Rio de Janeiro airpot

Rio de Janeiro, June 28, 2016


All Avianca, Avianca Brazil and Star Alliance member airlines operations, will be located within the same terminal T2 at RIOGaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport.


Starting June 30, 2016, all Avianca flights originating in Rio de Janeiro heading to Avianca’s Hubs in Lima and Bogota, will operate out of Terminal 2 (T2) at RIOGaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport. Travelers originating in Lima and Bogota heading to Rio de Janeiro and other domestic destinations within Brazil will be also arriving at this terminal. 

Relocating Avianca’s operations in this terminal, where Avianca Brazil and the rest of Star Alliance member airlines also operate, offers important benefits for travelers: 

Convenience: the airline adds convenience and comfort to its travelers experience offering new services to enjoy at Terminal 2, which opened a new extension called Pier Sul last May 23. Pier Sul covers an area of over 100 thousand square meters. It has 26 new boarding gates and offers travelers a new area of food and entertainment services.

Connectivity: For Avianca’s travelers arriving at this terminal will become more functional for their trip, since it makes easier transfers to Avianca Brazil to and from domestic destinations within Brazil such as Brasilia, Salvador de Bahia, Porto Alegre, Florianopolis and Fortaleza. Also, passengers connecting with other Star Alliance member airlines heading to other destinations will benefit with seamless travel connections, since all Star Alliance member airlines will be within the same sector in T2. 

VIP lounge: Travelers will be able to enjoy the VIP Lounge for Star Alliance members. 

New Technologies: The T2 facilities offer new generation technology and services, such as a geolocalization application, egates with automatic access to boarding areas, self-service information points and a new integrated airport security system that includes over one thousand security cameras and an security operation center with the latest generation systems. 

Avianca is a leading Latin American airline that is working to provide a world-class service to garner the preference of travelers. Its route network includes more than 100 destinations in 28 countries in the American continent and Europe, with Connection Centers in Bogota, El Salvador and Lima. Via its Star Alliance membership, the airline offers the possibility of global connectivity.