Volaris will operate from Felipe Angeles International Airport
Volaris announced today, October 27, that it has decided to begin operations at AIFA from March 21, 2022, inaugurating two routes: Tijuana (TIJ) and Cancun (CUN).
The company stressed that it believes that it will be viable to operate at the terminal “after a complete analysis of the progress of construction, the progress of certification processes, the development of access routes. , efforts in terms of tariffs and aeronautical and operational safety. “
Volaris stresses that the expansion of AIFA does not change the current strategy, so it will continue to operate at AICM and in the 42 other Mexican airports in which it is currently present.
Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris, said: “In updating our strategy of continued expansion and growth in Mexico, where we carry around 25 million passengers, we have found that in the immediate area of the new airport alone, there is a market of 4.8 million potential customers. “
“The in-depth knowledge of the visitor segment visiting friends and family, our leadership in the Mexican domestic market and our expertise in operational security were instrumental in the decision to reach out to a new destination to continue to democratize air transport in Mexico, ”he concluded.
General Gustavo Ricardo Vallejo Suarez, construction manager of the Felipe Angeles and member of the Army Corps of Engineers, said on behalf of the Department of National Defense that “it is an honor to receive the support of the airline to the fastest growth in the national territory with the announcement of the first flights to destination. This firm decision is proof of the capacity that Volaris has demonstrated to face the challenges and opportunities of the future of aviation in the country. ”
Volaris will operate daily flights to Tijuana and Cancun from AIFA starting March 21, 2022, and ticket sales for these routes began today on volaris.com.