30 Oct 2023

Starting today, Avianca takes you from Quito to the happiest place in the world non-stop.

  • With the aim of enhancing its point-to-point connectivity, the airline reinforces its direct connectivity offer from Ecuador to North America.
  • With the launch of these operations for the high season at the end of the year, Avianca customers will have around 16 routes available, in the most complete network in Ecuador.

Starting yesterday, October 29, visiting and enjoying the happiest place in the world in Florida is just one flight away from the Ecuadorian capital, thanks to the operations start of the new direct Avianca Quito-Orlando route that offers 2 weekly frequencies and more than 1,400 seats available per month on an Airbus A320 aircraft. With this new route, the fourth inaugurated this year, Avianca reaffirms its commitment to being the airline that provides the greatest non-stop connectivity to Ecuadorians.

The new destination joins Avianca’s network of 16 international routes that connect Ecuador with the world. “We remain committed to the connectivity of our country with the United States and to our customers so they can enjoy more destinations. We are the first airline to offer this non-stop route to Ecuadorians and without a doubt, we have the best option to fly by customizing each trip,” highlighted Juan Francisco Ortiz, Avianca’sCountry Officer for Ecuador.

Avianca’s itinerary is this:

FlightRouteDeparture timeArrival timeFrequencies
AV7398Quito-Orlando07:3513:05Wednesdays and Sundays
AV7399Orlando-Quito14:3018:00Wednesdays and Sundays
*Itinerary is subjetc to gobernment aproval / Local times

The Minister of Tourism, Niels Olsen, assured that this new route strengthens connectivity with the United States, indicating that by the end of 2023 it is expected to have recovered 100% of international connectivity. “Our skies are increasingly competitive and attractive to fly, so we will continue working so that Ecuador continues to be connected by air to the world.”

“The teamwork between the Government of Ecuador and commercial airlines generates a great impact on international air connectivity. Our Open Skies policy has allowed us to increase international routes and frequencies with the United States, thus providing more comfort to national and foreign passengers. We congratulate Avianca for this new direct route to Orlando, one of the destinations most frequented by Ecuadorian tourists,” commented César Rohon, Minister of Transportation and Public Works.

“Orlando is one of the most important family entertainment hubs worldwide and one of the favorite destinations for Ecuadorians. Avianca makes a new commitment to a direct destination from Quito and we are sure that the fruits will begin to arrive soon. Thank you Avianca for uniting two magical destinations, each one in its own way, each onewith spectacular experiences to discover. I hope that this new route also serves to attract more tourism to our city,” said Ramón Miró CEO of Quiport.

Currently, Avianca has direct international flights from Quito to Bogotá, San Salvador, San José, Buenos Aires, Medellín, New York and now Orlando. From Guayaquil to Bogotá, San Salvador and New York. And, with the domestic operation it connects the cities of Quito, Guayaquil, San Cristóbal, Baltra, Cuenca and Manta.

Tickets are now on sale at MY App avianca, avianca.com, physical points of sale, and through travel agencies.

02 Oct 2023

Corporación Quiport is recognized as Socially Responsible Company 

The Ecuadorian Corporation for Social Responsibility & Sustainability (CERES), recognized as the most important network of committed organizations that promote social responsibility and sustainability in Ecuador, awarded Corporación Quiport the ESR Distinction (Socially Responsible Enterprise) for its outstanding commitment to social responsibility business and sustainable development in Ecuador. Quiport is part of a 55-companies group that received the distinction in a ceremony held on September 28.

To obtain the ESR distinction, Corporación Quiport passed a rigorous qualitative and quantitative evaluation process in various areas that included the management of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), business ethics, quality of life in the company, links with the community and preservation of the environment. In addition, Quiport’s focus on an economic, social and environmental vision within its policies and programs was recognized, beyond legal obligations, to meet the expectations of its interest groups.

“Being part of this select group of 55 companies recognized as socially responsible in Ecuador is a significant achievement for Corporación Quiport, and an impulse to continue strengthening our business practices aimed at generating a positive social impact, minimizing our environmental impact and maintaining high standards of quality,transparency and good governance,” commented Ramón Miró, president and general director of Corporación Quiport.

The ESR Distinction is an initiative of the CEMEFI (Mexican Center for Philanthropy) that has been awarded in Mexico for more than 20 years and in collaboration with CERES, has been awarded for the third consecutive year in Ecuador. This is the first time that Corporación Quiport participates in this dynamic of self-knowledge and institutional improvement.