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Volaris is a Mexican low-cost airline. The airline is based in Mexico City. Its largest airline hub is at General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport in Tijuana.

History

Volaris was founded in 2005. TACA Airlines and Televisa were among the initial shareholders. In 2009, the airline started flying from Mexico to airports in the USA after it began an agreement with Southwest Airlines. When Mexicana de Aviacion stopped flying in August 2010, Volaris took over their slots at the Mexico City International Airport. Southwest and Volaris stopped their agreement in 2013. In 2015, Volaris started going to Guatemala City, Guatemala, San Juan, Puerto Rico and San José, Costa Rica. As of 2016, Volaris is Mexico's second largest airline, after Aeroméxico.

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