aerolineas en nicaragua

American and Spirit Airlines returns to Nicaragua

At 12:18 p.m. on November 30th, 2022, the Boeing 737-800 of American Airlines landed at Nicaragua’s international airport from Miami—after a pause on its operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 The airline will offer 2,240 seats a week, which will strengthen and diversify the options to visit Nicaragua by air.

Hours after, at 1:26 a.m. on December 1, another US airline returned to Nicaragua: Spirit Airlines, that will be flying between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Managua.

Both flights were received at the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport with the traditional water salute, welcoming and wishing the best for future trips and connections.

American Airlines and Spirit Airlines will fly to Nicaragua along with Avianca, Copa Airlines, and Aeroméxico, which have also resumed operations in the post-pandemic context.

About the airlines


American Airlines is the largest and most important US airline in Nicaragua, founded in 1930 it offers an average of 6,700 daily flights to 350 destinations in 50 countries.

Spirit Airlines, known for its low fares, has been operating since 1980 with more than 600 daily flights to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.