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…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: SAHSA

While the small Central American country of Honduras does not currently have a flag carrier, that was not always the case. Honduras’ original flag carrier was Servicio Aéreo de Honduras S.A., abbreviated to SAHSA, which formed in the 1940s to bring commercial service to the rural country. The original funding…