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Viva Aerobus announces its new route Leon-Tijuana

Published Friday, September 8, 2017

Mexico City; September 7, 2017.- Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra-low-cost airline, strengthens its presence in the country with the launching of its new Leon-Tijuana route. Passengers can now buy their tickets to fly this new route that will start operations on December 7 with three weekly frequencies (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) and an average cost per single trip from $ 1,058.

This new route is a further step in the strategy and commitment of Viva Aerobus to connect Mexico by making plane travels more accessible, having, so far this year, a total of 14 new routes. Thus, Viva Aerobus actually offers 79 routes to 34 destinations.

With this highly demanded route, Viva Aerobus expects to transport more than 60,000 passengers in the first year of operation, with the aim of remaining as one of the preferred options to fly in both destinations.

During the first 7 months of the year, the airline reported an 84% increase in the number of transported passengers to and from Leon in comparison to the previous year, having attended more than 96 thousand customers. In the case of Tijuana, Viva Aerobus reported a 50% increase in the number of passengers transported in the same period, with more than 295 thousand satisfied customers.

"Each new route is an opportunity for tourism, business and economic development in the country. All of this is part of a story that we started in 2006 as the real ultra-low cost option in Mexico. We are committed to national connectivity, which is a key element for our growth. According to data from the DGAC, we were the airline with the largest increase in the number of domestic passengers with a 36% growth in the period January-July 2017", said Juan Carlos Zuazua, general director of Viva Aerobus.

Viva Aerobus will operate this new route with Airbus A320 aircraft, having the newest fleet in Mexico and one of the most moderns in the world, committed to the highest standards in security 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 79 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.