President and CEO, Viva Air
Felix Antelo is Business Administrator of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Argentina and has more than 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, living and working in the most important countries of Latin America. He currently serves as President and CEO of Viva Group, the leading group of ultra-low cost airlines in the region, with operations in Colombia and Peru.
He previously served as CEO of LATAM Airlines Peru, from 2014 to 2018. In addition, he held different positions in LAN/LATAM as Commercial Director in Ecuador, Sales Director and Commercial Director in Argentina, and Commercial Vice President in Chile and Brazil.
Félix was Director of AMCHAM Peru (American Chamber of Commerce of Peru), and has been chosen as one of the most influential business leaders in recent years.
At this moment, Antelo is working for the internationalization process of Viva, planning to open 15 new international routes in three years, and making Medellín its HUB - Connections Center for the region, one of the most important projects for 2021. In addition, he led the change of image of the Viva brand to invite all its travelers to 'fly more'.
Viva has a solid network of national and international routes, flying to 12 destinations within Colombia, 7 domestic destinations in Peru and 5 international destinations such as Lima, Miami, Orlando, Mexico City and Cancun. With the purchase of new Airbus 320 aircraft, which began arriving in 2019, Grupo Viva plans to expand its model throughout the region in the following years.