Sunwing adds new Cozumel route in W16
Posted 8 August 2016 05:00
Canadian carrier Sunwing Airlines in winter season plans to introduce new nonstop route between Montreal and Mexico, with the offering of Montreal – Cozumel service. This route will run from 16DEC16 to 17MAR17, using leased Thomson Airways Boeing 737-800 aircraft. This route will be served on Fridays
Y aparte de esas nuevas rutas de Westjet que comentamos ayer, esa aerolínea canadiense ampliará sus frecuencias de varias de sus rutas a México a partir del próximo invierno:
WestJet expands International frequencies in W17
By Jim Liu Posted25 July 2017 05:00
WestJet yesterday (24JUL17) announced planned service expansion for its US and International service for winter 2017/18 season. Majority of these service will receive additional frequencies from 29OCT17. Planned increase as follow.
Calgary – Cancun Increase from 14 to 16 weekly
Calgary – Puerto Vallarta Increase from 12 to 14 weekly
Calgary – San Jose/Los Cabos Increase from 7 to 8 weekly
Edmonton – Cancun Increase from 5 to 6 weekly
Regina – Puerto Vallarta Increase from 1 to 2 weekly
Toronto – Cancun Increase from 11 to 15 weekly
Vancouver – Cancun Increase from 6 to 7 weekly
Vancouver – Puerto Vallarta Increase from 7 to 8 weekly
Vancouver – San Jose/Los Cabos Increase from 4 to 5 weekly
Swoop, la nueva aerolínea de "ultra bajo costo" lanzada por WestJet, anunció hoy cuatro nuevos vuelos a playas mexicanas en 2019:
Hamilton - Puerto Vallarta
Hamilton - Cancún
Abbotsford - Puerto Vallarta
Abbotsford - Mazatlán
Un artículo al respecto:
Today Swoop announced service to Mexico with the addition of four new routes serving the cities of Cancún, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta.
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport will see twice weekly service to Puerto Vallarta International Airport and three times weekly service to Cancún International Airport beginning January 8, 2019, and January 14, 2019, respectively. Similarly, Abbotsford International Airport will enjoy twice weekly service to Puerto Vallarta and twice-weekly service to Mazatlán International Airport beginning January 12, 2019, and January 20, 2019, respectively.
“Mexico continues to flourish as one of the most popular vacation destinations for Canadians,” said Steven Greenway, President of Swoop. “Combining Swoop’s ultra-low fare with the favorable exchange between the dollar and peso makes the value proposition of exploring Mexico enticing for families and budget travelers alike.”
“This announcement by Swoop is one that will excite customers in Hamilton and the surrounding regions,” said Cathie Puckering, President & CEO, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. “Puerto Vallarta is a brand-new route for Hamilton International and a very popular destination for Canadians. Combined with the announcement of Swoop service to Cancún, these will be great options for vacationers looking to escape the cold winter weather when services begin in January. Swoop is a great partner and its growth and success has been exciting to watch first hand.”
“Today’s announcement by Swoop to offer multiple weekly flights from YXX to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán is excellent news for travelers in our region,” said Mayor Braun. “The Abbotsford International Airport continues to grow and our partnership with Swoop is a significant contributor to that success. YXX now serves our region with daily flights to Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, as well as multiple weekly flights to Nevada and now Mexico.”
“ASUR is delighted to welcome Swoop in Cancún International Airport. We are certain that the Abbotsford and Hamilton routes will be very successful. We are looking forward to having Swoop in our airport for the long run, and with operations from those origins and many more in the near future. Thank you and congratulations!”
La aerolínea de Ultra Low Cost SWOOP inició operaciones en Cancún con la llegada de una nueva ruta procedente de Hamilton Ontario.
La aerolínea de Ultra Low Cost SWOOP inició operaciones en Cancún con la llegada de una nueva ruta procedente de Hamilton Ontario, Canadá.
Con tres frecuencias semanales, los días lunes, sábado y domingo a bordo de un Boeing 737-800 con capacidad de 189 asientos.
En la ceremonia de bienvenida realizada en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancún, el director del Consejo de Promoción Turística de Quintana Roo, Darío Flota Ocampo destacó el aumento en el número de visitantes canadienses, en el último año que asciende a más de un millón.
El mercado canadiense es el segundo más importante después de Estados Unidos en víspera de la temporada más fuerte del turismo procedente de Norteamérica favorecida por las bajas temperaturas.
Al son del mariachi los pasajeros del primer vuelo procedente del aeropuerto situado aproximadamente a una hora de Toronto fueron recibidos, además por personal de la aerolínea perteneciente al grupo Westjet. jos
WestJet on Tuesday (25JUN19) announced the addition of 2 sun destinations service for winter 2019/20 season, from Western Canada. Planned new routes include the following, subject to Government Approval.
TORONTO, Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific coast of Mexico will be a little closer to residents of Quebec City and the surrounding region with the introduction of a new weekly direct flight service to Mazatlán. Offering more flight options to Mazatlán than any other tour operator in Canada, Sunwing is launching the first-ever flight service from Quebec City to this varied destination. Flights will depart every Tuesday starting December 17, 2019 until April 14, 2020 inclusive. With the introduction of this new flight service, travellers heading to the sunny south from the provincial capital this winter now have access to 11 of the tour operator’s most popular tropical destinations.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming tourists from Quebec City on the first-ever direct flight service to México’s Only Colonial City on the Beach, a destination with a beautiful mixture of real Mexico culture and 20 kilometers of swimmable beaches”, said Julio Birrueta, Director of the Mazatlán Tourism Board. “Guests will not only have the opportunity to enjoy great seafood, regional cuisine and a wide variety of activities and local tours, but they will also find authentic hospitality from the local mazatlecos”, he added.
Sam Char, Executive Vice President for Sunwing Travel Group in Quebec, commented on the news, “We are delighted to be offering this pristine Pacific Mexican destination to our customers in Quebec City this winter. Mazatlán offers an enticing blend of culture, heritage and natural beauty and we’re sure it will be a popular choice.”
President and CEO of Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport, Stéphane Poirier, also celebrated the new flight service, “This is great news for the people of Québec who will now have access to a new destination on the Mexican West coast. For the first time, vacationers will be able to fly to Mazatlán from Quebec, an ideal destination for those seeking sun getaways. We appreciate Sunwing’s trust in our market and their commitment to improving and expanding winter flight services at Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport”.
WestJet in winter 2019/20 season plans to adjust operational aircraft on selected service to Mexico and The Caribbean, as the airline introduces Boeing 767-300ER service on certain flights, replacing 737.
Planned Boeing 767 operation and its operational frequency as follows.
Calgary – Cancun eff 27OCT19 7 weekly
Calgary – Punta Cana eff 14DEC19 1 weekly (New route, previously reported) Toronto – Cancun eff 27OCT19 7 weekly
Toronto – Montego Bay eff 28OCT19 5 weekly
Toronto – Punta Cana eff 27OCT19 2 weekly (3 weekly from 21NOV19)