Vivaaerobus new routes

Vivaaerobus introduced five new domestic routes from Mexico City NLU between Monday 8 January and Wednesday 10 January. 8 January: Reynosa (daily) 8 January: Chihuahua (3-weekly) 8 January: Nuevo Laredo (weekly) 9 January: Huatulco (3-weekly) 10 January: Tampico (3-weekly) The ULCC currently faces no competition on any of its new routes as it continues to develop its base at Felipe Ángeles International […]

January 12, 2024 | Latest Route News +

TIJ-OAX,PBC

Mexico’s Vivaaerobus launched two new domestic routes from Tijuana to Oaxaca and Puebla, on Friday 20 October. The 2,665-kilometre service to Oaxaca will be maintained daily, while the 2,375-kilometre flight to Puebla will run 12-weekly with a 2-daily service each day except on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Both will be operated by the A320-famly aircraft. The airline will compete […]

October 23, 2023 | Latest Route News +

MID-PBC

Mexico’s Vivaaerobus launched a new domestic service between Merida and Puebla on Monday 2 October. The 930-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with the 240-seat A321 aircraft. The LCC faces no competition between the two cities. What they said Juan Carlos Zuazua, the CEO of Vivaaerobus, said: “We continue to improve […]

October 5, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Monterrey Launch

The Mexican city of Monterrey has a considerable 5.4 million people in its metro area. Its airport welcomed 10.94 million passengers in 2022, 2.1% below that of 2019. That recovery is impressive given the exit of what was the airport’s third-largest carrier, Interjet, which was backfilled by enormous growth by Vivaaerobus and Aeromexico in particular. […]

NLU - ACA

Mexico City’s newest airport, Felipe Ángeles International Airport (IATA code NLU), opened earlier this year on 21 March. Initially, Mexico’s three main airlines (Aeromexico, Vivaaerobus and Volaris) each operated daily service to two domestic destinations, with no route overlap. There was also a weekly service to Caracas with Conviasa, the airport’s first international route. Aeromexico […]

September 7, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America

Airport of Mexico

Mexico City’s new airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Felipe Ángeles (IATA code NLU) opened to much fanfare on Monday 21 March 2022. A pet project of the country’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new facility has been built on the site of a former military airfield at Santa Lucia, around 50 kilometres north-northeast of the historic […]

Last Week Americas January 17th

Analysis of Cirium schedule data for January 2022 and pre-pandemic January 2020 reveals that several airlines are now offering more seats from US airports than they did two years. The top six airlines for additional seats are two established ULCCs (Allegiant and Spirit), two new airlines (Avelo and Breeze) and two Mexican carriers (vivaaerobus and […]

January 17, 2022 | Airlines, News & Analysis, North America