The airline with the youngest fleet
MEXICO— According to figures from Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), the airline that reported the youngest fleet was Viva Aerobus, whose 31 planes averaged 3.5 years. This meant eight more aircraft compared to the 23 with which ended 2017, and a difference of -1.1 years average in proportion to the 4.6 years of the previous year.
Volaris followed with 74 aircraft that averaged 3.9 years, four more aircraft and 0.2 years less than the 70 aircraft and 4.1 years average of the predecessor year.
The 3rd airline with the newest aircraft of 2018 was Aeromexico, which accounted for 71 units with an average age of 6.7 years. This generated two aircraft less than the 73 of 2017 and -0.6 years compared to the 7.3 years averages reported the same year.
Interjet was positioned in the 4th site, after its 75 aircraft closed with 6.8 years on average, which generated a difference of minus three aircraft and 0.8 years more than the 6 years that averaged its 78 aircraft in 2017, according to figures from DGAC.
Aeromar, on the other hand, was the 5th youngest with 7.1 years average on its 12 planes, 1.1 less average years compared to the 8.2 years that averaged its 12 aircraft last year.
It was followed by Aeroméxico Connect, with an average of 9.6 years in its 60 aircraft, a difference of one aircraft and 1.1 years compared to the average 8.5 years of its 59 aircraft of the previous year.