Avlo was due to be launched on April 6, but this was delayed until April 26 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has since postponed again, with no date yet set for its launch.

The first Avlo service was due to introduced with three round trips per day between Madrid and Barcelona with an intermediate stop in Zaragoza. A fourth round trip was to be added in May with a fifth in September.

Renfe presented the first series 112 high-speed train it has converted for the service in January, when it also launched the sale of tickets.