BOGOTA, Colombia, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Viva Air, Latin America’s leading low-cost airline, announced a new direct international route between Miami and Santa Marta. This will be the first direct route ever offered between the two cities, with rates starting from $174 USD round trip. Tickets are currently available to book on www.vivaair.com, with the first flights departing December 18th, 2018.
“We are happy to announce our new international route Miami-Santa Marta-Miami. In the first year we expect to carry more than 31 thousand customers, giving them the opportunity to travel to Colombia with our low fares,” said Felix Antelo, CEO of Viva Air.
Viva Air will operate 3 flights per week between Miami and Santa Marta on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:38am. The airline has offered direct flights from Miami to Medellin since December 2015, carrying more than 150,000 passengers.
With this new route, Viva Air will connect the region while further positioning Colombia as a major tourist destination for US travelers.
For more information about Viva Air’s service to Santa Marta, visit: https://vivaair.com/en-co/cheap-flights/international-fares/to-colombia/miami-santa-marta
About Viva Air
Viva Air is the leading group of low cost airlines in Latin America. It is currently headquartered in Colombia and Peru, with a network of domestic and international flights. It began operations in 2012 in Colombia and in 2017 in Peru, changing and revolutionizing the way of flying with low prices. With the recent purchase of 50 new aircraft Airbus 320, 15 CEO (current engine option) and 35 NEO (new engine option), the group plans to expand its model throughout the region.
Viva Air has the experience and support of Irelandia Aviation, leading developer of low cost airlines in the world, led by Declan Ryan and his team, one of the founders of Ryanair. Irelandia has successfully developed 6 airlines using this model to date, which are: Ryanair in Europe, Tiger Airways in Asia, Allegiant in the United States, VivaAerobus in Mexico, Viva Air Colombia and Viva Air Peru. These airlines combined add a fleet of more than 500 aircraft and have transported more than 1 billion passengers.
SOURCE Viva Air