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15-May-2019 10:57 AM

Volaris reports no airline competitors on 24% of its network

Volaris stated (13-May-2019) that 24.5% of its total capacity (ASM) in 2018 had no airline competition. The carrier compared figures for some bus routes as follows:

  • Culiacan-Tijuana:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN564 (USD29.42), flight duration: 2.2 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN1100 (USD57.37), travel duration: 15.5 hours;
  • Guadalajara-Tijuana:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN979 (USD51.07), flight duration: 3.1 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN2774 (USD144.70), travel duration: 31 hours;
  • Mexico City-Tijuana:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN1097 (USD57.21), flight duration: 3.8 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN1805 (USD94.14), travel duration: 29.7 hours;
  • Guanajuato-Tijuana:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN842 (USD43.91), flight duration: 3.2 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN2676 (USD139.55), travel duration: 25.8 hours;
  • Cancun-Mexico City:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN664 (USD34.62), flight duration: 2.6 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN1205 (USD62.84), travel duration: 25.9 hours;
  • Durango-Tijuana:
    • Volaris average fare: MXN1497 (USD78.06), flight duration: 2.6 hours;
    • Bus average fare: MXN2263 (USD118), travel duration: 20.2 hours. [more - original PR]

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