Viva inaugurates its new international route to Punta Cana from Colombia

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Viva inaugurates its new international route to Punta Cana from Colombia
Félix Antelo, Grupo Viva
Source: Dattis
March 18, 2022

The airline continues with its ambitious international expansion plan and begins operations on its tenth international route

As the company that turned the capital of Antioquia into the new axis of air connections between Colombia and the continent, and with the aim of continuing to expand the international air market, Viva announces the start of operations of its new Medellin - Punta Cana route , with four flights a week and connections from Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena and Lima.

The new route, which today has its inaugural flight from Medellín to Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, plans to transport more than 50,000 passengers during its first year of operations, while allowing a reduction in market rates of up to 30 %, known as the 'Viva Effect', allowing Colombians to find tickets from USD 149 each way, departing from Medellín. From Bogotá, Cartagena and Cali making a connection through the Medellín Hub, they can be purchased from USD 169 each way.

The 'Super Low Cost' airline, which promotes air inclusion in Colombia, will fly from Medellín to Punta Cana on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. With this there are already 12 international routes that Viva operates from At Viva we like that you can fly more, paying less ww your Medellin Hub, which makes it easier for travelers from other cities to connect quickly to multiple destinations in Colombia and America.

“We are very motivated by the inauguration of a route that promotes tourism and the economic development of the entire region, such as Punta Cana. Added to this inaugural flight is the start of operations of our 14 domestic routes, which also begin operations this month. and demonstrate the local and international scope of Viva, as well as its purpose to guarantee air inclusion and connectivity in the country and the continent. In this sense, our route network will continue to grow and will provide more connection opportunities to all travelers with Colombia and the world, through our Medellín HUB”, said Félix Antelo, CEO of Grupo Viva.

"From ProColombia we celebrate the entry into operation of this new route that will connect the Dominican Republic with Medellín. So far in 2022, we have received announcements of 19 new international routes, which is a reflection of the great moment that the reactivation of international tourism is going through. in our country, thanks to the trust of airlines like Viva," said Flavia Santoro, president of ProColombia.

Today the connection network of the 'Super Low Cost' airline, thanks to the new international route and its 14 new routes in Colombia, reaches 44 domestic and 12 international routes, highlighting 23 beach destinations, through which the The Company strengthens its leadership as "The Kings of the Beaches" by promoting sustainable tourism and the economic reactivation of destinations highly demanded by its travelers, giving them the opportunity to fly with the 'Super Low Cost' model, in which they pay only for what they they need and are mobilized with the best punctuality standards in the country.

More details about the new Medellín – Punta Cana (MDE-PUJ) route:
Operation date: March 18, 2022.
Four flights a week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday: Medellín - Punta Cana 11:50 am; Punta Cana - Medellín 4:11 pm
Connections from Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena and Lima.
Expected passengers in the first year: more than 50,000.
Introductory prices: from USD 149 final per way originating in Colombia and USD 119 final price per way originating in Punta Cana.
From Bogotá, Cartagena and Cali: USD 169 per way.


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