New Flights Connecting To Mexico

Posted: July 9, 2012

Author: Jessica S.

Posted In: News

This information has been re-posted from Airline Network News and Analysis

London to Cancun:
Virgin Atlantic expanded its Caribbean network as the British long-haul airline launched its first route to Mexico on 12 June. From its London Gatwick (LGW) base, the airline now flies twice-weekly to Cancun (CUN) with 451-seat 747-400 aircraft. Competition comes from British Airways’ three flights a week as well as leisure airlines Thomson Airways’ five and Thomas Cook’s two weekly operations. Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic, commented: “Cancun is one of the top five long-haul leisure destinations for UK travellers, so we are delighted to be able to add this route to network. This route launch further cements our position as the UK’s leading long haul leisure airline.” Saturdays and Tuesday

New York to Cancun / Atlanta to Mexico City:
On 1 July, AeroMexico expanded its presence in the US markets with two new routes. New York, NY (JFK) returned to the airline’s offering out of the resort city of Cancún (CUN), and is now served on a daily basis until the end of September. Competition on the 2,500-kilometre route comes from two US carriers: jetBlue (twice-daily flights) and American Airlines (daily). In addition, the airline has resumed flights from Mexico City (MEX) to Atlanta, GA (ATL), which it last offered in January 2009. Flights to Atlanta are operated daily using E-190s. AeroMexico’s SkyTeam partner Delta already operates the route with 26 flights a week. Aeromexico currently serves 17 US cities

Need more connectivity? California Pacific Airlines plans to launch this year with routes from California to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta.

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