All-women crew handle Viva Aerobus 70th delivery

An all-women crew stand alongside a new Viva Aerobus Airbus A321neo.
Photo Credit: Viva Aerobus

A team consisting entirely of women have handled the arrival of 70th aircraft for Mexican low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus.

The new Airbus A321neo aircraft, registered XA-VXI has arrived at Monterey International Airport on delivery to the Mexican carrier Viva Aerobus from the Airbus facility in Hamburg in Germany.

Photo Credit: Viva Aerobus

Notably, the entire operation was handled by female operational staff, including aircrew, ground and administration staff, flight operations and engineering support operatives.

The latest aircraft inducted into the carriers all-Airbus fleet takes the total of A321’s to 28. The airline also operates 42 A320 family aircraft. Data from Planespotters shows an average age of 5.2 years across the entire fleet of Airbus aircraft.

In other news for the Mexican airline, flight services from Quito, Ecuador to Cancún International Airport are planned to commence in June this year.

Photo Credit: Viva Aerobus

Viva Aerobus will offer a thrice weekly service on the international route from June 2023, according to local news source the Mexico Daily Post.

Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa announced the new route service stating via her social media channels: “We continue to connect Quintana Roo with more destinations in the world.”


“Now with the new international route, starting in June, VivaAerobus Cancun-Quito will have a frequency of three flights per week. It is the first route that will directly connect both destinations.”

Photo Credit: Viva Aerobus

About Viva Aerobus

Viva Aerobus is a Mexican low-cost airline that was founded in 2006 and began operations in 2007. The airline has its headquarters in Monterrey, Mexico and operates flights to various destinations in Mexico, the United States, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

One of the main focuses of Viva Aerobus is to provide affordable air travel options to its customers. The airline operates a fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft, which are known for their fuel efficiency and reliability.

This allows Viva Aerobus to keep its costs low and offer competitive fares to its customers.

The airline offers various fare options to cater to the different needs of its customers. The most basic fare includes only a seat and a personal item, while other options include additional baggage, seat selection, and other services such as priority boarding and inflight meals.

This allows customers to choose the level of service they need, based on their travel requirements and budget.

Viva Aerobus has been recognized for its commitment to safety and has received various awards for its on-time performance and customer service.

The airline has implemented rigorous safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of its customers and crew. Additionally, the airline has a strong focus on customer service and is dedicated to providing a positive travel experience to its customers.

The airline has also implemented various sustainability initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.

This includes using more fuel-efficient aircraft, reducing waste, and implementing programs to offset carbon emissions. Viva Aerobus is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and being a responsible corporate citizen.

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