Awarded 'Best Airline in the Caribbean and Central America' by Skytrax, TACA Airlines (TA) is the national airline of El Salvador. The airline has its main operating hub located at the El Salvador International Airport and is headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador. TACA Airlines operates scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 50 destinations across Central, South, North America and the Caribbean. Some of the famous travel destinations that the airline covers are Los Angeles, Miami, Medellin, Caracas, San Salvador, Havana, Panama City, Toronto, Lima and many more. From exciting in-flight entertainment to delicious cuisines, TACA Airlines offers everything required for a memorable journey.
Classes of Service
Experience a new level of comfort and luxury with TACA Airlines. The airline offers two classes of service: Business Class and Economy Class.
Business Class: Seats in the Business Class are extremely comfortable and come with features like extra legroom, headrest, lumbar support, superior reclining and much more. Passengers can also enjoy complimentary food and get to choose from a wide range of alcoholic beverages, meaning a splendid time for your taste buds. Looking for entertainment? Don't worry you won't be disappointed. The airline offers an exciting collection of movies, music albums and television programs.
Economy Class: The fares are less but the services aren't. Economy Class offers everything from delicious meals, exciting entertainment to comfortable seats. For your entertainment, the airline offers the latest blockbuster movies and television programs, while the comfort aspect is well taken care of curtsy the luxurious seats. From delicious sandwiches, hot meals to amazing desserts, the dining experience offered is what we call as truly outstanding.
TACA Airlines has been named the 'Best Airline in Central America' curtsy the range of amenities that it provides. These are some of the amenities offered on-board.
•Extra spacious seats that are equipped with features like lumbar support, superior reclining, armrest and much more.
•Complimentary meals for Business Class passengers that include everything from snacks, meals to desserts. Passengers can also enjoy alcoholic beverages on-board.
•Exciting in-flight entertainment which includes a collection of movies, music albums and television programs.
TACA Airlines offers three ways of check-in: web check-in, self check-in and check-in counters. It's advised to reach the airport a few hours before the departure time to avoid any hassles during the security check procedures. Please carry your boarding pass at all times as without it you won't be allowed to take the flight.
Web Check-In: Now select the seat of your choice from your home or office and beat the long queues at the airport. Web check-in is fast, efficient and it saves a lot of energy. All you require is a laptop and an internet connection, and you are good to go. Web check-in time ranges from 24 hours up to an hour before the flight's scheduled departure time.
Self Check-In: Passengers can also self check-in using the airport kiosks. The procedure is really simple, find your flight on the touch screen, select the seat of your choice from the ones available and print your boarding pass. If done correctly, the procedure should not take more than 60 seconds.
Check-In Counters: Check-in at the airline counter where you'll be greeted by a representative of the airline. Your baggage would be checked, your identification documents seen and afterwards you'll be handed the boarding pass. Slightly old fashioned but is still one of the most popular ways of check-in.
Customer Rewards Programs and Perks
TACA Airlines offers a frequent flyer program to reward its loyal customers. The more you travel the better the rewards become.
LifeMiles: Join LifeMiles and earn bonus miles every time you fly with the airline. The amount of miles earned depends on the class of travel and also the total distance traveled. Passengers can also earn these bonus miles for using the services of TACA's non-airline partners including car rental agencies, hotels, shopping stores and many more. Meaning whether you are on the ground or in air, you are never far away from the rewards zone. Passengers can redeem these bonus miles for special rewards like airline tickets, hotel stays and much more.
TACA Airlines has defined separate rules for Carry On, Checked and Excess Baggage.
Carry On: Passengers can carry a hand bag for free provided it doesn't weigh more than 22lbs. Passengers are also allowed to carry an additional item which can be anything from a laptop bag to a purse.
Checked: Passengers in the Business Class are given 'free checked allowance' for two bags provided they don't have a combined weight of more than 70lbs. For Economy Class passengers, the free checked allowance limit is two bags which should not have a combined weight of more than 50lbs.
Excess: If your baggage exceeds the 'free checked allowance' limit, then it is considered as Excess Baggage. The fee for excess baggage is USD 2.50 for every additional kilo.
Itinerary Modifications and Cancellations
If you want to change the travel date, then make sure you do it as soon as possible, as the more time you take the bigger the penalty is. If you rebook, then you'll be charged a small penalty fee along with the fare difference. Refund facility is only available for Elite and Flexible Fare tickets, however if you have a non-refundable ticket, then you won't get any refund for cancellation. If you can't travel on your scheduled date for any reason, then your ticket would hold no value.
•For infants who are under 2 years, passengers can get up to 90% discount on the airfares. For infants between 2-11 years, the discount is offered on some specific routes only.
•Pets are allowed in the Cabin Area provided they don't weigh more than 20lbs with the case. A fee is also charged which ranges from USD100-125 depending on the route.
•Sporting equipments are allowed as checked baggage provided they are packed correctly and don't have sharp edges. If the sporting equipment weighs more than the free checked limit, then it would be counted as excess baggage.