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Volaris is a Mexican low-cost airline. The airline is based in Mexico City. Its largest airline hub is at General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport in Tijuana.

A Volaris A320 about to land at Los Angeles.

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Volaris was founded in 2005. [1] TACA Airlines and Televisa were among the initial shareholders. In 2009, the airline started flying from Mexico to airports in the USA after it began an agreement with Southwest Airlines.[2] When Mexicana de Aviacion stopped flying in August 2010, Volaris took over their slots at the Mexico City International Airport. [3] As of 2015, Volaris is Mexico's second largest airline, after Aeroméxico. [4]

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