In May of 2013, two of Latin America's leading airlines, Avianca and TACA, merged to become a unified corporate entity. Today, the new and improved Avianca serves some 85 cities in 25 countries across South America, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Central America. They are also a proud member of the Star Alliance family, the world's largest airline network.
Avianca will accept pets either in the cabin of the aircraft or in the cargo hold, depending on available space, the route travelled, and the size of the pet.
Maximum dimensions *
*Carrier shouldn't exceed total dimensions (length / width /height) of 90 cm (35 in)
|Carrier size will depend on the size of your pet.|
|CARRIER WEIGHT||8 kg (17 lbs)||
3 weight classes to/from Spain on nonstop routes:
|CHARGES / FEES
Flights in Columbia:
20,000 COP (approx $11 USD)
From / to USA and Canada:
$125 USD (plus applicable taxes)
All other international routes:
$100 USD (plus applicable taxes)
Flights in Colombia:
80,000 COP (approx. $43 USD)
Flights to/from Spain on nonstop routes:
25kg (55 lbs) or less = $200 USD
26kg to 32kg (57 to 70 lbs) = $400 USD
33 kg to 45kg (72 to 99 lbs) = $600 USD
If your animal companion will be travelling unaccompanied, Avianca Cargo can help. They have over fifty years of experience transporting everything from insects to elephants. Their Live Animal transportation program features special care options any animal on the move. All animals are handled in accordance with International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards and regulations, as well as those of other internationally recognized and accredited animal authorities.
Pets may not be accepted on flights operated by codeshare partners. It is strongly recommended that you contact any codeshare partners, or other airlines you may be travelling with, to familiarize yourself with their individual policies regarding pet travel.