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    TACA Airlines

    Contact details


    Reservations: 1-800-400-TACA (8222).


    TACA Airlines Check-in

    TACA recommends that passengers check in at the airport at least three hours prior to their scheduled flight departure.

    Online check-in is available from 24 hours before your flight to three hours before the scheduled departure. You cannot check in online if you’re traveling with your pet or need special services.

    TACA Airlines baggage allowance

    Carry-on: One item with a maximum weight of 22lbs and total linear dimensions (length + height + width) of 45in.

    Checked: TACA Economy class allows two checked items with maximum weight of 50lbs and total linear dimensions of 62in.

    Excess: A $55 fee per piece is charged for bags weighing between 51-70lbs. A $100 fee is charged for bags weighing 71-100lbs.There is a $200 charge for all bags after the second piece, and overweight and oversized charges apply as well.

    TACA Airlines legroom

    Seat pitch: 30-32 inches.

    Pre-arranged seating

    Available. Travelers can also request seats by calling TACA reservations.

    Passenger change details

    TACA Airlines allows refunds and flight changes up until the date of the originally scheduled flight.  Passengers must outlay the fare difference and any upgrades will be lost.

    Child fares

    Children under two years of age may travel with TACA on an infant fare ticket, which is 10 percent of an adult fare. Infant tickets do not include a seat assignment, baggage allowance, or meal service.

    Senior fares



    TACA does not accept live animals as checked baggage on any flights. Some animals (cats and dogs, including seeing-eye dogs) are accepted for transportation in the cabin. This costs $125 each way plus tax, unless the pet is carried in lieu of any other carry-on items, in which case there is no charge.

    Carrying musical instruments

    Instruments may be checked, carried on as baggage, or can "sit" in its own seat. There is no additional cost for checking your instrument as long as its weight does not exceed more than 22lbs.

    In-flight service

    On flights between one and one and half hours, complimentary snacks and soft drinks will be served. Flight from one and a half to three hours will get meal service and three or more hours will get a hot meal. There are two ways to enjoy the entertainment on board: the overhead system or your own personal monitor where you can have control of what you watch.

    Air miles

    The airline's frequent flier program is called LifeMiles.

    Airline food link

    View the In-Flight Services page to see what food is offered on your flight. See photographs taken by fellow fliers of meals they’ve been served and read reviews at

    In-flight magazine

    TACA’s monthly magazine is entitled Explore.

    Airline alliances

    TACA is a member of the Star Alliance. 

    Airline overview

    TACA, or Transportes Aereos del Continente Americano (Air Transport for American Continent), flies to 50 destinations worldwide.