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Volaris El Salvador Becomes Miami International Airport’s Newest Airline

Officials from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Volaris El Salvador celebrated the launch of three weekly return flights between San Salvador and Miami on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The new route will be operated with a 174-passenger Airbus A320.


Giveaways for the first Volaris El Salvador passengers departing MIA – Courtesy MIA

On Wednesday (March 29, 2023), Miami International Airlines (MIA) announced the addition of the airport’s newest airline, Volaris El Salvador. Officials from the airport and airline celebrated the launch of Volaris El Salvador’s new route between San Salvador and Miami, which started on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The route will be operated three times weekly with a 174-passenger Airbus A320. San Salvador-based Volaris El Salvador is a low-cost subsidiary of the Mexican airline Volaris and the national flag carrier of El Salvador.


Cutting the ceremonial ribbon were: Volaris El Salvador Regional Manager Manuel Andreu; Consul General of El Salvador in Miami Ricardo Ernesto Cucalón; MIA Director and CEO Ralph Cutié; Sonia Castro, Director of Constituent Services, Office of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Kevin M. Cabrera; MIA Deputy Director Ken Pyatt; and MIA Deputy Director Basil A. Binns II – Courtesy MIA

The route between San Salvador and Miami is also served by American Airlines and Avianca. During 2022, over 260,000 passengers traveled between MIA and El Salvador. Volaris El Salvador is now Miami International Airport’s 100th airline partner and 11th LCC. MIA is now served by 57 passenger airlines and 43 all-cargo carriers.


Volaris El Salvador passengers enjoy traditional Salvadorian refreshments before the inaugural flight from MIA – Courtesy MIA


Source: Miami International Airport

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