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 U.S. SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of September 2020

Commission File Number: 001-36142

 

 

Avianca Holdings S.A.

(Name of registrant)

 

 

Edificio P.H. ARIFA, Pisos 9 y 10, Boulevard Oeste

Santa María Business District

Panama City, Republic of Panama

(+507) 205-7000

(Address of principal executive office)

 

 

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Avianca Holdings S.A.

Bogotá D.C., September 28, 2020. - Avianca Holdings S.A. (OTCUS: AVHOQ, BVC: PFAVH) (“Avianca” or the “Company”) informs that, as reported in the press, Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca (“Aerovías”), one of the Company’s Colombian subsidiaries, received notice of a ruling from the Colombian Supreme Court ordering Aerovías to pay damages in an amount of COP$ 500,000,000 (equivalent to approximately USD 129,300 at today’s exchange rate) to the Colombian Association of Civil Aviators (“Acdac”), in connection with an appeal filed by Adcac regarding certain events that took place in 2003.

About Avianca Holdings S.A. (OTCMKTS: AVHOQ) (BVC: PFAVH)

Avianca is the trademark for the group of passenger airlines and cargo airlines under the holding company Avianca Holdings S.A. Avianca has been flying continuously for 100 years. As of December 2019, the Company had over 21,000 employees, operated a fleet of 158 aircraft and served 76 destinations in 27 countries within the Americas and Europe. In 2019, the Company carried 30.5 million passengers, generating revenues of approximately US$ 4.6 billion.

Contacts

Investor Contact

Avianca:

Luca Pfeifer, Head of Investor Relations

ir@avianca.com

(571) (5877700)

U.S. and Europe Media Contact

Avianca:

Viviana Escobar, Corporate Communications

viviana.escobar@avianca.com

Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher:

Leigh Parrish

lparrish@joelefrank.com

+1 212 355 4449

Central America Media Contacts

Avianca:

Viviana Escobar, Corporate Communications

viviana.escobar@avianca.com

LLYC:

Alejandra Aljure, Director

aaljure@llorenteycuenca.com

Colombia and South America Media Contact

Avianca:

Viviana Escobar, Corporate Communications

viviana.escobar@avianca.com


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the U.S. 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: September 29, 2020

 

AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.
By:   /s/ Richard Galindo
Name:   Richard Galindo
Title:   General Secretary