On March 28, Miami-Dade County and Volaris El Salvador officials celebrated the airline’s launch of three weekly roundtrip flights between San Salvador and Miami with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Miami International Airport. Volaris El Salvador will operate the new service with A320 aircraft that seat 174 passengers.
Volaris El Salvador is a low-cost subsidiary of Mexican airline Volaris based in San Salvador and a flag carrier for El Salvador. The San Salvador-Miami route is also served by American Airlines and Avianca. More than 260,000 passengers traveled between MIA and El Salvador in 2022. Volaris El Salvador’s Miami launch made it MIA’s 100th airline partner and 11th low-cost carrier. MIA is now home to 57 passenger airlines and 43 all-cargo carriers.