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Avianca is the national airline of Columbia, the world's second oldest airline behind KLM. Avianca offers 122 routes with both domestic and international flights available, with a fleet of 163 planes. Most of Avianca's destinations lie within South American and Latin America, though the airline operates a decent number of full-service flights to destinations in the Southern United States as well as Europe. Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, maintains partnerships with airlines such as United, Lufthansa, Aeromexico, and Iberia, and manages several subsidiary airlines offering regional service to South American destinations.