Aeroméxico has inaugurated a pair of new routes from Guadalajara, connecting the metropolis in western Mexico with the beach resort destinations of Cancun and Los Cabos.
The airline will operate seven flights per week from Guadalajara International (GDL) to Cancun (CUN) and 5X-weekly to Los Cabos (SJD). Both routes will be on board Boeing 737-800 aircraft, adding more than 1,900 weekly departure seats from GDL.
The launch of the routes is designed to capture more domestic leisure demand from Guadalajara, a city which is home to some 1.5 million inhabitants. The network additions mean Aeroméxico will serve nine destinations from the airport, five of which are domestic, and offer 90 flight departures.
“We are sure that the recovery and strengthening of air connectivity is a decisive factor for the reactivation of the tourism industry,” CEO of GDL operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico Raúl Revuelta said.
Aeroméxico also serves Mexico City (MEX) 52X-weekly from GDL, as well as 11X-weekly flights to both Monterrey (MTY) and Tijuana (TIJ). International routes are offered to four destinations in the US: Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Fresno Yosemite (FAT), Los Angeles (LAX) and Sacramento (SMF).
The SkyTeam alliance member, which in late June filed for a voluntary financial restructuring procedure under Chapter 11 in the US, will compete on both new routes from GDL with low-cost operators Viva Aerobus and Volaris…