Avianca was founded as Scadta (Sociedad Colombo Alemana de Transporte Aéreo, in english, "Air transport Colombian-German Society") by the germans Werner Kaemerer, Stuart Hosie y Alberto Tietjen; and colombians, Ernesto Cortissoz (the 1st ever president), Rafael Palacio, Cristóbal Restrepo, Jacobo Correa y Arístides Noguera, in 5th December of 1919 at Barranquilla (Colombia).
Avianca (first era)
Avianca (second era)
This one was used from 2005-2007.
This one is still used, until the merger with TACA becomes complete.
TACA merged into Avianca from 2013.