Colombia

Colombia approves Delta Airlines and LATAM joint venture

Colombian authority approved Delta Airlines and LATAM joint venture plans....


Colombia denounces airspace violation by Russian aircraft

The Colombian government sent a formal protest to Moscow after a Russian military transport aircraft deviated from its flight path within Colombia's airspace....


Struggling Avianca to get up to $370 million state loan

Fighting-for-survival Columbian airline Avianca is about to get the government's support. Colombian government will lend up to $370 million to the struggling carrier and will participate in the airline‘s restructuring process....


Last two bodies of Colombian military helicopter crash found

A Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter of the Colombian Army crashed in a jungle area in southeastern Colombia with 17 military personnel on board. Eleven crew members were killed and six were recovered....


Multiple injuries after Avianca flight sudden loss of altitude

An Avianca flight declared an emergency after suffering a sudden loss of altitude that injured eight people on board....


Air France A340 limit helps avert windshear crash in Bogota

Due to a lack of communication with air traffic control in Bogota, Colombia, an Airbus A340 operated by Air France was caught in windshear while taking off. However, the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) found that precautionary measures taken by the carrier after a similar incident months before may have saved the day....


Avianca pilots end strike

The Colombian Association of Civil Aviators (Acdac) announced its decision to lift the strike that began on September 20. Starting November 13 – and after 51 days of unemployment – striking pilots will return to support Avianca operations....


LaMia named responsible for plane crash in Colombia

Bolivian authorities named local airline LaMia responsible for the crash that took the lives of 71 people, including most of Brazilian Chapecoense football team, in November. The pilot’s and the airline’s negligence towards fueling rules is what most probably led to the accident that happened on the 29th of November close to Medellin, Colombia....


Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana after horrific plane crash

Brazilian football club Chapecoense has been awarded with the Copa Sudamericana 2016 champion title by the South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL, following the plane accident in Colombia which killed 19 of the club’s players....


Colombia‘s CAA certifies 3 Sikorsky helicopters

Colombia's civil aviation authority Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC) has approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for Sikorsky's S-76C series (C, C+, C++), S-76D and S-92A helicopters....