Inside of the reestablishing commercial relations Come in Colombia and Venezuelathe, air operations They are one of the parties that has been pending execution since last September 26, when the official reopening of the border took place.
With this framework, on November 2, the Colombian ambassador in Caracas, Armando Benedetti, He assured that the operations would begin this Monday, September 7, with a flight from the Venezuelan airline Turpial.
And this Friday, November 4, the Colombian Civil Aeronautics informed that he authorized a flight of the state airline Satin.
It is a passenger charter flight on the Bogotá – Caracas – Bogotá route for Wednesday, November 9, at 7:50 a.m.
However, it is worth making it clear that a charter flight is not a commercial operation.
The Venezuelan airline put on sale, from this Friday, November 4, the tickets for this trip between the two capitals, separated by 1,400 kilometers, which will be completed in 90 minutes.
The price is close to 500 dollars (around 2.5 million pesos at current exchange rates), round trip, according to the offer on the page.
Regarding the Turpial operation, it has been disclosed that there would be two flights a week, on Mondays and Saturdays.
About this situation, the Aerocivil commented that it is waiting “of the formal request of Turpial to advance the technical and administrative evaluation of the requirements that allow its operation in the air route between Venezuela and Colombia“.
Air connectivity between Colombia and Venezuela was suspended in March 2020, as part of the measures taken by the Maduro Executive against covid-19.
PORTFOLIO AND EFE