The travel trend in the Mexican Caribbean is changing after a reduction since Christmas in the number of flights, the Cancun International Airport registered this Friday, Feb. 20th, one of the days with the highest number of operations so far this month, with 360 flights, including 236 internationals.
According to the schedule of the Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (Asur), there were 182 arrivals, of which 67 were national and 115 international, and of the 178 departures, 67 were to destinations in the country and 111 outside of Mexico.
International destinations with flights for Friday were to Atlanta, Baltimore, Bogota, Boston, Caracas, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Philadelphia, Frankfurt, Houston, Indianapolis, Lansing, Lima, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Panama, Phoenix, Salt Lake, San Diego, San Francisco, San José, San Luis, Santiago de Chile, Seattle, Tampa, and Washington.
The international airlines with scheduled operations were Alaska, American, Avianca, Avior, British, Conviasa, Copa, Delta, Estelar, Frontier, Jet Blue, Latam, Lufthansa, Sky, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, and United.
Cancun strengthens its air connectivity from Europe during the month of March, with the arrival of the TAP airline flight from Lisbon, Portugal, on March 27, with three frequencies a week. The connection with Spain through Evelop also returns, on March 8th, from Madrid with a weekly flight, which will be increasing to three flights for the summer.
Another airline that returns at the end of March is Orbest with a frequency of one flight a week from Lisbon, Portugal. These new flights will be adding to those already maintained by airlines such as Air France, Edelweiss, British Airlines, and Lufthansa.
With these flights, the Mexican Caribbean in addition to recovering its connectivity from Europe demonstrates the confidence of the destination towards travelers, and not only in Cancun, because Cozumel is also re-launching three flights from the United States from different airlines: American Airlines will operate one flight a week on Saturdays from Philadelphia; While Frontier Airlines, after six years of absence, returns with its new flight from Denver, on February 13 with a frequency on Saturdays; and Southwest will also maintain daily flights from Houston to Cozumel, beginning March 11th.