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Can you change the name on the Avianca flight?

At times, due to hurry in booking or any other reasons anyone can tend to make mistakes. This might even happen with the passengers' names on the booking. In this case, if the booking is made with Avianca Airlines, then you can relax and sit as Avianca name correction is available to allow you to make the required changes. There are various facts and information that you must be aware of beforehand so that the process can be easier for you. Avianca Airlines allows its passengers to make changes to the name so that the travel can be completed smoothly. The details that you might need are mentioned below. 

What is the name correction policy for Avianca?

One of the most basic steps you might need to go through is the Avianca name change policy. The guidelines of the policy that you must go through are listed below: 

  • Avianca allows you to make a few modifications to your booking. 
  • A complete change in name and then reselling the ticket is not allowed. You cannot assign the bought ticket to anyone else. 
  • For name changes due to marriage, you must provide a marriage certificate so that you can make the changes. 
  • For divorce, provide the decree or the certificate to be able to make the changes. 
  • You can add initials and extend the middle name without any extra name change fee.
  • You will be charged an additional fee for surname changes, spelling corrections, or the addition of a surname or first name.  
  • The name change is allowed till 3 hours before the departure time. 
  • Change is allowed only once for each ticket. More than one time, you cannot make changes. 

How do I change the name of the passenger in Avianca?

After getting to learn about Avianca's name change policy, you can go through to make the changes to the passenger's name through the online process. The detailed step-wise explained procedure is as follows: 

  • Reach out to Avianca's official website,, or dial +1 806 256 8457.
  • Then click on the "Manage booking" option, and retrieve the booking you have. 
  • On the advanced booking summary page, go to the menu icon, and from the list, click on the change option. 
  • No, you will get a drop-down list. Choose name change, and then once again, you will be forwarded to a form. 
  • On this form, make the required changes by entering proper information, such as the corrected name, flight details, other passenger details, etc. 
  • Once done, attach the required documents for verification. 
  • Now, click on the confirm tab. This will send the same for verification. 
  • Wait, then for a few seconds; you will get the confirmation if the changes can be done. 
  • Then, make the payment, after which you will receive a confirmation to the email address along with the ticket attached to the changes made. 

Apart from the mentioned online process, you can also go through the Avianca name correction process through the call process: 

  • On reaching the official page of Avianca, scroll to the end of the main webpage page and do click on the contact us option. 

  • This will advance you to the customer service page. 
  • Now, you will get the contact number 1 800 284 2622. 
  • Dial and contact an executive and ask the same to make changes for you. 

How much does it cost to change a passenger's name on Avianca?

For the booking with the airline, you make the changes by paying the Avianca name change fees. The name change fee is as follows: 

  • 60 days prior to the departure: $100 for an economy ticket and $75 for a Business class ticket. 
  • 30 days prior to the departure: $150 for an economy ticket and $100 for a Business class ticket.
  • 15 days prior to the departure: $200 for an economy ticket and $125 for a Business class ticket.
  • 24 hours prior to the departure: $250 for an economy ticket and $150 for a Business class ticket. 

What changes can you make to the passenger's name on the Avianca ticket? 

As per the Avianca name change policy, you can make the following changes to the booking you have made on the ticket. The changes allowed are as follows: 

  • Delete or Add Middle/ Last Name
  •  Change nickname to official names
  • Duplicate last names
  • Names with hyphens
  • Spelling mistakes
  • Name change due to marriage/ divorce
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