UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20546

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of July, 2019

Commission File Number: 001-36142

 

 

Avianca Holdings S.A.

(Name of Registrant)

 

 

Aquilino de la Guardia Calle No. 8, Panama City,

Republic of Panama

(+507) 205-600

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F   ☒            Form 40-F  

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):   ☐

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AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.

MATERIAL INFORMATION

Bogotá D.C., July 23, 2019

The Company informs that Fitch Ratings has downgraded Avianca Holdings S.A. from “B-” to “RD”, while removing the Negative outlook. The full report issued by Fitch Ratings is available on the Company’s website (www.aviancaholdings.com ) under “Investor Relations––Avianca Holdings S.A. Issuances—Bond Documents.”

For further information please contact:

Avianca Investor Relations

+ 571-5877700 ext. 2474, 1349

ir@avianca.com

ABOUT AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.

The terms “Avianca Holdings” or “the Company” refer to the consolidated entity. The original source-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version, Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the source-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.—Avianca, Tampa Cargo S.A., incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos S.A.—Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines S.A., incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses S.A.—LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transamérican Airlines S.A.—TACA Perú, incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales S.A.—SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costeña S.A., incorporated in Nicaragua, and Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V.—ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: July 23, 2019

 

AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.
By:  

/s/ Richard Galindo

Name:   Richard Galindo
Title:   Vice President Senior General Counsel
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