Viva Aerobus renews its board of directors and receives an award
Viva Aerobus announcement the appointment of Laura Cruz Urquiza, Yvonne Ochoa Rosellini and Howard Millar as new members of its board of directors, with effect from October 11, 2021.
Laura Cruz, Managing Director of Mastercard Mexico, has an exceptional professional career in the financial industry and a deep understanding of global markets, technology, data analytics, customer service and business strategy.
She has held management positions in financial and banking institutions; as well as global consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Yvonne Ochoa, expert in corporate governance and finance, is the founder of ConvixiÃ³n, a consultancy firm for shareholders; as well as co-founder and CEO of the food company Keat.
Ochoa held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Grupo Coppel and held several management positions in the financial area of ââBBVA Bancomer.
Howard Millar, Managing Director of global aircraft rental company Sirius Aviation Capital, has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, pioneering the ultra-low-cost model in Europe, having served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Deputy Managing Director of Ryanair Holdings plc (listed on the Nasdaq), a company of which he is currently a member of the board of directors.
Viva Aerobus received the âValue Airline of the Yearâ award at the 47th Annual Air Transport World (ATW) Aviation Industry Awards, held at the Revere Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.
According to a Press release, ATW highlighted the long-term work of Viva Aerobus to transform the airline industry in Mexico by enabling more people to have access to safe and reliable air transport through a service distinguished by low prices and the added value of the full connectivity offered by the ultra Mexican – low-cost carrier.
Recently, Viva Aerobus has implemented new programs, products and policies aimed at improving the passenger experience in line with current priorities and needs focused on two main aspects:
- Provide peace of mind in the event of unforeseen events; and,
- Have payment facilities that support the affected economy of travelers after the pandemic.
A clear example is the renewed flexibility policy which has made the Mexican low cost carrier a pioneer in Mexico in terms of eliminating additional charges for schedule, date or route changes, paying only the tariff difference; as well as the development of one of the theft insurance with the widest coverage.
The âTotal Refundâ, at a very affordable price, protects Viva Aerobus passengers against eventualities such as illness, job changes, accidents, etc. ; guaranteeing 100% cash refund of the reservation.
Viva Aerobus has launched one of the most economical options on the market: the Zero Fare. This is a fare for those traveling light – only with a personal item such as a purse or backpack, and gives them an additional discount for waiving their right to carry luggage.
The Mexican super-low-cost carrier has created a payment alternative that allows you to book the flight and then pay up to 60% of the cost of the trip, deferring payment of the airport tax after purchasing the flight ticket. plane and before the flight departs.