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Viva Aerobus announces its new route Culiacan-Tijuana

Published Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mexico City; August 1, 2017.- Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra-low-cost airline, offers to its customers the new Culiacan-Tijuana route. Passengers can already buy their tickets from $ 648 pesos. This route will start operations on November 1 with six weekly flights and it is part of Viva Aerobus constant expansion strategy in its domestic flights, showing its commitment to Mexico.

With this launching, Viva Aerobus celebrates 13 new routes so far in 2017, reaching a total of 78 routes to 34 different destinations. Thus, it strengthens the connectivity of the country with a real low cost option.

Therefore, Viva Aerobus reaffirms its commitment to connect Culiacan at the best price, offering now a total of 5 routes from this city with destination to Monterrey, Guadalajara, La Paz, Los Cabos and Tijuana. Thus, Viva Aerobus is the second operator with more destinations from Culiacan and celebrates 10 years of continuous operation in this city with a growing demand. In fact, in the first half of 2017 the number of passengers who traveled to and from Culiacan increased 54% over the same period of 2016, having transported more than 100,000 passengers during this first semester.

Besides, this new route is added to more than 30 weekly flights that Viva Aerobus already offers to travelers from Tijuana, giving them the opportunity to fly with a quality service at the best price on 4 different routes to Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey and, now, to Culiacan. This launch responds to the growing preference of passengers traveling to and from Tijuana. In the first half of 2017, more than 200,000 passengers were transported, a 56% increase over the same period of the previous year.

"We are excited with this announcement, because we know that each of our new routes becomes a watershed in the industry for the benefit of all travelers thanks to the most competitive prices in the market. Proof of this is that more than 3.6 million passengers have chosen us as their flight option this first half of 2017, which represents a 42% increase over the first half of 2016. And in this new route, we expect to transport more 90,000 people during its first year of operations”, said Juan Carlos Zuazua, General Director of Viva Aerobus.

Viva Aerobus will operate this new route with Airbus A320 aircraft, which integrate one of the newest fleets in Mexico and the region, which advanced technology offers the highest standards in safety and quality.

Passengers can buy their tickets on Viva's official website: https://www.vivaaerobus.com/en in VivaTiendas, calling the Call Center 0181 82 150 150 or at any point of sale of Grupo IAMSA such as Omnibus de México, ETN, TAP, Primera Plus, Aers, TMT Caminante, La Línea and Autovías.

About Grupo Viva Aerobus

It is the holding of several companies, including the airline Viva Aerobus.

About Viva Aerobus

Viva Aerobus is Mexico's low-cost airline. It started operations in 2006 and today operates the youngest Latin American fleet with 22 Airbus A320, including two A320neo on 78 routes and 34 different destinations. With a clear vision to give all people the opportunity to fly, Viva Aerobus has democratized the airline industry with the lowest rates in México and the lowest costs in Latin America, making their flights the best value offer.