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Viva Aerobus Reports Strong September Traffic Figures, Surpassing 2019

In September, Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus registered more than 1.23 million passengers carried, an increase of 27% compared to September 2019. These statistics show Viva Aerobus's strong planning and execution in the Mexican market in recent months, which has led to a significant upward trend compared to pre-pandemic occupancy levels and a total load factor of 80%. According to a press release, the total number of passengers transported between January and September surpassed 10.65 million, which is equivalent to…

Viva Aerobus Inaugurates New International Route

On Sep. 2, the District Tourism Institute of Bogotá, ProColombia, the concessionaire of Bogotá's El Dorado International Airport OPAIN, and the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus, made the official launch of the airline's new route between Mexico City and Bogotá. Although the route began operations on August 21 with 2…

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…

Aeroméxico Launches Routes to Europe, South America

Mexican flag carrier Aeroméxico continues to gain ground in long-range flights from different hubs in Mexico amid signs of recovery as it looks to capitalize by inaugurating new international routes. In a press release, Aeroméxico announced its new route between the Monterrey, Mexico and Madrid, which will begin on Dec.…

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,…

Aeromexico To Launch First Non-Stop Service Between Guadalajara and Europe

Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico has announced it will be launching non-stop flights to Madrid, Spain from its secondary hub in Guadalajara beginning December 15. Aeromexico will fly its Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets three times weekly from Mexico’s second-largest city direct to the Spanish capital. The new non-stop service from Guadalajara…

Viva Aerobus Announces its 50th Airbus A321

Viva Aerobus held an official welcome ceremony for its 50th aircraft at the Monterrey International Airport, a new Airbus A321neo with registration XA-VBM, which is distinguished by a decoration alluding to this emblematic expansion of the airline's fleet. In a press release, the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier informed that the new…

Aeromexico Seeks to Add 12 Boeing 737 MAXs to Its…

Aeroméxico is currently working to incorporate new aircraft into its fleet with plans to add 12 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the coming months, with the first arrival planned for October. In a press release, the Mexican carrier stated that these orders were in addition to the 28 that…

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…

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…