Viva Air expands into new markets with AVIAREPS

04 July 2022

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AVIAREPS to support Viva Air as General Sales Agent in Brazil and Argentina

AVIAREPS has been appointed by Viva Air as General Sales Agent (GSA) in Brazil and Argentina. AVIAREPS, the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 65 offices in 48 countries around the world, is already responsible for the airline’s sales, marketing, reservation and ticketing activities in Mexico and the United States. Now, these markets will be joined by Brazil and Argentina. With the appointment of AVIAREPS, Viva Air aims to expand its presence in these markets.

Viva Air, headquartered in Rionegro, Colombia, and formerly known as VivaColombia, is the fastest growing low-cost carrier in Latin America. The airline’s main hub is in Medellín, two additional hubs are located in Bogotá and Cali, giving passengers a range of options for national and international connections. In 2017, Viva Air expanded its network further within Latin America by launching its subsidiary Viva Air Peru.The airlines recently launched direct flights between Brazil and Colombia as well as between Argentina and Colombia. Viva Air is committed to allowing its customers to fly more while paying less and consolidated its position as the second largest airline in Colombia, despite the pandemic.

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Viva Air with Crew

AVIAREPS is proud to support Viva Air with its expansion into the Brazilian and Argentinian market. The local teams and offices in these countries will help Viva Air grow further in Latin America and support Viva Air’soperations in Brazil and Argentina.

Félix Antelo, President & CEO, Viva Air: “We are excited to have added Brazil and Argentina to our network, and we are glad to have AVIAREPS as a strong and reliable partner on our side. We look forward to working with their local teams of highly experienced professionals in the markets as we grow further and expand our presence in Latin America.”

Marcelo Kaiser, COO Aviation, AVIAREPS: “We are proud of the appointment as GSA in Argentina and Brazil, and the given trust. We will utilize our local networks and knowledge of the markets to support Viva Air’s operations in Argentina and Brazil. As the airline continues to add more routes within Latin America, we’ll be there to help them excel. Through the deliverance of results and by ensuring sales success, we look forward to seeing this partnership continue to both deepen and grow well into the future.”

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About Viva Air

Viva is the leading Low-Cost airline in the region. It currently operates 26 domestic routes in Colombia, seven domestic routes in Peru, and seven international routes to the United States, Mexico and Peru. In its 9 year history, it has transported more than 28 million passengers and in 2021 it made Medellín official as its hub and connection center for its national and international operations. Recognized for its proven biosafety protocols, punctuality and for having one of the most modern fleets in Latin America with 21 Airbus 320 aircraft, Viva continues its expansion path, bringing air equity to the regions it touches with its promise to always offer low prices.

About AVIAREPS 

AVIAREPS is the world’s leading international representation, marketing and communications company for aviation, tourism, hospitality, and food and beverage brands. Founded in Germany in 1994 with the ambition to help clients to step into global markets, the company’s global network now expands around the world to six continents.

The AVIAREPS service portfolio includes extensive expertise in representation and sales, marketing and communications, business development, IT solutions and financial services. In addition to their well-established General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, AVIAREPS provides more than 250 clients with support in digital marketing, advertising, public relations, crisis communications, social media management, event coordination, sales, web design and more.

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