# Volaris CEO: ‘We are entering the coronavirus tunnel’

Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena commented on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, stating: “We’re are entering the coronavirus tunnel” (CNN Espanol, 30-Mar-2020). The airline announced (31-Mar-2020) Mexico‘s General Health Council declared a health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which “will impact the demand for passenger air transportation”. Volaris will make additional capacity reductions for Apr-2020 to approximately 80% of total capacity by ASMs. [more – original PR]