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Viva Aerobus Increases Domestic Destinations and Beats Passenger Record

Viva Aerobus surpassed its monthly passenger record for the second time in a row in June after reaching 1.36 million registered passengers. According to a press release, the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier increased passenger counts by 31% compared to June 2019. For its part, the company's load factor was 88.1% for the month, one of the highest nationally and internationally, as well. “In addition to consolidating ourselves as one of the first airlines to overcome the demand prior to the pandemic,…

VivaAerobus Moves Key Operations to Terminal A at Monterrey Hub

Mexican low-cost carrier VivaAerobus immediately moved its Mexico City, Cancún, Guadalajara and Tijuana operations at its Monterrey hub to Terminal A, citing a surge in summer travel. All arrivals and departures for those cities will now be attended to at Terminal A. The change was made effective July 1 and…

Viva Aerobus Reaffirms Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

As part of LGBT+ Pride month, Viva Aerobus inaugurated its new Viva Store at the Puerto Vallarta International Airport with the airline's rainbow logo as a permanent testament to its commitment to diversity. According to a press release published by the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier, this commitment is materialized in various…

LATAM Colombia Recovers Its Schedule to 100%

LATAM Colombia announced Friday the growth plan that the company will execute in the second half of the year in the country, which raises an investment that will be reflected in the incorporation of three Airbus 320 aircraft, the adaptation of maintenance infrastructure and human resources and the 20% growth…

Volaris Announces Incorporation of Eight A320neo Aircraft In 2021

Volaris, the ultra-low-cost carrier that operates in Mexico, the U.S. and Central America, announced the addition of eight A320neo aircraft to its fleet in 2021, in addition to the three aircraft from its purchase order with Airbus, thus closing the year with at least 98 aircraft. Volaris has been able…

Airbus Celebrates Five Years in Mobile, Ala.

Airbus celebrated five years of operation at its single-aisle production facility in Mobile, Ala. on Monday. The company made Mobile its first U.S.-based manufacturing plant in 2015 with 250 employees and the goal of bringing the production of its most popular narrow body jet, the A320 family, closer to its…

Avianca to Resume Its International Operations From El Salvador

After more than six months without operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Avianca has announced it is ready to gradually resume its flights from its hub in El Salvador on September 19, once the authorities allow the arrival and departure of international flights to the country. In its initial connectivity…

Avianca Resumes Operations in Colombia

Avianca announced that on September 1 the carrier will return to the Colombian skies, connecting from Bogotá to destinations such as Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena, Cúcuta, Medellín, Montería, Pereira and San Andrés; From September 7 it will restart operations from Bogotá to Pasto, Santa Marta and Villavicencio, and from Medellín…

Laudiamotion to Close, Transfer Assets

Ryanair Group low-cost subsidiary Laudamotion has announced that it will cease operations by the end of 2020. Its assets will be transferred to a new airline called Lauda Europe, which has begun the process to receive certification in Malta, ch-aviation reports. Lauda Europe, which plans to receive its Air Operator…

Viva Aerobus Adds Mexico City to Los Angeles and Houston…

Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus started serving Geroge Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Los Angeles International Airport from its Mexico City hub on July 16 and July 17, respectively. A new domestic route to Tampico from Mexico City was also launched by the airline on July 16 as well.…