MANAGUA,Nicaragua–The Venezuelan flag carrier CONVIASA (Consorcio Venezolano de Industrias Aeronauticas y Servicios Aereos) started one weekly flight connecting Caracas with the Nicaraguan capital. The second Central American city after CONVIASA started daily flights to Panama City. The airline is going through expansion plans that include new Brazilian Embraer E-190s. In addition to Managua and Panama City the flag carrier connects Caracas with Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Dominica, Grenada, Havana, Cuba; Madrid, Spain and Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. Future cities include Georgetown, Guyana; Lima, Peru; Manaus and Sao Paulo in Brazil; Mexico City; Paramaribo,Suriname; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Salvador, El Salvador; and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It also has been rumored CONVIASA will try to start non-stop flights to Miami, Florida or in any case via Managua. The airline has a fleet of one Airbus A-340-200, two Boeing 737-300, four Bombardier CRJ700 and six Embraer E-190s.
CARACAS, Venezuela. — The Venezuelan flag carrier CONVIASA (Consorcio Venezolano de Industrias Aeronauticas y Servicios Aereos) will start an expansion of routes in the near future. The airline operates a fleet of 14 airliners from its Caracas hub to Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Spain and Trinidad and Tobago. Future routes includes Nicaragua, Miami, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Costa Rica. The airline operated an A-330 from Caracas to Tehran via Damascus, but the flight has been suspended. CONVIASA code shares with Aeroflot, Cubana de Aviacion, Satena and Aerolineas Argentinas.