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Baggage Policy

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There's a different baggage policy for both checked in and carry-on baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Hand baggage for each passenger has a maximum weight allowance of 10kg / 22 lbs, and a maximum dimensions of 55 x 25 x 25cm (22 x 10 x 10in). Please don't pack any prohibited items in your carry-on bag as this will be removed at disposed of at airport security. Prohibited items include any liquids over 100ml, explosives, sharp objects and illegal substances.

Checked Baggage

Bags in checked luggage can not exceed 158cm (62in) for the combined linear dimensions (length + width + height).

For domestic flights in Ecuador on the L fare, passengers are permitted 2 x 23kg (51lbs) of checked baggage.

For all other flights, passengers are permitted 1 x 23kg (51lbs) of luggage with Avianca Ecuador.

Cabin Classes

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There is on one seating class available: Standard (Economy). There are up to 30 seats on the aircraft. All seats have padded headrests, with ample storage in the overhead bins above the seats. The flights are only short, as the airline only operates regional flights, so facilities and services are limited onboard the flight.


Economy class passengers can choose their fare purchase, which ranges with baggage allowances, changes to tickets, LifeMiles collection and seat selection.

Passengers also get access to the inflight entertainment, as well as food and drink (depending on the duration and time of your flight)

Premium Economy

There is currently no premium economy fare on Avianca Ecuador flights.

Business Class

Passengers with an economy class ticket can enter an auction for a chance to upgrade to the executive or business class. The business class includes more baggage, priority boarding, a VIP lounge and premium food and drink service on board.

First Class

There is no first class within the Avianca Ecuador cabin. Upgrade to Executive class for a premium flying experience.


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Both online and airport check-in is available for passengers flying with Avianca Ecuador.

Online Check-in

Passengers can check in online for their Avianca Ecuador flights, which open 24 hours before flying and closes 3 hours before the scheduled departure time. For a quick and easy process at the airport check-in online and have your boarding pass printed or saved on your phone.

Airport Check-in

Passengers who have not checked in online must do so at the airport. Visit the Avianca check-in desk with your travel documents ready to proceed. You should do this at least 3 hours before your flight is due to depart. Please bear in mind that if you haven't checked in online you may be subject to extra fees for printing your boarding pass.

Airline Alliance

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Avianca Ecuador is part of the leading global network, Sky Alliance. It currently has 27 member airlines and was founded in 1997 with the five founding airlines: Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways International, Air Canada, Lufthansa and United Airlines. The alliance has grown considerably now to airlines which fly to 1,321 airports and 193 countries, carrying 637 million passengers every year.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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The frequent-flyer program is called LifeMiles, where members can earn and redeem miles. Passengers can earn miles with each qualifying flight they purchase on Avianca, Iberia or Aeromexico, and when enough have been collected, they can be exchanged for rewards. There are currently three grades of this membership; Silver, Gold and Diamond.

In-Flight Entertainment

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Avianca provides its passengers with onboard entertainment, from movies and TV shows to games and music. Keep up with the latest movies on-board with Avianca. Passengers can also enjoy the in-flight magazine, or bring their reading material with them onto the plane.


On some flight services with Avianca, there will be in-flight WiFi available. There are different plans available to purchase, which vary in price depending on the duration and what the plan includes. For example, there is a social media and email plan, a browsing plan and an all-inclusive plan.

Food & Drink

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The airline provides food on flights which are long enough, with some meals including a starter, hot main and dessert. There are also additional snacks served on flights which are longer than 5 hours.

Special Meals

Passengers who require a special meal for dietary, medical or religious reasons can request one by contacting the airline in advance. The meals available are baby meal, child's meal, low-calorie meal, low-fat meal, low sodium meal, diabetic meal, gluten-free meal, lactose-free meal, bland meal, seafood meal, raw vegetable meal, Indian meal, Kosher meal, Muslim meal, a vegetarian meal, Asian vegetarian, Oriental vegetarian, vegetarian Jain, Lacto-Ovo vegetarian and fruit platter.

Special Services

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Passengers should contact the airline as soon as possible after booking to inform them of any special assistance that may be required. For tips and guidance about special services on planes and at airports, see our guide here.

Flying with Pets

Avianca Ecuador accepts pets as a cabin or checked luggage, for a fee and providing they meet the national standards. Contact the airline directly for more information or to request this service, or look at our tips and guide on travelling with animals.

Unaccompanied Minors

Avianca Ecuador provides a paid unaccompanied minor service for most routes. This must be arranged well in advance of flying, with the airline directly.

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Destinations that Avianca Ecuador flies to

Primarily, Avianca Ecuador offers domestic flights to destinations around Ecuador. However, they also offer flights to other destinations in the region.

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Frequently asked questions

Who owns Aerogal Avianca Ecuador?

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The parent groups of Aerogal Avianca Ecuador include Avianca, Avianca Group, Avianca El Salvador and Synergy Group. Aerogal Avianca Ecuador was renamed as Aviance Ecuador when the integration began with Avianca Holdings S.A. in October 2010. The rebrand opened the opportunity to increase sales and fleet size.

Can I buy Avianca Ecuador flights on finance?

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Yes! When you book Avianca Ecuador flight tickets with Alternative Airlines you can spread the cost of your flight fare over time. We have a range of payment plan providers on our site that let you split the cost of your flight in instalments. Payment plan providers include, Tendopay, Klarna, Tabby, Clearpay, and Afterpay. Please note that the payment provider available to you will depend on the country you reside in.

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