Viva Aerobus announces new charter flights in the US from Cancun to Chicago, Illinois and Newark, New Jersey.

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

to Mexico.


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:, 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 for flights to the US and 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, 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.

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