Mexican low-cost airline

Volaris is a Mexican low-cost airline. The airline is based in Mexico City. Its largest airline hub is at General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport in Tijuana. discrimina airline



Volaris was founded in 2005.[1] TACA Airlines and Televisa were among the initial shareholders. In 2009, the airline started flying from Mexico to airports in the USA after it began an agreement with Southwest Airlines.[2] When Mexicana de Aviacion stopped flying in August 2010, Volaris took over their slots at the Mexico City International Airport. [3] Southwest and Volaris stopped their agreement in 2013. [4] In 2015, Volaris started going to Guatemala City, Guatemala, San Juan, Puerto Rico and San José, Costa Rica. [5] In 2019, Volaris became Mexico's largest airline in terms of market share, partly because it offered lower prices. It passed Aeroméxico.[6]



  1. "Form F-1 REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 "Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. / Volaris Aviation Holding Company". Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. "Southwest Airlines, Mexican carrier Volaris to launch partnership Dec. 1". Dallas News. 28 October 2010.
  3. Sobie, Brendan (23 August 2010). "Volaris eyes Mexico City slots, looks to fill Mexicana's void". Flightglobal.com.
  4. Visit Volaris Airlines
  5. Mora, Evelyn Fernández. "Aerolínea Volaris inicia operaciones en Costa Rica con dos nuevas rutas a México". El Financiero, Grupo Nación.
  6. "Volaris is now No. 1 airline in Mexico for market share". Mexico News Daily. October 26, 2019. Retrieved July 21, 2020.