Interview with Viva Air Group President & CEO
Viva Air Group President and CEO Felix Antelo has more than 20 years experience in the aviation industry, working across Latin America. He joined the carrier in 2018, having previously served as CEO of LATAM Airlines Peru from 2014 to 2018. In addition, he has held a variety of positions at LAN/LATAM Group, including as Commercial Director in Ecuador; Sales Director and Commercial Director in Argentina and Commercial Vice President in Chile and in Brazil. Mr Antelo is also Business Administrator of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Argentina and was the Director of AMCHAM Peru (American Chamber of Commerce of Peru).
Viva Air is one of the leading ultra low cost carriers in Latin America. Founded by LCC development pioneer Irelandia Aviation and launched in 2012, the carrier has expanded across Latin America and launched its own subsidiary, Viva Air Peru, in 2016. From its bases in Medellin and Bogota, the carrier’s network covers 18 domestic and five international destinations. With 23 A320neo aircraft due to be added to its fleet by the end of 2024, Viva Air plans to expand rapidly throughout Latin America in the next few years.
Moderator: IATA, Regional Vice President The Americas, Peter Cerda
Speaker: Viva Air, President & CEO, Mr. Felix Antelo
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