VivaAerobus Now Reaches Chicago

- The Chicago - Monterrey, México route begins operations with fares starting at US$ 125, full price

Oct 14, 2011, 16:06 ET from VivaAerobus

MONTERREY, Mexico, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra low cost carrier, extends their offering to the US market with a new route connecting the cities of Chicago and Monterrey, Mexico.

Operations for the new international route begin today and booking is available at the lowest prices in the market, starting at US$ 125 full price.

Travelers will have a direct flight from Chicago's Midway Airport to the city of Monterrey in Mexico and vice versa.

The new VivaAerobus international route will initially fly twice a week, and will later be extended to three times a week during the high seasons. Flight itineraries are available online at

With the kick-off of the new route, VivaAerobus now offers six international destinations departing from Monterrey and to cities in the United States.

This route is uniquely important, given the significant economic, cultural, and leisure exchange opportunities that exist between these markets, both vital locations for the economies of both countries.

"At VivaAerobus we are making great strides in our expansion into the US market, and with this new destination we now reach six cities. These actions help us solidify our offering and commitment to our users, servicing them with the best routes and the most affordable prices in the market," said Juan Carlos Zuazua, VivaAerobus CEO.

The new route will serve to strengthen commercial, tourism, cultural, and entertainment ties between both locations.

"On behalf of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we are pleased to welcome VivaAerobus as our newest airline partner," said Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino. "This new route will provide substantial economic, cultural and leisure opportunities for both cities. VivaAerobus' emphasis on affordability and convenience fits in perfectly with Midway's reputation as the nation's premier airport for point-to-point, value-fare service."

Travelers can book their trips online at, as well as by calling the VivaAerobus Call Center.

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 16 Boeing 737-300 aircrafts to 46 domestic routes and 6 routes to the United States.

IAMSA, is Mexico's leading passenger ground transportation company. IAMSA operates a fleet of 9,000 buses across 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, is the Ryan's family investment mechanism, and 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.

Contact: Eduardo Gonzalez
Tel. +52 81 89980553

SOURCE VivaAerobus