SBA or Santa Barbara Airline is a Venezuelan carrier for both domestic and international routes. The company is headquartered at Caracas, Venezuela. The chief hub is at the Simon Bolivar International with La Chinita as a focus city. Started in 1995 the company has been in a constant upswing increasing its fleet size and routes. To further the growth of the company, SBA is in a proposed merger with Aserca Airlines. As of the last report of aviation routes SBA serviced Panama, Aruba, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, U.S and Venezuela with a fleet of 8 aircrafts mostly Boeings.
- Santa Barbara Airline offers complimentary food on both domestic and international routes. Meals are offered at appropriate times for Lunch, Snacks, Dinner; the food is especially prepared to offer the taste of local cuisine of Venezuela as well as international dishes for the travelers.
- Newspapers and Magazine of both domestic and international prints are available for the perusal of passengers.
- Many extra comforts and complimentary services are given to special passengers with medical conditions, expecting mothers and handicapped flyers in need of assistance like a liaison for their baggage, wheel chairs etc.
SBA offers its customers the privilege to sign in and check-in from the comfort of their home/office at a time of their choosing saving them the trouble of standing in queues. Online check-in is available till 1 hour prior to the departure. Boarding passes can be printed or downloaded to save time, energy and get a hassle free travel.