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Volaris revises its livery

Volaris revises its livery

Volaris (Mexico City) has revised its livery with the pending delivery of the pictured Airbus A320-271N (A320neo) N530VL (msn 7553).

The revised color scheme now includes larger titles and new lavender painted engines (replacing black painted engines).

Copyright Photo: Volaris Airbus A320-271N WL F-WWDI (N530VL) (msn 7553) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 939278.

 

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Volaris to start Durango – Chicago Midway service

Volaris (Mexico City) has announced new international service between the city of Durango and Chicago’s Midway Airport, starting on December 8 with twice a week flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

The new Durango-Chicago (Midway) service, flight schedules, including dates and times of operation, are announced as follows:

Durango, Durango – Chicago (Midway), Illinois
(Effective December 8, Tuesdays and Saturdays)

Departs Durango, Durango at 7:04 hrs., arrives Chicago, Illinois at 10:45 hrs.
Departs Chicago, Illinois at 12:05 hrs., arrives Durango, Durango at 16:22 hrs.

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-133 XA-VOA (msn 2771) named “Alejandra” and in the VISA Platinum special livery arrives in Las Vegas.

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Volaris arrives in New York

Volaris (Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V.) (Mexico City) on July 15 opened a new nonstop route from Guadalajara to New York (JFK). The new route operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The carrier now operates 140 routes to 62 destinations, of which 23 are international and 38 domestic.

Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 XA-VON (msn 3672) arrives in Las Vegas.

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Volaris inaugurates Leon – Los Angeles service

Volaris (Mexico City) announced the consolidation in Mexico’s Bajio region, with new international services connecting Leon, Guanajuato to Los Angeles, California operating four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. The new route started on June 8.

The new service helps consolidate Volaris positioning as the Mexican airline with highest number of routes throughout Mexico and to the US, totaling 140 routes to 61 destinations, of which 20 are to the US and 38 domestic. Since its inauguration, Volaris has transported over 49 million passengers, and of these nearly 7 million have been to the US. This number continues on the rise as a result of more than 220 daily flights.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-233 N506VL (msn 4828) named “Coral” arrives at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Volaris to expand into Costa Rica

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Volaris (Mexico City) has announced their expansion into the Costa Rica market with the launch of two new flights from Cancun, Quintana Roo and Guadalajara, Jalisco to Costa Rica’s capital city, San Jose, starting on September 10 with two flights per week.

Volaris is expanding its presence to Costa Rica as part of the carrier’s international growth plans, seeking to increase the country’s connectivity to Mexico’s most important cities as well the US market. Volaris CEO, Enrique Beltranena said: “We are extremely proud to announce flights to Costa Rica, a destination special not only as a natural and adventure tourism location, but also for their history and cultural heritage”.

“Two new services plus our innovative business framework make visiting Costa Rica easier than ever for our Customers in Mexico”, Beltranena added.

Separately, Costa Rica Minister of Tourism, Mauricio Ventura said, “Mexico is Latin America’s top issuing market for tourism by air, which is why Volaris’ bet strengthens the work we’ve done towards attracting more airlines and opening our markets by increasing the number of seats available to the destination and becoming a complement to traditional offerings with an option that provides good service at an affordable price,” the official said. “This also introduces an element of competitiveness in terms of fares to Costa Rica.”

To date, Volaris is the airline with the widest route network servicing Mexico and the US. The carrier has transported nearly 50 million passengers since it started operating in 2006, and this number continues on the rise as a result of more than 240 daily flights operated to 61 leading destinations, including 38 in Mexico and 23 internationally.

For those interested in the new service, flight schedules, including dates and times of operation, are announced as follows:

San Jose, Costa Rica – Guadalajara, Jalisco
(Effective September 10. Thursday and Sunday)

Departing Guadalajara, Jalisco at 7:20 hrs., arriving San Jose, Costa Rica at 9:55 hrs.
Departing San Jose, Costa Rica at 19:05 hrs., arriving Guadalajara, Jalisco at 23:30 hrs.
San Jose, Costa Rica- Cancun, Quintana Roo
(Effective September 10. Thursday and Sunday)

Departing San Jose, Costa Rica at 11:25 hrs., arriving Cancun, Quintana Roo at 14:40 hrs.
Departing Cancun, Quintana Roo at 16:15 hrs., arriving San Jose, Costa Rica at 17:35 hrs.

Copyright Photo: Eddie Maloney/AirlinersGallery.com. Volaris Airbus A319-133 XA-VOE (msn 3069) (Erick) arrives in Las Vegas.

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Volaris to introduce the new Airbus A321 on June 1

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Volaris (Mexico City) will introduce the new Airbus A321-200 initially on the Mexico City – Cancun route on June 1. This will be followed by the Mexico City – Moneterrey route on August 17 per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo below: Gerd Beilfuss/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A321-231 D-AZAN (msn 6558) became XA-VLH when it was handed over on April 20. A second A321 will follow.

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Volaris to fly to Puerto Rico

Volaris (Mexico City), as part of their active expansion, has announced the introduction of new international service from Cancun, Quintana Roo to the city of San Juan in Puerto Rico, effective July 2 operating with two flights per week.

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Volaris continues to strengthen its positioning as the Mexican airline with the most extensive route network throughout Mexico and the US, totaling 139 routes to 60 destinations – 22 international and 38 domestic. Since its inauguration, Volaris has transported nearly 50 million passengers, 7 million of which have been for international travel.

Cancun, Quintana Roo – San Juan, Puerto Rico
(Effective July 2. Thursdays and Sundays)

Departing Cancun, Quintana Roo at 11:30, arriving San Juan, Puerto Rico at 15:50.
Departing San Juan, Puerto Rico at 17:20, arriving Cancun, Quintana Roo at 19:40.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-233 N512VL (msn 5308) named “Judith” arrives at Las Vegas.

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