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General Info

IATA

S3

ICAO

BBR

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Scheduled Carrier
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History

Rebranded from Santa Barbara Airlines (1995-2008)

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Base

Maracaibo La Chinita (MAR)
Venezuela B
South America B

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3 Countries served
3 Destinations served
2 Routes served

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News

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Venezuelan regulator temporarily suspends airlines' ticket sales

Aserca Airlines (R7, Caracas Simón Bolivar) along with LTA - Linea Turistica Aereotuy, Conviasa, and Aeropostal - Alas de Venezuela were all mandated to temporarily suspend ticket sales earlier this week after the Venezuelan civil aviation authority (Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - INAC) snap inspection of the country's airlines revealed glaring irregularities in the aforementioned carriers' operations.

Venezuela's El Nacional states that INAC sanctioned the carriers after it ...

Venezuela's SBA Airlines axes Tenerife Norte flights

SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) has terminated its only international longhaul route - to Tenerife Norte - until further notice. While the Venezuelan carrier has offered no specific reasons for the suspension, it is believed it is linked to the country's foreign currency crisis.

Earlier this year, SBA suspended its Tenerife Norte operations when it a lack of foreign exchange hampered its ability to buy spare parts and pay for MRO services.

As it stands, SBA still serves Miami Int'l and ...

Forex crunch could force Venezuela's Laser to suspend operations

Laser Airlines (QL, Caracas Simón Bolivar) could be forced to suspend operations at the end of the month should it fail to secure the foreign currency needed to pay its insurance premiums. Similar problems forced SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) and RAVSA Venezolana (AW, Maracaibo) to temporarily suspend some of their respective operations earlier this year.

In a press conference held in Caracas last week, the president of the Venezuelan airlines association (Asociación Venezolana de Líneas ...

Venezuela's SBA Airlines to swap Panama flights for Lima

SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) will terminate its existing Caracas Simón Bolivar to Panamá City Tocumen Int'l service with effect from May 19 citing unspecified operational problems with the route. Sources at the carrier state the problems began in January when the Venezuelan currency-control regulatory body, CADIVI, eliminated US Dollar allocations given to Venezuelans travelling to Panama.

In the wake of rising tensions, Caracas cut diplomatic and political ties with the Central American ...

Venezuela's SBA Airlines temporarily suspends flights to Tenerife

SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) has temporarily suspended flights from Caracas Simón Bolivar to Tenerife Norte with effect from February 1. While the Venezuelan carrier did not elaborate on the exact reason for the route's suspension simply referring to "reasons that are beyond their control", it is believed the country's foreign currency exchange crisis has played a part. So dire has the situation in the Latin American country become that fellow local carrier, RAVSA Venezolana (AW, Maracaibo), has ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B757-200123hiddenhiddenhidden
B767-3002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
MD-832 2hiddenhiddenhidden
Total527hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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