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About Volaris

Volaris is Mexico's second biggest carrier eclipsed only by Aeromexico. It is headquartered in Mexico City, the country's capital, and has its main hub located at Benito Juarez International Airport. Its other hubs can be found at General Mariano Escobedo International Airport in Monterrey, General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport in Tijuana and Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport in Guadalajara. It was founded in 2004 and commenced operations in 2005. It then began offering international flights in 2009, starting with services to Los Angeles and Oakland. It owns a fleet of over 60 Airbus aircraft.

Volaris operates flights to more than 60 airports across the Americas, around two-thirds of which are domestic destinations within Mexico. In addition to Los Angeles and Cancun, which are focus cities for the airline, its flights to Acapulco, Dallas, New York and Puerto Vallarta are also popular. Its only codeshare agreement is with the German airline Condor.

Online check-in

Passengers on Volaris flights within Mexico can check in up to 72 hours ahead of their flight's scheduled departure. For international flights, online check-in opens 24 hours prior to departure. Online check-in closes 1 hour before take-off on all routes. During online check-in, passengers can alter their seat assignment for the flight.

Passengers will need their ID documents, any visas that are applicable and their reservation information in order to check in. Only passengers with an e-ticket can check in online. Any passenger needing special assistance or travelling with children or pets must check in at the airport. Passengers checking in at the airport should do so a minimum of 1 hour before departure.

Hand luggage allowance

Passengers can board their Volaris flight with 2 items of hand luggage, as long these 2 items together weigh no more than a maximum of 7 kg. No item of hand luggage can be larger than 25 x 40 x 40 cm in size. This is to make sure that all hand luggage is able to fit in the available storage compartments in the aircraft's cabin. If passengers bring to many items, oversized items or overweight items, they will have to be carried in the hold. Depending on the passenger's checked luggage allowance, there may be a charge for this.

Checked baggage allowance

Passengers can check in 1 bag weighing up to 25 kg for a Volaris flight. They can also choose to purchase extra baggage allowance and check in up to 4 more bags, each of which can weigh up to 25 kg. Each item of checked luggage must have a combined width, length and height of no more than 160 cm. Items exceeding these size or weight limits will be subject to excess baggage charges. Passengers can also choose to take sporting equipment as part of their checked luggage allowance but depending on the type of sporting equipment extra charges may apply.

Airline Information

  • Airline name: Volaris
  • IATA code: Y4
  • Year founded: 2004
  • Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Website: volaris.com

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