Avianca Brasil Joins Star Alliance Network

At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport (July 22, 2015) the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil.

At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport (July 22, 2015) the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil.
At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport (July 22, 2015) the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil.
At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport on July 22, the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil.
Mark Schwab, CEO Star Alliance commented: “Adding Avianca Brasil to our network is an important step in enhancing our customer proposition in Latin America. Brazil is the most important aviation market on the continent and we are pleased that from today onwards, we can once again offer domestic connections in Brazil.”
Jose Efromovich, President and CEO of Avianca Brasil added: “Today we are setting the future pace of our airline and close a two year process which saw us move to a new IT platform, review and update our internal processes and specific training programme for our employees to ensure they can provide the best possible service to customers. We are proud to be part of the most experienced airline alliance and are pleased to put Brazil back on the Star Alliance map.”
Avianca Brasil says it is the fastest growing airline in the country. From 2010 to 2014 it increased its market share from 2.6% to 8.4% and continued this trend until May 2015 reaching a cumulative market share of 9%.
Avianca Brasil and the other Star Alliance carriers serving the country will connect more passengers through the main Brazilian hubs in São Paulo – Guarulhos, Rio de Janeiro – Galeão and Brasilia.
More than 2.7 million members of Avianca Brasil’s Amigo frequent flyer programme (FFP) can now make use of the full Star Alliance FFP benefits.
The company’s flights, all operating under the “O6” IATA carrier code designator, will now be part of the Star Alliance fare products.