VivaAerobus Now Traveling to Chicago to Connect with Monterrey

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VivaAerobus Now Traveling to Chicago to Connect with Monterrey

- Travel can be booked now, fares at US$ 125, full price

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra low fares airline, announced today their ongoing international expansion with the launch of their new route to Chicago from Monterrey.

The new route will initiate operations this upcoming October 14 with booking already underway, and fares at only US$ 125, total price.

Flights are scheduled to service the route directly from Monterrey to Chicago's Midway Airport and vice versa.

Initially, the schedule for the new route is programmed as follows:


Origin

Destination

Departing

Arriving

Frequency

Monterrey

Chicago

11:15

14:50

Monday and Friday

Chicago

Monterrey

15:50

19:25

Monday and Friday




And starting November 11:


Origin

Destination

Departing

Arriving

Frequency

Monterrey

Chicago

6:15

9:50

Monday and Friday

Chicago

Monterrey

10:50

14:25

Monday and Friday




VivaAerobus introduced the low cost model into the Mexican market. The carrier launched operations in 2006 and has been servicing the US market since 2009 with two flights from Monterrey to the cities of Houston and Las Vegas with fares up to 70% below the competition.

Starting now, Chicago's Latin American community, and the general public, will have access to a great connectivity low fare option and the excellent service that will take them to the most important city in northeastern Mexico.

"Our arrival in Chicago is part of our international expansion plan here in the US. Offering our service to this city's market represents a great opportunity for VivaAerobus," said Roberto Valdez, the airline's Commercial Director.  

With this new route VivaAerobus helps strengthen business, tourism, cultural, and leisure relations between the two major locations.

Travel can be booked online starting now at www.vivaaerobus.com.

VivaAerobus started operations in November 2006 and currently operates a fleet of 15 Boeing 737-300 airplanes with capacity for 148 passengers. The carrier services a total 54 routes of which 2 are to cities in the United States. VivaAerobus' hubs are located in Monterrey, Mexico City, and Guadalajara.

During the five years the carrier has been operating, it has transported 8 and a half million passengers, offering an ultra low cost travel scheme and attaining an average 78% occupancy rate.

VivaAerobus has been reaching the US market since 2009 and with the new Chicago route, now services three international destinations on its roster.

Media Contact:

Alejandra Ochoa

Public Relations VivaAerobus

Tel. +52 (81) 1341-6709, 82150-527

Based out of the city of Monterrey, NL, VivaAerobus is Mexico's ultra low fares airline. The carrier started operations in November 2006, and was created with the combined expertise of IAMSA and Irelandia. VivaAerobus operates a fleet of 15 Boeing 737-300 aircrafts to 54 domestic routes and 2 routes to the United States.

IAMSA, is Mexico's leading passenger ground transportation company. IAMSA operates a fleet of 9,000 buses throughout 22 states in the country, transporting over 260 million passengers a year, reaching over 70% of the population. IAMSA employs more than 24 thousand people.  

Irelandia, the Ryan's family investment mechanism, are the founders of Ryanair, the largest and most successful low cost airline in Europe. Irelandia is one of the leaders in developing low cost air travel throughout the world. They are also investors in other companies including Singapore's Tiger Airways.

SOURCE VivaAerobus

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