Mexico's second largest airline, Volaris (Y4), also known as Concesionaria Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A. de C.V., is a low cost carrier providing flights to a number of domestic and a few international destinations. It currently operates more than 47 aircrafts, with nearly as many under order. Its main base is the Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City, others being Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport, Guadalajara and General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport, Tijuana. Volaris Airlines' focus cities in the international market are in the state of California Los Angeles. They are Sacramento, San Jose, Los Angeles and Oakland, there being 19 weekly flights from the last destination. The latest additions to the list of cities catered to by Volaris includes Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Guadalajara.
Classes of Service
Being a low cost airline, Volaris maintains an all economy class seating. All seats are ergonomically designed to deliver greater comfort, with a larger than usual seat pitch and width. The airline offers a number of in-flight amenities to make the journey for all passengers a memorable one.
Travelers aboard Volaris can order from a specially prepared on-board menu called Entre Nubes, that is placed in the back pockets of every seat. Choose from a range of snacks and beverages that are offered at a pocket friendly price.
A relaxation package, comprising of a pillow, sleep mask and earplugs is provided to all passengers.
Young travelers are offered an attractive coloring book and a backpack with special goodies.
Volaris TV, an in-flight entertainment system keeps you engaged with the choice of several music channels, movies, TV shows and more.
The on-board magazine, V Magazine, offers plenty of interesting reads on entertainment, fashion, music, travel and much more.
Volaris allows web check-in on all its domestic as well as international flights. Passengers can now check-in online, pre-book their seats and receive their boarding pass even before arriving at the airport. For domestic flights, the service opens 72 hours prior to scheduled departure up until 1 hour before. Web check-in for International flights is open between 24 hours and 1 hour before the flight.
Rewards, Programs and Perks
Volaris Airlines offers a frequent flyer program called VClub. Members of VClub can accrue points to their account, each time they fly with Volaris. Benefits of being a VClub member include low air fares as compared to regular passengers, extremely low last minute fares and instant ticket upgrades. Membership is given out to individuals as well as a group of up to 6 members, in case you are frequent fliers with a couple of friends, colleagues or family members.