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  • Veca Airlines Airline Name
  • Renamed Status

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Rebranded as Vuela Airlines
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Renamed: only visible to premium users

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


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

Veca Airlines (VAR, 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 (VAR, 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 ...

Guatemala's TAG to launch Ilopango flight; VECA takes off in April

TAG - Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos (5U, Guatemala City) will begin operations to San Salvador's old airport on March 20 with a daily flight from Guatemala City to San Salvador Ilopango in El Salvador, the head of the El Salvadoran Civil Aviation Authority (Autoridad de Aviación Civil - AAC) Alirio Serrano has confirmed at Routes Americas.

He told the El Salvador newspaper that flights to Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Belize would also be added at some stage in the ...

El Salvadorean LCC Veca takes delivery of its first of two A319s

Veca Airlines (VAR, San Salvador Int'l) is set to acquire its first aircraft ahead of a planned launch in early 2014. So far, according to Aerotransport, the El Salvadorean start-up has secured the first of two A319-100s, N1235V (cn 2718), formerly with Cyprus Airways (CY, Larnaca). According to local newspaper, ContraPunto, the twinjets are on lease from the International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) with the second due next year.

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