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A Volaris Airbus A320 with Sharklets (Photo: Ian McMurtry)

Volaris Obtains Certification to Operate as Salvadoran Flag Carrier

On Tuesday, August 24, Low-cost airline Volaris received its Air Operation Certification and Operation Permit from the Salvadoran Civil Aviation Authority. The authorization allows the airline group to establish “Vuela El Salvador” (Volaris El Salvador), a new subsidiary in El Salvador with which it ensures its expansion plan in Central America. "Our mission as a government institution is to work on projects that promote the development of the air sector in our country, where our technical team joins the work…

Avianca Launches 23 New International Routes in Bid to Capture…

Colombian flag carrier Avianca announced this week that it would continue its network expansion, making one of the biggest in Latin America even larger with the launch of 23 new international routes. This comes after the carrier inaugurated six domestic and international routes already this year: Medellín, Colombia to Cancún,…

Avianca Strengthens Network, Increases Number of Routes by 77%

Avianca started the year by strengthening its operation, increasing its routes by 77% and its frequencies by 124% compared to October throughout its network. Julián Laverde, Avianca's Vice President of Network Operations, commented in a press release that “For several months our efforts have been focused on improving operational processes…