Loading

Colombia aviation: Avianca’s upheaval while competitors expand

Colombia logged both solid domestic and solid international passenger growth during the first four months of 2019, reflecting the ample opportunities that exist in Latin America’s third largest aviation market as the country’s economy remains fairly stable. 

But Colombia’s largest airline, Avianca, is in a period of upheaval, fighting negative credit ratings, undergoing a sudden change in board control and naming a new CEO after its previous chief executive abruptly left the airline.

Despite those challenges, Avianca is maintaining its leading share in Colombia’s domestic market. 

But Avianca’s largest rivals are planning growth in Colombia, which is adding pressure as Avianca aims to hit the reset button and execute its strategy to leverage its position as one of Latin America’s largest airline groups. 

Become a CAPA Member to access Analysis Reports

This CAPA Premium Analysis Report is 1,055 words.
Become a CAPA Member

Our Analysis Reports are only available to CAPA Members. CAPA Membership provides exclusive access to in-depth insights on the latest developments in the aviation and travel industry, developed by our team of dedicated analysts located in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

Each report offers a fresh perspective on the latest industry trends and is available online or via the CAPA mobile app, with customisable alerts to help you stay informed and identify new business opportunities.

CAPA Membership also provides access to our full suite of tools, including a tailored selection of more than 400 News Briefs every weekday and comprehensive data and analysis on thousands of companies around the world.