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San Salvador Cuscatlán International (SAL)
El Salvador B
North America B

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El Salvadoran start-up, VECA, begins scheduled flights

VECA Airlines (VU, San Salvador Int'l) commenced scheduled operations on January 23 with its first flight from San Salvador Int'l to Guatemala City. The 3x weekly service operates on-board one of two A319-100s the start-up possesses.

Backed by El Salvadoran investors, VECA commenced charter operations in December last year offering flights to Panamá City Tocumen Int'l via San José Juan Santamaría.

El Salvadoran start-up, Veca, starts charter operations

VECA Airlines (VU, San Salvador Int'l) commenced operations on Friday, November 28, with charter flights from San Salvador Int'l to San José Juan Santamaría and onwards to Panamá City Tocumen Int'l. Additional charter services have been scheduled for December 1,5 and 8.

The flights are on-board a pair of A319-100s - N1821V (cn 2383) and N1235V (cn 2718) - operated by Air Panama (7P, Panamá City Paitilla) as Veca has yet to secure the requisite permits to use its own metal on the route. ...

El Salvadoran LCC, Veca, changes name to Vuela ahead of launch

VECA Airlines (VU, San Salvador Int'l) is set to change its name to Vuela Airlines (VAR, San Salvador Int'l) prior to its planned launch of scheduled operations later this year. According to sources, the first of three A319-100s, N319VA (cn 2273), formerly with China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou), was seen in Shenyang sporting the start-up's full livery and Vuela titles ahead of its ferry flight to San Salvador Int'l via Goodyear.

Though the airline has yet to confirm its official launch ...

El Salvadoran LCC, Veca, to launch with Guatemala flights

VECA Airlines (VU, San Salvador Int'l) is set to commence operations in the next few months with its first flights to be from San Salvador Int'l to Guatemala City and San José Juan Santamaría, Costa Rica. The CEO of the El Salvadoran budget carrier, Édgar Hasbún, told the Prensalibre news magazine that so far, two former Cyprus Airways (CY, Larnaca) A319-100s have been sourced, and are being used to help secure the carrier its Air Operators Certificate.

Meanwhile, the general director of the ...

VivaColombia eyes El Salvador for planned Central American base

VivaColombia (5Z, Medellín José Maria Córdova) is considering establishing a base at San Salvador Int'l, El Salvador as an initial foothold into the lucrative, yet underserved, Central American market.

Speaking at the recent Routes Americas conference, VivaColombia Vice President Commercial, William Shaw, said his airline was talking to many countries in the region and saw great potential for a Low Cost Carrier in the region.

"We're seeing the possibilities of a route to El Salvador or of ...

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-1002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
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* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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