Concerning aeronautic transportation, Bolivia is an emergent country. The
country has several reliable airlines. Companies that attract our attention are
BOA / Boliviana de aviación :
BOA is the national airline, young and dynamic, it mostly deserves cities that
are far from the capital and the eastern Bolivia.
Airline: BOA - IATA CODE: OB
Created in 1998 Amaszonas is an airline that owns as center the city of
Trinidad in the Amazon, operating with smaller planes. You might use it to join
Rurrenabaque or Trinidad.
Airline: AMASZONAS - IATA CODE: Z8
This small airline with surprising French name covers since 2005 the western
cities and the north of Bolivia, and from a short time, almost all Bolivia’s
Airline: AEROCON - IATA CODE: A4
TAM are the initials of Transporte Aero
Militar that is the national airline connected to the Ministry of Defense
in Bolivia. It connects a lot of cities including the ones only accessible by
of travels and flying times
La Paz / Santa-Cruz de la Sierra: 1 hour
La Paz / Sucre: 45 minutes
La Paz / Tarija: 1 hour
La Paz / Cusco: 55 minutes
La Paz / Rurrenabaque: 40 minutes
La Paz / Uyuni: 1 hour
Sucre / Santa-Cruz de la Sierra: 35 minutes
Itineraries are given
without stop. To this day, most of flights have a stop in the cities of
Cochabamba or Trinidad.
All itineraries do not have daily flights. Information is not exhaustive.
Checked and cabin luggage in Bolivian flights
Airlines in Bolivia use for some itineraries smaller planes
(about 60 passengers). In these planes, checked luggage cannot exceed 20kg
(about $35 USD per additional kilogram). Cabin luggage cannot exceed 5kg and
must be small. Additional kilos will be at the expense of the travelers.
Warning: Some airports in Bolivia are located in altitude they are on
climate-sensitive. This situation can cause flight delays and sometimes flight
cancellation. Airlines also can change without prior notice the flights
schedules; for instance, a flight planned on the morning can be changed to the
afternoon, and inversely. So your travel program can be perturbed or modified.
In these cases, we might try to find the most appropriate situation for the
satisfactory continuation of you trip but you will not have any compensatory