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A Volaris Airbus A320 sitting at the carrier's hub at Guadalajara International Airport in Mexico. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Albert Kuan)

Mexico’s Volaris and VivaAerobus Expand to Colombia and South America

This week Mexican Low-Cost Carriers (LCC's) Volaris and VivaAerobus officially announced the expansion of their international operations to Colombia and South America. Volaris and VivaAerobus will begin flying to Bogotá, Colombia later this year, with VivaAerobus being first in line to launch service on August 21, followed by Volaris on October 6. Both LCCs announced the start of Colombia-bound flights to a trade show audience at the 2021 Vitrina Turística ANATO convention in Bogotá on Wednesday. Currently, the only LCCs…

Iberia Restores Latin American Services as Spain Reopens to More…

Iberia announced this week that it is restoring services to most of its destinations in Latin America. The news comes as the Spanish government has re-opened Spain to more foreign travelers. The Spanish flag carrier will also be increasing frequencies to selected destinations for the summer season. Iberia's 2021 summer…

VivaAerobus to Launch Guanajuato-San Antonio Service

VivaAerobus is expanding its presence at San Antonio International Airport, launching service to Mexico's Guanajuato state to help stimulate further leisure traffic from Southern Texas. Starting May 1, the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier will add a new direct flight from San Antonio to Bajío International Airport, serving the Greater Bajío region,…

Volaris Commemorates 15 Years Flying With ‘Quinceañera’ Special Livery

Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris is celebrating 15 years of operations this month, and to commemorate the special anniversary, the airline unveiled an all-new quinceañera-themed paint design on one of its Airbus A320neo aircraft last week. The airline's "15th Birthday" is no small occasion, especially in Mexico, and Volaris is offering…

Former Interjet Pilots Taking On New Roles at Expanding Volaris,…

As Mexican Low-Cost Carrier Interjet remains non-operational and in an indefinite state of collapse due to financial difficulties, many former Interjet pilots have found work this past month flying the same kind of passenger jets for Mexico's second- and third-largest carriers, Volaris and VivaAerobus. Interjet was the third-largest carrier in…

Aeromexico Secures COVID-19 Testing Partnership for U.S.-Bound Travelers

In response to the new COVID-19 testing requirement for international air travelers entering the U.S., Mexico's largest carrier Aeromexico has reached agreements with two large medical laboratories in Mexico to provide discounted COVID-19 testing and benefits for its travelers in Mexico and those on partner airline Delta Airlines. Aeromexico currently…

Interjet Cancels All Flights Through 2020

Mexican low-cost carrier (LCC) Interjet has notified its employees that it will not be operating any flights for the remainder of 2020. The airline's operations are shut down from Dec. 18 through the end of Dec. 31, and sources close to the airline's finances have mentioned to local news sources…

Mexican LCC Volaris Unveils Wonder Woman Livery on A320neo

Mexican low-cost carrier (LCC) Volaris has partnered with motion picture producer Warner Bros. Pictures to wrap one of its Airbus A320neos in a special livery dedicated to DC Comics superhero Wonder Woman. The special livery is a cooperation between the two companies to promote the new film, "Wonder Woman 1984"…

Volaris To Resume Several Routes Between Mexico and US

Volaris is resuming a large number of transborder services between Mexico and the U.S. in August. Mexico's largest low-cost carrier will be strengthening its operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Costa Rica, operating more flights, and resuming a number of point-to-point services to multiple destinations across Mexico. Volaris is also…

Interjet Now Only Operating Sukhoi Jets to 14 Domestic Destinations

Mexican carrier Interjet will only fly 14 domestic routes from its Mexico City hub when it restarts more services beginning June 16, all of which will be operated by the airline's Sukhoi SuperJet 100-95B jets. In May, the airline only operated flights to six domestic destinations — Cancún, Guadalajara, Monterrey,…