TACA is based in South America and operates flights from its main hubs located at at Comalapa International Airport in San Salvador, Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima and Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José, Costa Rica. It is a group of five independently owned Central American airlines.
TACA is a traditional airline operating scheduled services on both domestic and international routes. In May 2012 TACA will become a member of Star Alliance.
Like most traditional airlines, it offers two service classes on its flights – Business Class and Economy Class. TACA has also a frequent flyer program called LifeMiles that provides various benefits. The airline serves free refreshment on board on both its service classes.
TACA - Basic info
|IATA / ICAO code||TA / TAI|
|Airline hubs||San Jose (SJO), San Salvador and Lima|
North America and South and Central America: 8
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|Frequent flyer programs||LifeMiles|
Cessna Grand Caravan
|Onboard refreshments||included in the ticket price|
TACA - Check-in, Baggage Allowance & Fees
|Payment options||VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners, Interbank, Banco de Credito BCP, Safetypay|
|Cabin baggage||weight: 10 kg, dimensions: height + length + width = max. 115 cm|
|Checked baggage||weight: 23 kg, dimensions: height + length + width = max. 158 cm 2 pieces|
|Excess baggage||USD 50 - USD 130 / bag|
|Online check in||Yes|
TACA - Competitors
|LAN Airlines||strong||4 shared routes (25%)|
|American Airlines||strong||4 shared routes (25%)|
|TAM Linhas Aereas||weak||2 shared routes (13%)|
|AVIANCA||weak||2 shared routes (13%)|
|TAME Linea Aerea del Ecuador||weak||2 shared routes (13%)|
|Copa Airlines||weak||8 shared destinations (50%)|
TACA - Routes
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