Mexican airline Interjet announced today that it will begin non-stop service between Mexico City and Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Chicago.Mexico-Los Angeles flight will start October 20th, Mexico-Las Vegas will start November 10th, while the flight from Mexico to Chicago will begin on November 17th. This represents an offering of 5,250 weekly seats to these destinations.
These new flights are in addition to the 14 routes the airline currently operates between Mexico and the U.S.: Dallas- Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Antonio and Orlando-Sanford. Interjet currently flies to Los Angeles from Guadalajara.
Mexico-Los Angeles and Mexico-Chicago will have two daily flights, and Mexico-Las Vegas will operate one daily flight.
“We are very pleased to inaugurate these flights within the framework of the Bilateral Air Transport Agreement with the U.S. which, as we have said, benefits the sector by offering new opportunities, encouraging business and tourism traffic between the two countries and above all increasing supply and fostering competitiveness to the benefit of travelers”, said Interjet CEO, Jose Luis Garza.
The flights will be operated with 150-seat capacity Airbus A-320s equipped with the latest technology and more legroom because they are configured with a 34 inch (86 cms) pitch between rows.