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Mexican Carriers Start April with Good News

Although Latin America is going through a difficult time due to new outbreaks of COVID-19, positive news has come out in Mexico regarding the development and recovery of its airline sector. Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra-low-cost airline, surpassed one million passengers in March 2021, a growth of 67.7% compared to last February. In a press release, the carrier announced that in March 2020, the month when the pandemic began to affect passenger demand in the aviation industry, Viva Aerobus achieved an…

Volaris Shares 2020 Results, Projects 2021 Performance

In a recent interview with the adn40 newscast, the CEO of Volaris, Enrique Beltranena, said that the Mexican ultra-low-cost airline ended the last quarter of the year operating at 95% of its capacity. “In Dec. 2020, Volaris reach out to operate at 102% compared to the same month in 2019.…

Viva Aerobus Reports Positive 4th Quarter Results, Aims for Increased…

Viva Aerobus reported its operating and financial results for the 2020’s fourth quarter and its annual 2020 results, reflecting a positive trend in the airline's efforts to increase flights to meet the needs of its growing customer base. According to the airline's press release, Viva Aerobus' leadership team attributes the…

Viva Aerobus Transported More Than 8 Million Passengers in 2020

Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra-low-cost airline, closed the year with more than 8 million passengers flying and a load factor of 80.5%. Viva Aerobus informed that in December 2020 it registered more than 1.1 million passengers transported, an increase of 15% compared to November 2020. These statistics are also close to…

Aeroméxico To Operate Around 11,000 Flights in December

In December, Aeromexico will achieve an 84% recovery in the domestic market and 41% in the international market, with an offer of almost 11,000 flights, the airline announced Nov. 11. In a press release, the Mexican airline indicated it will increase frequencies to 31 national and international destinations. In the…

Viva Aerobus Increases Its Operations and Plans for November

Viva Aerobus announced that during November it will operate 109 routes (96 domestic and 13 international), which will be adjusted in line with market trends. In addition, this month the carrier will offer the same number of seats registered in November 2019. In a press release, the Mexican ultra-low-cost-carrier announced…

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…

Viva Aerobus Adds Mexico City to Los Angeles and Houston…

Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus started serving Geroge Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Los Angeles International Airport from its Mexico City hub on July 16 and July 17, respectively. A new domestic route to Tampico from Mexico City was also launched by the airline on July 16 as well.…

VivaAerobus Receives First Airbus A321neo

VivaAerobus took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo in a low-key delivery ceremony on July 1. According to Aerolatinnews, the Airbus A321neo will remain at the Viva Aerobus base in Monterrey to carry out final operational tests and certification. It is estimated that the aircraft’s inaugural commercial flight will be…

How Latin American Airlines are Looking to Bring Back Passengers…

After weeks of lockdown orders as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the aviation industry fallout that ensued, LATAM and Avianca Holdings were forced to file for Chapter 11 U.S. bankruptcy protection earlier this year. Peter Cerdá, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Regional Vice President for the Americas, recently…