Viva Aerobus is opening a new Mexico-US transborder route from next month, returning to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) for the first time since suspending service in September 2015.
The airline began flying to the airport in March 2015 with routes from Guadalajara (GDL) and Monterrey (MTY), but pulled both less than six months later amid strong competition from American Airlines.
However, from Sept. 17 the ULCC plans to resume MTY-DFW, operating 2X-weekly on Thursdays and Sundays. Flights will be onboard Airbus A320 aircraft, equipped with 186 seats.
“Our new Monterrey-Dallas Fort Worth nonstop flights offer a strategic route to reactivate the sector, connecting the second-largest city in Mexico with the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the US,” Viva Aerobus CEO Juan Carlos Zuazua said.
Monterrey is the capital of the state of Nuevo León and considered to be an industrial and technological hub. As well as operating regular passenger service from the city to Houston (IAH) and Las Vegas (LAS), Viva Aerobus has in recent weeks started flights to Orlando (MCO), Florida, and San Antonio (SAT), Texas…