Volaris Announces New Nonstop Flights To Morelia And Leon

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For Immediate Release
August 20, 2014

Volaris Announces New Nonstop Flights To Morelia And Leon

Low Cost Travel Now Available from Bay Area to Central Mexico


Oakland, CA – August 20, 2014 – Volaris Airlines, headquartered in Santa Fe, Mexico D.F., has announced plans to fly nonstop from Oakland International Airport (OAK) to Morelia, Michoacan (MLM) on November 3, 2014 and OAK to Leon, Guanajuato (BJX), Mexico beginning November 5, 2014. Volaris will begin serving Morelia with twice weekly departures on Mondays and Fridays, and once weekly departures to Leon on Thursdays. The airline also offers Bay Area travelers’ nonstop flights to Guadalajara and Mexico City from OAK.

The new nonstop flights are scheduled as follows:

Mondays and Fridays
Depart Arrive Depart Arrive
23:00 04:55 16:25 18:55
Thursdays Wednesdays
Depart Arrive Depart Arrive
02:10 08:00 22:30 00:50

Flights are now available to book at Volaris.mx at fares consistent with Volaris’ low cost, buy ahead approach. Volaris’ innovative pay per service plan, know as Tu Decides, allows travelers to specifically select which services they need for their travel is also available. Bookings are available through all Volaris’ sales channels including online at http://www.volaris.mx/, their Call Center at 866-988-3527 or with any of their authorized travel agencies.

“We are pleased that Volaris is continuing to grow at OAK by offering these nonstop flights to the Bajio Region of Mexico, an area with many unique connections to residents in the San Francisco Bay Area and the East Bay in particular” said Deborah Ale Flint, Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland.

The city of Morelia is a Unesco World Heritage Site where visitors will enjoy a rich cultural experience of museums, galleries, architecture, and regional cuisine. Leon, the 5th largest city in Mexico, is a colonial town offering modern industrial assets, shopping and dining and is home to one of Mexico’s top ten convention centers. Leon also provides easy access for visitors to nearby San Miguel Allende, a popular vacation destination for Bay Area residents. Additionally, members of the Mexican community currently residing in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area will have quicker and easier opportunity to visit families and friends with the new service to both cities.

Volaris, Mexico’s second largest carrier began service at Oakland in July 2009 and operates from Terminal 1.

About Volaris
Volaris is Mexico’s most efficient low cost airline, offering its Clients a unique travel experience, operating the country’s youngest and most modern fleet, composed of 26 A320 airplanes averaging 4 years in service. Volaris has 48 routes connecting 25 cities in Mexico and six in the U.S., including Los Angeles, Oakland/San Francisco, San Jose, Chicago, Las Vegas and Fresno. The carrier started operations in March 2006, and has over 1,800 Ambassadors – or employees – committed to offering outstanding service to Clients and suppliers.

Media contact for Volaris: [email protected]

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About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport and Oakland International Airport. The Port’s jurisdiction includes 20 miles of waterfront from the Bay Bridge through Oakland International Airport. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland.

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