Tulum's Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus' 17 New Routes
Tulum's Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus' 17 New Routes

February 19, 2024
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February 19, 2024

Tulum's Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus' 17 New Routes

Tulum’s Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus’ 17 New Routes

TULUM, Mexico – Viva Aerobus, the renowned Mexican airline, has made a groundbreaking announcement that is set to transform the travel landscape. They unveiled plans to open 17 new routes connecting to and from the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), and one of these routes will take you directly to the enchanting paradise of Tulum. This vibrant coastal town, known for its stunning beaches, Mayan ruins, and bohemian atmosphere, will soon become even more accessible, courtesy of Viva Aerobus. What makes this even more exciting is the prospect of the Tren Maya, a major infrastructure project, having its very own station in Tulum.

Viva Aerobus is gearing up for this monumental expansion by dedicating a fleet of 12 aircraft to operate at AIFA. By the year 2024, they intend to offer an impressive 4.5 million seats to cater to the burgeoning demand for air travel.

Here’s a glimpse of the eagerly anticipated routes:

AIFA – Tulum / Tulum – AIFA Commencing operations on December 1, 2023

AIFA – Guadalajara / Guadalajara – AIFA Commencing operations on December 9, 2023

AIFA – Ciudad Juárez / Ciudad Juárez – AIFA Commencing operations on December 16, 2023

AIFA – Mérida / Mérida – AIFA Commencing operations on December 16, 2023

AIFA – Huatulco / Huatulco – AIFA Commencing operations on January 8, 2024

AIFA – Chihuahua / Chihuahua – AIFA Commencing operations on January 8, 2024

AIFA – Reynosa / Reynosa – AIFA Commencing operations on January 8, 2024

AIFA – Nuevo Laredo / Nuevo Laredo – AIFA Commencing operations on January 8, 2024

AIFA – Veracruz / Veracruz – AIFA Commencing operations on January 8, 2024

AIFA – Tampico / Tampico – AIFA Commencing operations on January 9, 2024

AIFA – Villahermosa / Villahermosa – AIFA Commencing operations on January 9, 2024

AIFA – Puerto Vallarta / Puerto Vallarta – AIFA Commencing operations on April 4, 2024

AIFA – Los Cabos / Los Cabos – AIFA Commencing operations on April 18, 2024

AIFA – Chetumal / Chetumal – AIFA Commencing operations on April 4, 2024

AIFA – Tuxtla Gutiérrez / Tuxtla Gutiérrez – AIFA Commencing operations on July 4, 2024

AIFA – Ciudad Obregón / Ciudad Obregón – AIFA Commencing operations on July 4, 2024

AIFA – Durango / Durango – AIFA Commencing operations on July 5, 2024

This significant development coincides with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s announcement that the new Tulum Felipe Carrillo Puerto International Airport is scheduled to open its doors in December. This promising synergy between Viva Aerobus and the burgeoning airport showcases the commitment to enhancing connectivity for travelers. General Isidoro Pastor, Director General of AIFA, expressed his gratitude to Viva Aerobus for their confidence in this new airport’s infrastructure, technology, security, and high-quality service. He stated that this historic expansion by Viva marks a turning point in Mexico City’s connectivity.

Tulum's Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus' 17 New Routes

With these new routes in the mix, Viva Aerobus will boast an impressive network of 27 routes to and from AIFA next year. This milestone comes on the heels of Mexico regaining its coveted Category 1 status in aviation safety. In a groundbreaking move, the Mexican government announced on September 20th that Volaris, Viva Aerobus, and Aeroméxico are collectively set to open 55 new routes. This ambitious endeavor is projected to facilitate the transportation of 3.6 million passengers annually, according to Jorge Nuño, the head of Mexico’s Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications, and Transportation (SICT).

The expansion of Viva Aerobus and the surge of new routes promise to usher in a new era of convenience and accessibility for travelers not only to Tulum but also to a host of exciting destinations across Mexico and beyond. Whether you’re planning a tranquil beach getaway or an adventure-filled exploration of Mexico’s diverse landscapes, the enhanced connectivity offered by Viva Aerobus is set to make your travel dreams a reality.

Tulum's Journey Takes Flight: Viva Aerobus' 17 New Routes
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