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Aeropostal (full name: Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela) is a state-owned airline that primarily operates scheduled flights within Venezuela. The carrier operates out of its hub at Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS). The airline was founded in 1929 and originally ceased operations in 1994 before it was revived by new owners a few years later. Aeropostal offered scheduled passenger services to its customers for over 15 years after it was revived. However, due to a difficult financial situation, the airline had to cease operations again in mid-2017. However, this was short-lived when the airline announced the commencing of flight operations a year later in August 2018.

Overall, the airline has a fleet of 2 McDonnell Douglas aircraft that can in total carry 280 passengers at one time.

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela currently operates regular domestic flights within Venezuela and 3 weekly scheduled to Havana in Cuba from Caracas.

Looking for domestic flights within Venezuela? As well as international flights to/from Cuba, Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela currently mostly operates scheduled passenger flights within Venezuela. To learn more about domestic services within Venezuela please visit our 'Domestic Flights in Venezuela' page.

Baggage Policy

Aeropostal has different baggage rules for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

The airline's baggage allowance includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed. The airline allows you to carry no more than 44 inches (114 cm) carry on baggage.

Checked Baggage

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela allows you to take 50 lbs (23 kg) of baggage per person and not exceed the overall dimension of 62 inches (157 cm) by length + width + height. Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate. The airline isn't permitted to take hazardous materials such as flammables, compressed gases, batteries and toxic substances.

Cabin Classes

Aeropostal only has 1 official cabin - Economy Class.

Economy Class

The airline mostly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage, snacks, drinks and the option of choosing your seat.


Seats are positioned in a 2 x 3 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that you will sit by either a window, aisle or between 2 passengers.

Enjoy ample legroom, superior recline and extra seat pitch.

During your flight, feel free to request in-flight magazines or newspapers. COVID-19 restrictions might apply.


Aeropostal passengers must check in online as the airline doesn't offer an online check in service.

Online Check-in

Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.

Airport Check-in

As you arrive at the terminal of the airport, you will be required to hand in your boarding pass and the airline will take care of your luggage. It would take a few minutes for you to get checked in. The airline recommends you to 2 hours before your scheduled departure time for domestic flights and 3 hours for international flights. The airline crew from your will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

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Destinations that Aeropostal flies to

As of Janurary 2022, the airline has scheduled flights to 4 destinations within Venezuela and 1 destination to Cuba. Popular destinations include Caracas, Maracaibo, Porlamar, El Vigia and Havana. Previous destinations included international flights to the Dominican Republic, Spain, Panama, Peru, Colombia and Aruba.

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Hub Airport

Simon Bolivar International Airport

Simon Bolivar International Airport is located in Maiquetia, Caracas and is the main international air passenger gateway to Venezuela among the twelve international airports in the country. It handles flights to many destinations in the Americas, the Caribbean and some in Europe. Simon Bolivar International Airport used to be the airport hub for Aeropostal.

Other airlines which use Simon Bolivar include AeromexicoAerolineas Argentinas, Insel Air, AviancaAerolineas Estelar and LATAM Airlines. It has two runways and can handle almost 20 million passengers every year.


As of November 2021, the airline operates a fleet of 2 aircraft: 2 x Mcdonnell Douglas MD-82. Each of these aircraft seats 140 passengers.

Aeropostal Popular Routes

Caracas ✈ Maracaibo

Cumana ✈ Caracas

Bogota ✈ Caracas

Porlamar ✈ Maracaibo

Caracas ✈ Las Piedras

Barquisimeto ✈ Caracas

Frequently asked questions

What destinations does Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela fly to?

Aeropostal currently flies to the following domestic destinations: Caracas, El Vigia, Maracaibo and Porlamar. Internationally, the airline flies to Havana, in Cuba. Previous destinations included international flights to the Dominican Republic, Spain, Panama, Peru, Colombia and Aruba. You can still search and book flights to these destinations from Venezuela with alternative airlines. Simply use the search form at the top of the page to begin your search.

Where does Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela fly to?

Aeropostal is headquartered at Caracas Simón Bolívar International (CCS) and has its primary base at Simon Bolivar International Airport.

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