Colombian airline Avianca yesterday started a new direct Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner route from Munich Airport to the Colombian capital of Bogota.
Munich is now the only German destination served non-stop by the Colombian carrier. Avianca will depart from Munich to Bogota five times a week.
Munich Airport president and chief executive officer (CEO), Michael Kerkloh said: “We’re delighted that Avianca has chosen Munich. The airline honoured as the best carrier in South America will now be landing at the best airport in Europe.”
Avianca CEO and president of Avianca Holdings, Hernán Rincón said: “We’re proud to offer this service to our passengers and to expand our route network.
“With the addition of Munich, we now fly to 110 destinations in 27 countries.”
Along with 20 Colombian cities, Avianca flies to 60 other destinations in Latin America, including many in Mexico, the Caribbean and across the South American continent.