A Viva Air aircraft rendering. (Photo: Airbus)

Interview: Viva Air Peru Pioneers as Airline Hits 20 Months of Operation

Viva Air, Irelandia Aviation's South American venture, has been bringing the ultra-low-cost model and the operational capabilities from the successful Ryanair to transform the way people fly in a region historically driven by concentrated legacy carriers. The holding first launched operations in Colombia in 2012, where the airline was successful in expanding the market base, flying a wide array of demanded routes, many which did not pass through the capital of Bogota. The airline offered greater connectivity across the country…