Volaris Expands List of International Destinations Between Fresno Yosemite International Airport and Mexico

Nonstop service between Fresno and León, Mexico to begin in the fall

Fresno, CA (September 4, 2019) - Ultra low-cost airline Volaris will add another popular international destination between Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Mexico with the launch of nonstop service to León (BJX), Mexico beginning October 29, 2019. The introduction of twice weekly flights to León, located in the Guanajuato state in the Bajío region, will be timely with the 2019 holiday travel season and expands a third gateway from California’s Central Valley to the Mexico region including Guadalajara and Morelia.

Nonstop air service between Fresno Yosemite International Airport and Mexico continues to demonstrate strong demand and opportunities for growth. Fresno Yosemite International Airport currently ranks fourth in the nation for serving Mexico’s Guadalajara region. Service from Fresno to Guadalajara, Morelia and the surrounding region represents for 13 percent of the Airport’s annual passenger traffic.

“The addition of a third international destination is a significant air service milestone and reflects the increased demand for nonstop flights from the Central Valley to Mexico and beyond,” said Director of Aviation Kevin Meikle.  “We are pleased that our airline partner Volaris continues to meet this demand by introducing new cities, such as León, with convenient nonstop flights to support the expanding air service needs of our growing region.”

“At Volaris, the most important thing is our Customers.  We continually look for ways to enable them to visit their family and friends or do business, and that means offering compelling routes at the best rates. We are very happy to launch this new route because we know that it will facilitate more people visiting their loved ones during the next December holiday season, as well as empower many entrepreneurs from both California and the Bajío to grow their businesses,” said Miguel Aguiñiga, Director of Market Development for Volaris.

Service between Fresno (FAT) and León (BJX) will operate as follows:

 

City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency
León – Fresno 12:12 a.m. 1:55 a.m. Tuesday and Saturday
Fresno - León 3:35 a.m. 8:43 a.m. Tuesday and Saturday

 

Flight times are based on local times.

Flight reservations are available at www.volaris.com or by telephone at 855.865.2747.

Fresno Yosemite International Airport - Fresno Yosemite International Airport currently offers Central Valley passengers daily nonstop flights to Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Guadalajara and Morelia, Mexico on domestic and international carriers.  Fresno Yosemite International Airport is a municipally owned entity operating as a self-supporting enterprise. No City of Fresno general funds are used to operate Fresno Yosemite International Airport or Fresno Chandler Executive Airport.

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