In February and March, 2018, I flew round trip from Boston to Bogotá on Avianca. These were direct flights and, as far as flights go, they were great. I didn’t take any photos on or of the plane for you though, but here’s one of the kids play area in the El Dorado lounge in the El Dorado (Bogotá) airport:
I say the flights were great because (1) they were direct; (2) one of them was on time; (3) they give you hot towels; (4) they give you food. Who even does that anymore? The return flight was so not on time, however, it was due to a nor’easter in Boston (one of the real ones not that last fake one) and totally not the airline’s fault. Nevertheless, Avianca provided vouchers for a night in their airport hotel (Movich), as well as three meals at the hotel. They went ahead and canceled the flight ahead of time instead of keeping everyone waiting for hours to see whether it would leave and then canceling, which I really appreciated. Had I not spend the night at the Movich, I would have been totally fine at the Priority Pass El Dorado lounge, as I found out the next morning when I was searching for snacks (and scored some chocolate con sabor de arequipe). There was tons of space and it looked clean. There were sleeping pod/chair-type things plus tons of smaller rooms with couches. It’s pretty well reviewed over at Lounge Buddy so I won’t go into detail but will share the following photos of the hallway and a second of the kids lounge because, well, it had a volcano.
One more from the airport of a Colombian pato:
¡Que precioso! Pienso que él querría viajar a Boston conmigo.
¿Habéis volado con Avianca? ¿Qué pensais del aeropuerto El Dorado? ¿De patos?
Have you folks flown with Avianca? Checked out the El Dorado lounge? LMK