Riviera Maya, Q.R. — Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa says that the state of Quintana Roo continues to attract new airline routes and increased frequencies.
Lezama says Volaris, one of the main airlines in Mexico, has announced an increase in the frequency of five domestic flights. This summer, the Bajío-Cancún route will increase from 13 to 17 frequencies per week, while the Monterrey-Cancun route will increase from 24 to 35 times a week.
The flight from Guadalajara to Cancun is scheduled to increase from 39 to 44 weekly, while flights from Puebla to Cancun will see the addition of two more per week, from 12 to 14. Finally, Volaris will add additional scheduled flights from Querétaro-Cancún, from 9 to 14 weekly flights.
Viva Aerobus has announced a new Los Cabos-Cancun route, which will begin on May 18 with a daily flight from Monday to Saturday. It will also increase the frequency of the Toluca-Cancun flight from two to three frequencies due to operational adjustments.
In addition, Viva Aerobus will resume the Monterrey-Cozumel route for the summer season with two frequencies a week on Fridays and Mondays. Likewise, the Quito-Cancun route is set to start on June 16 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
According to the State Secretary of Tourism (Sedetur) headed by Bernardo Cueto, TAG Airlines has also shown interest in opening a route from Guatemala to Chetumal, and Aerus, a new airline, intends to start a Chetumal-Cancun route.
On March17, Delta Airlines increased flights from its main U.S. hubs to Cancun, in addition to a direct flight from Atlanta to Cozumel.
On March 26, Aeroméxico started operating a daily flight from Mexico City to Cozumel.