return flight will leave New York JFK at 0900 and arrive in Medellin at 1340 , then depart Medellin at 1425 and arrive in Cali at 1521, all times local .
These flights are in addition to 13 weekly flights operated by Avianca from Bogota, the capital and New York.
Avianca is the oldest airline operating in the Americas (founded in 1919) and, behind KLM, it is the the second oldest airline in the world. Avianca flies to over 100 destinations worldwide with a fleet of over 150 airplanes from hubs at Bogota, Colombia, San Salvador, El Salvador, Lima, Peru and San Jose, Costa Rica.
Alternative aIrlines has a long standing special relationship with Avianca which allows very competitive fares on all Avianca flights to be available through our easy to use on-line booking facility.