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El Salvador is a republic on the Pacific Coast of Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras. As the smallest country in the region, El Salvador is second only to Guatemala in population, and is the most densely populated republic on the mainland of the Americas. Although traditionally a rural country, it has experienced extensive migration to urban areas in the 20th century, and nearly one-third of its population lives within the metropolitan area of San Salvador, the capital and largest city. The country was named El Salvador, which is Spanish for "the saviour," in honour of Jesus Christ.

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22Dec14updateVeca Airlines commenced operations on November 23, with charter flights from San Salvador Int'l to San José Juan Santamaría and Panamá City Tocumen Int'l.
AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy

 Aerolineas Salvador



1985^ - 1997Inactive  

 Aerovias Latino-Americanas

1947* - 1947Inactive  

 AESA (Aerolineas de El Salvador SA)

1960* - 1991Inactive  

 LASA (Lineas Aereas Salvadorenas)

1995* - 1999InactiveLASA was created in 1995 and closed in 1999 

 TACA Airways (TACA El Salvador)

1939 - 1950RenamedTACA Airways was founded in 1931>Avianca

 TACA International Airlines

1950 - 2013RenamedTACA merged with Avianca on 27May2013 & renamed as Avianca El Salvador>Avianca

 TAES (Transportes Aereas de El Salvador)

1988* - 1994Inactive  

 Veca Airlines

2014 - dateActive  

 Vuela Airlines