Wednesday, December 6, 2023

American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada add new flights in Mexico

Three major airlines in the United States and Canada recently announced an expansion of their schedules to include new flights to different cities in Mexico starting in the fall season. 

Canada’s flagship carrier Air Canada will open a seasonal winter route from Montreal (YUL) to Los Cabos, Baja California (SJD) beginning on Dec. 1 that will operate once a week on Fridays.

Aerial view of Cancun, Mexico
Among American Airlines’ new routes are nonstop flights to Cancún from the U.S. cities of Nashville and Cincinnati. (Dronepicr/Creative Commons)

Air Canada will also offer year-round service of four flights per week from Toronto (YYZ) to Monterrey, Nuevo León (MTY) starting Oct. 29. The outbound flight to Monterrey will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, while the return flight will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

This new route will make the carrier the only Canadian airline connecting Canada with the city of Monterrey.

American Airlines has also unveiled its winter schedule to Latin America and the Caribbean, which includes over 2,250 weekly flights to 90 destinations in the region. Among the new services are new nonstop flights from Nashville (BNA) and Cincinnati (CVG) to Cancún, (CUN). These will be seasonal routes that operate every Saturday from Dec. 9 through March.

American also announced a second daily service to Cancun from Austin, Texas (AUS), set to begin on Nov. 5. 

The carrier also plans to add seven new routes to Mexico from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW). It currently has more than 50 daily departures from DFW to various cities in Mexico. 

Delta Air Lines also announced an expansion of its services to Latin America and the Caribbean that will operate between Jan. 8 and April 7, 2024. Delta’s new flights to Mexico will add daily departures to the routes that connect Atlanta (ATL) and Minneapolis (MSP) with Puerto Vallarta; Detroit, Minneapolis and Atlanta with Cancún; and Minneapolis with Los Cabos.

 With reports from Airways Magazine and Simple Flying.

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