Taxes in Central America hamper growth of the LCC model: Volaris

    Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena stated the carrier’s expansion to Central America was capable of capturing bus passengers in markets such as Guatemala, El SalvadorCosta Rica and Nicaragua (Aero Latin News, 20-Sep-2018). He stated the business model is: “Growing at 60% rates per semester, it is a model which is penetrating, changing and working”. He added the in spite of the positive results, the costs imposed by Governments, such as fuel and airport fees and taxes, are an “obstacle” to the LCC model.