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.
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.
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.
Volaris (Mexico City) will start a new route linking the city of Leon in Guanajuato with Los Angeles, California. With four flights a week, the new service is scheduled to initiate operations on June 8, 2015.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-233 N518VL (msn 5488) named “Raul” prepares to land at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Volaris (Mexico City) announced today a new nonstop route to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from Guadalajara, starting on July 15, 2015.
Volaris has consolidated as the carrier with the greatest international connectivity from Guadalajara, where it now operates 20 international and 18 domestic flights, and to date has transported 16 million passengers, a number on the rise as a result of significant growth achieved by the carrier out of this city in 2014.
Copyright Photo: James Helbock/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-233 N524VL (msn 6161) names “Itzali” also includes a pink ribbon in fight against Breast Cancer.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) (formerly Royal Nepal Airlines) (Kathmandu) took delivery of its first Airbus A320 on February 7. The pictured Airbus A320-233 D-AXAR (msn 6445) (above) in the 2014 livery is also equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices. The aircraft became 9N-AKW on delivery and is named “Sagarmatha”.
Nepal Airlines is planning to introduce the new type on February 26 on the Kathmandu – Hong Kong route. The next day it will be introduced on the Bangkok route.
Nepal Airlines is moving to an all Airbus jet fleet. The airline has another A320 on order. The two A320s will replace two older Boeing 757-200s (below).
Above Photo: Nepal Airlines. Boeing 757-2F8C 9N-ACB (msn 23863) sports the original Royal Nepal Airlines colors.
Following a handover in Hamburg, the aircraft was welcomed at a ceremony attended by government and airline officials at its home base on arrival in Kathmandu.
Below Photo: Nepal Airlines. The interior of the first Airbus A320.
The aircraft has Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capability built-in, which enables the aircraft to fly precisely along predefined routes using state-of-the-art on-board navigation systems.
Nepal Airlines currently flies to four international destinations (Bangkok, Doha, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur) and 25 spectacular domestic locations in the heart of the Himalayas.
Top Copyright Photo: C. Brinkmann/Airbus (all others by Nepal Airlines).
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) will again add leased Airbus A320s on the following routes from Glasgow for the summer 2015 season according to Airline Route: Alicante (May 3), Barcelona (May 7), Faro (May 2), Ibiza (May 22), Mahon (June 23), Malaga (May 24), Murcia (May 22), Palma de Mallorca (May 1) and Rome (Fiumicino) (June 18).
The low-fare airline is also leasing an AirAsia X Airbus A330 for these routes next summer: Bodrum (May 24), Dalaman (May 23), Lanzarote (May 21), Palma de Mallorca (May 22), Paphos (May 20) and Tenerife Sur (May 22).
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Jet2 has leased Airbus A320s from Titan Airways in the past. Titan Airways Airbus A320-233 G-POWI (msn 2791) taxies at Palma de Mallorca while operating for Jet2.
Avianca Holdings S.A. (Avianca) (Bogota) reported operating income (EBIT) of $70.3 million for the third quarter (3Q).
As a result the operating margin for 3Q 2014 reached 5.7%, an increase of 130 basis points over the 2Q of 2014. The operating income (EBIT) for the nine-month period of 2014 was $170.1 million; as a result, the operating margin for the first nine months of 2014 was 4.9%.
Wizz Air (Budapest) has announced further enhancements to its low fare route network from Poland, with six new routes from five different airports. Flights to Glasgow from Katowice and Poznan will start on October 26 and October 28 respectively, from October 27 Warsaw will have a service to Bergen and Szczecin will be linked to London Luton, while two new destinations in the Netherlands will be added: flights to Groningen from Gdansk and flights to Maastricht from Katowice will start on October 28.
Groningen will become the 97th Wizz Air destination. Maastricht will become Wizz Air’s 98th destination.
With these six new services Wizz Air is now offering a total of 90 routes to 17 countries from Poland.
Wizz Air also announced further expansion at its Romanian bases Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara. The airline will deploy a fourth aircraft and launch three new services in Cluj-Napoca from December 20 and double its fleet at Timisoara bringing a second Airbus A320 and four new services to the base from November 1.
Only recently the airline had announced a new service from Cluj-Napoca to Nuremberg in Germany and with this announcement of seven international routes to Belgium, Italy, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland, Wizz Air is offering a total of 87 routes from seven Romanian airports.
Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-233 HA-LPF (msn 1834) lands at EuroAirport serving Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg.
Volaris (Mexico City) is coming to Portland, Oregon. Starting on October 6 Volaris will operate twice-weekly Guadalajara-Portland service according to Airline Route.
In other news, Volaris launched four new routes from Mexico City to Villahermosa, Tampico, Los Mochis and Oaxaca on June 17. Volaris will also increase from 2 to 4 daily frequencies on the Mexico – Monterrey route from July 15.
With these additions, Volaris now serves 19 domestic destinations from MEX.
Copyright Photo: Airbus A320-233 N514VL (msn 5337) named “Jorge” taxies from the gate at Los Angeles International Airport.