News Listings for El Salvador International

  • ROUTES: El Salvador airport details expansion plan

    News | 26 Feb 2014 22:10 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​El Salvador International airport will go through several expansion phases in the next few years to eventually be able to handle 6.6 million passengers annually in 2032.
  • United pulls Washington-San Salvador flight

    News | 21 Jan 2014 17:42 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines will end its daily flight between Washington Dulles International airport and San Salvador, El Salvador, on 30 March, a little more than a year after launching the route.
  • Aeroman evaluates move into widebody MRO

    News | 26 Apr 2013 17:01 | Michael Gubisch

    El Salvadoran MRO provider Aeroman is preparing for an ownership change following the bankruptcy of its Canadian sister operation, Aveos Fleet Performance,...
  • No merger planned for MRO firms ACTS and Aeroman

    News | 04 Dec 2006 16:53 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Canada</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region>’s ACTS and El Salvador-based <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Aeroman</span></span> will continue to operate as independent business units when the ACE Aviation subsidiary acquires a controlling interest in the Central American maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) firm from <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Grupo</span></span> TACA.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“There are no plans to merge both operations,” says <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Grupo</span></span> TACA in a statement.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>It adds that both companies will continue to hold its own boa
  • Lan follows Taca's lead, wants US approval of single code

    News | 09 May 2005 19:06 | Rainer Uphoff

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Lan Airlines is in talks with the US DOT to use its group branding and ‘LA’ designator code in all advertising, sales and operations for <st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region> service.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Speaking today at the Latin American airline CEO conference in Miami, DOT under secretary of transportation Jeffrey Shane said the airline group - which owns a number of South American carrier’s including Lan Chile, Lan Ecuador and Lan Peru as well as startup Lan Argentina - is seeking the authorization to allow for more effective operations, and to help create a unified brand awareness in the US.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Authorization, if granted, will be modeled on a recently approved deal between the DOT to the <st1:place>C
  • FAA gives El Salvador Category 2 safety rating

    News | 14 Jun 2000 02:38 | Nicholas Ionides

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>El Salvador has been given a Category 2 rating by the US FAA under its International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) programme, meaning the country does not comply with ICAO safety standards.</P> <P>The FAA says the rating follows an "evaluation of information currently available on the country's civil aviation authority". It adds that it is working with El Salvador to address safety and operational oversight issues.</P> <P>"The FAA believes that El Salvador is committed to internationally agreed-upon safety oversight obligations as evidenced by the country's strong support of the new Central American Agency for Flight Safety (ACSA)," it says.</P> <P>"ACSA is part of the Central American Corporation for Air Navigation Services (COCESNA) agency; its primary responsibility will be to provide flight safety oversight for the region."</P> <P>Last month the FAA said it had changed the way it classifies other civil aviation authorities' compli