Carlos holds a degree in Business Administration from Madrid’s ICADE (University of Comillas, 1992) majoring in Finance, and an MBA (1998) from the Harvard Business School.
He started his professional career in the family-run company Antonio Muñoz y Cía. (AMC). After his MBA, he moved to San Francisco, California, as a consultant for McKinsey.
In 2003, Carlos founded Vueling Airlines (today one of the largest low-cost airlines in Europe), where he served as CEO from 2003 to 2007, leading the company to a successful flotation in the stock market in late 2006. From 2009 to 2011, Carlos prepared his second airline project, Volotea, which started operations in 2012. Carlos gathered a team of first-rate investors and professionals with vast experience in the airline industry. In 2018, new selected investors joined his project, supporting the fastest-growing independent airline in Europe.
Volotea connects medium and small-sized European cities with non-stop flights at very competitive prices and has carried more than 25 million passengers. In 2019, Volotea expects to carry between 7.5 and 8.0 million passengers. Workforce exceeded 1,300. In 2020, Volotea will operate 38 aircraft, between Airbus A319s and Boeing 717s, serving 346 routes that link more than 90 cities in 13 European countries.