New low-cost plane lands in Colombia

The civil aviation company (Aerocivil) stated that within the package of new companies that will start operations in the country, Aragit Airlines will enter the national market in the next few days with the scheme low costIt will compete with Avianca, Ultra Air, Viva and Wingo.

they The inaugural flight, which will not be commercial and which will come with a delegation from the company Coming from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), it is scheduled for next August 13 and will land at El Dorado International Airport.

According to Aerovicivil, It is estimated that the airline will start operations in the first week of September With frequencies coming from this island in the Caribbean to Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Cartagena and Barranquilla.

Victor Pacheco, CEO and founder of Arajet, noted that they are Investing about 3000 million US dollars To acquire and plan a fleet of aircraft is to start operating the airline in a little over a month. In addition, he has the support of one of the most important international investors, Bain Capital.

The business leader also stressed that These planes use less fuel, Which means lower costs and the possibility of offering users more competitive prices, to which an environmental component is added, because it reduces polluting emissions.

In addition to Colombia, the airline It will have as destinations Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and the Dominican RepublicIn the short term, programming of other routes such as Jamaica, Curaçao and Peru is appreciated.

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