TACA AirlinesTACA Airlines is a Central American airline based in El Salvador. The name was originally an acronym that meant Transportes Aereos Centroamericanos (Central American Air Transport). It is also a holding company that comprises five airlines that make up Grupo TACA. Because its expansion to South America meant it would be flying between the three Americas, its slogan name was changed to mean American Continent Air Transport. Currently TACA Airlines flies to most major airports in the Western Hemisphere. TACA Airlines has three main hubs: El Salvador International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador, Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru, and Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. TACA International Airlines flies to 40 different countries.
The five airlines that comprise Group TACA airlines are Aeronica (Nnicaragua), Aviateca (Guatemala), Lacsa (Ccsta Rica), TACA in El Salvador and TACA in Honduras. Of this group, only TACA Lacsa Airlines operates flights with its own flight numbers. Its hub is located at Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. TACA Peru is now an important member of the group, and it is considering opening airlines in Panama, Argentina, and Chile that will be named after their perspective countries of origin with the intent to compete with other large Latin American airline groups such as Copa Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, and the LAN Airlines group.
For those who wish to know where TACA Airlines flies, you need only remember that it has scheduled flights to almost all of the major airports in the Western Hemisphere. TACA Airlines also owns Aeroman, an airport maintenance company. With state of the art facilities that consist of hangar, shops, and warehouse in San Salvador, it is one of the top three providers of aircraft maintenance in the world. This partnership allows TACA Intl Airlines to make sure that all of the equipment in their fleet is in top-notch condition and that routine maintenance is performed at required intervals, lessening the possibility for down time or an accident because of a mechanical failure.
TACA Airlines reservations can be made online or over the telephone. A passenger can arrange for an assigned seat on TACA Airlines online at TACAairlines.com. In addition, you can check TACA Airlines prices and flight schedules. Reservations can also be changed online for a slight fee depending on how much advance notice you give.