Volaris to Return Route Network to 75% of Capacity Amidst Coronavirus Recovery

Volaris Airbus A320
Volaris Airbus A320 seen arriving on flight VOI966 from Mexico City. McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV, USA. Photo: Alan Wilson from Stilton, Peterborough, Cambs, UK / CC BY-SA

Mexican low-cost airline Volaris has announced that it will increase capacity in response to a gradual recovery in demand for the flights.

In September, the airlineis slated to operate approximately 75% of its capacity, a substantial uptick compared to the previously released schedule. This is equivalent to 86% of the capacity operated in September 2019, representing a significant growth in the airline’s capacity compared to the months of May, June, July and August.

Mexico City-based airline operated respectively 11%, 37%, 55% and 70% of its capacity throughout these months.

Volaris Operates Flights to 22 Cities in U.S.

Volaris is an ultra-low-cost carrier, with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Since beginning operations in March 2006, the airline has increased its routes from five to more than 142 and its fleet from four to 84 aircraft.

Volaris Airbus A320
A Volaris A320 landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Photo: redlegsfan21 / CC BY-SA

The airline offers more than 291 daily flight segments on routes that connect 41 cities in Mexico and 22 cities in the United States with one of the youngest fleets in the Americas. The airline targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business and leisure travelers in Mexico and in selected destinations in the United States and Central America.


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