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Avianca Guatemala, previously known as Aviateca, is an airline offering scheduled flights out of its hub base, La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The airline was founded in 1929 as Aerovías de Guatemala and in 1945, the airline was nationalized and changing its brand name to Empresa Guatemalteca de Aviación S. A., or Aviateca as a short abbreviation. Aviateca stayed under the government until 1989 when it joined the TACA Airline Alliance of Central America and the airline became privatised. It was wholly integrated into TACA, who later merged with Avianca and currently are known as Guatemala Avianca as they are a subsidiary of Avianca. The airline also can a secondary hub in the city of Flores at Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS).

The airlines currently operate regularly scheduled to 8 destinations within Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama.

In total, the airline has a fleet of 2 turboprop aircraft, ATR 72-600 that can in total carry 136 passengers at one time.

Baggage Policy

Avianca Guatemala has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are entitled to one item of free carry-on baggage and one free personal item

Carry-on baggage for each passenger should not exceed weight allowance of more than 10kg and the maximum dimensions of 115 cm.

Checked Baggage

Passengers bags in checked baggage shouldn't be more than 158cm for the combined linear dimensions (length + width + height).

For domestic flights in Guatemala, passengers are allowed two pieces of 23kg of checked baggage.

Cabin Classes

Avianca Guatemala offers Economy or Business Class.

Economy Class

Economy class passengers should choose their flights purchases with a range with changes to tickets, baggage allowances, LifeMiles collection and seat selection.

Passengers can get inflight entertainment, as well as food and drink (depending on the flight and duration of it).

Premium Economy Class

There isn't currently any premium economy fare on Avianca Guatemala flights.

Business Class

Passengers flying with the economy class can enter an auction for an opportunity to upgrade to the business class. This class includes priority boarding, extra baggage, VIP lounge and a premium food and drink service on board.

First Class

Avianca Guatemala doesn't currently offer first-class services.


Avianca Guatemala passengers can check in at the airport or beforehand using the airlines online check-in service.

Online Check-in

Passengers can check-in online for their Avianca Guatemala flights, which opens 24 hours prior to flying, and closes 3 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Airport Check-in

Passengers who haven't checked in online need to do so at the airport. You would need to visit the Avianca check-in desk and would need to hand in your travel documents. You should do this at least 3 hours prior to your flight departure.

Airline Alliance

Avianca Guatemala isn't currently part of any airline alliance however they are a subsidiary of Aviana.

Frequent Flyer Program

The airline is currently part of the Star Alliance.

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Destinations that Avianca Guatemala flies to

As of January 2021, the airline has scheduled flights within Central America and north of South America. These cities include San Andrés, San José, San Salvador, Guatemala City, Flores, Roatán, San Pedro Sula and Panama City.

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Hub Airport

La Aurora International Airport

La Aurora International Airport (GUA) is a public airport that serves Guatemala City, Guatemala. The airport serves over 3 million passengers a year. The airport is located in the 6.4 km south of Guatemala City. It's the is the fourth busiest airport in Central America in terms of passenger traffic after Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panamá, Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJA) in Costa Rica, and Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport (SAL) ;in El Salvador.

There are more than 14 airlines that fly to and from La Aurora International Airport (GUA) including Avianca Guatemala, American AirlinesSpirit AirlinesUnited AirlinesVolaris and many more.


As of February 2023, the airline operates a fleet of 1 aircraft:

  • 1 x ATR 72-600 (68 passengers per aircraft)