Cancun-Chicago flights will start operations on February 17; and Cancun-New
York-Newark flights will begin in March 31.
Viva Aerobus will operate these 2 new routes in collaboration with the US tour
operator Vacation Express.
We continue strengthening our commitment to meet the needs of all types of
travelers, in this case foreign travelers looking to enjoy the incredible beaches
offered by the Mexican Caribbean through personalized travels: Juan Carlos
Zuazua, general manager of Viva Aerobus
Oct.19, 2017. – Viva Aerobus, Mexico’s ultra-low-cost airline, continues
to diversify its expanding flight offerings. For the first time, Viva offers Cancun-Chicago
charter flights (with 1 weekly frequency starting on Feb. 17, 2018) and Cancun-New
York-Newark charter flights (with 1 weekly frequency starting on Mar. 31, 2018).
Passengers can purchase tickets from $130 for both destinations.
Viva Aerobus will operate these two new routes in collaboration with the US tour operator
Vacation Express. Vacation Express is one of the largest tour operators in the
southeastern United States and has more than 25 years of experience in bringing travelers
With these new routes, Viva Aerobus serves its growing and varied passenger market,
particularly in Cancun, where Viva has operated for more than 10 years and has reported
a significant growth of 28% between January and August 2017, compared to the same
period of the previous year.
Viva Aerobus already offers 14 destinations from Cancun and celebrates the launching of
20 new routes so far this year, reaching a total of 85 routes (seven international) to 36 different destinations (five international).
“We continue strengthening our commitment to meet the needs of all types of travelers,
offering them a variety of options that allow them to enjoy personalized travels with a real
ultra-low-cost option. This way, more people will be able to enjoy the experience of flying
with us wherever they want, especially those who wish to enjoy the wonders that the
Mexican Caribbean offers “, said Juan Carlos Zuazua, general director of Viva Aerobus.
“We are very excited to work hand in hand with Viva Aerobus and to strengthen ties
between Mexico and the United States to boost tourism. This alliance promises greater
accessibility for Mexican and US travelers seeking to enjoy the beauties of both countries”,
said Rene Jongmans, President of Vacation Express.
In addition to these two new routes, Viva Aerobus will also operate charter flights from
Cancun to other destinations in the United States for Vacation Express, and also from Los
Cabos and Puerto Vallarta to destinations in Canada for Sunwing Vacations, the tour
operation division of the largest integrated travel company in North America.
Passengers can buy their tickets on Viva’s official website:
https://www.vivaaerobus.com/en, in VivaTiendas, by 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. For more information on
these charter flights, please also visit www.vacationexpress.com for flights to the US and
www.sunwing.ca for flights to Canada.
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 23 Airbus A320, including two A320neo on 85 routes seasonal to
36 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.
About Vacation Express
Vacation Express, one of the largest tour operators in the southeast United States, has been in
business for over 25 years. The company is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and began its operation in
1989 offering air/land vacation packages to Jamaica. The company introduced its first charter flight
to Cancun from Atlanta in 1992. Throughout the 1990’s, Vacation Express rapidly grew to become
the premier charter operator in the Southeast and Midwestern part of the US. During this growth
decade, Vacation Express added an extensive scheduled air program to the Caribbean, Mexico and
Costa Rica from most U.S. cities. Air/land and hotel only packages are offered to nearly twenty
popular tropical destinations offering flight options on all U.S. and other major airline partners.
Today Vacation Express is a member of family-owned and operated, Toronto-based Sunwing
Travel Group Inc., Canada’s leading vertically integrated leisure travel company, and has sold well
over 2 million vacation packages to its exotic destinations.
About Sunwing Airlines
Sunwing Travel Group is the largest integrated travel company in North America, comprised of
Sunwing Vacations, a leading leisure tour operator in Canada, Sunwing Airlines, Canada’s premier
leisure airline, Signature Vacations, one of Canada’s leading tour operators for all-inclusive package
vacations, SellOffVacations.com and Luxe Destination Weddings, travel retail businesses, Blue
Diamond Hotels & Resorts, an innovative hotel management company operating resorts under the
Royalton, CHIC and Memories brands, Vacation Express, a growing tour operator in the United
States, and NexusTours, which provides destination management services to individuals, agencies,
tour groups, corporate businesses and tour operators.