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Air Canada begins additional flights for Mexican travelers to Canada

Cancun, Q.R. — For the fifth year in a row, Air Canada Rouge will add their seasonal summer flights to various parts of Canada for its Mexican passengers.

The airline says the additional routes will begin May 1 and offer Mexico-Canada routes from Mexican cities such as Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo, Zihuatanejo and Cancun.

Luis Noriega, director of Air Canada for Mexico, Central America and Cuba explained “Opening for the fifth consecutive year, this seasonal route represents a great opportunity for Mexico and Air Canada to help meet the increasing demand of Mexican travelers to the country of the maple leaf.

“These routes will operate in conjunction with the other destinations we offer such as Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo and Zihuatanejo to the main Canadian cities such as Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax,” he noted.

The additional seasonal flights will operated seven-days-a-week beginning May 1 and end October 25. Noriega says that the flights will operate via Airbus 319-100 with capacity for 136 passengers.

Noriega explained that last year alone, more than 413,000 Mexican nationals visited Canada, representing an increase of 5.1 percent over the previous year. He added that these additional flights allow Mexican travelers to attend Canada’s main events.