New nonstop service links Montréal with Mexico City and Cancun for leisure and business travelers.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, July 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Interjet and Aéroports de Montréal celebrated Interjet's first flights between Mexico and Canada today, with nonstop service between Montréal – Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport and Mexico City's Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez as well as between Montréal and Cancun International Airport.
"Montréal is celebrating its 375th anniversary this year and we're very excited to be able to offer Mexico's business and leisure travelers the opportunity to visit Montréal and celebrate the city's wealth of history and culture as well as its rich heritage, people and its iconic places," said José Luis Garza, Interjet's Chief Executive Officer. "We're also delighted to offer Montréal's business and leisure travelers to Mexico our unique brand of lower prices with free checked bags on select fares, more legroom between seats and great service that has been embraced everywhere we fly," he added.
"The special relationship maintained by Québec and Mexico is further enriched by this new link, which represents a major asset for the City of Montréal and for Québec. Québec and Mexico have demonstrated their strong commitment to continue their collaboration, and the new direct flights provided by Interjet enable us to do so by strengthening our business and cultural ties," noted Christine St-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie.
"Business and leisure travel between Canada and Mexico is reaching new heights," said Philippe Rainville, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aéroports de Montréal. "So far this year, the number of Mexican tourists visiting Québec has more than doubled and is expected to grow even more. Interjet will provide more options for our businesses community and leisure passengers: from Mexico's endless beaches to its unique history and culture. We are very pleased to welcome a new low cost airline to Montréal," he added.
Interjet's Montréal services operates using Airbus A320 aircraft with 150 seats. The initial schedule is for three frequencies per week, per route, at convenient departure times.
For more information regarding Interjet's new Canadian service or to make a reservation, visit www.interjet.com or in Canada, call 1 (844) 874-4053.
For further information about Aéroports de Montréal and its operations, please visit our website at www.admtl.com.
Interjet is an international airline based in Mexico City providing air service to 53 destinations in eight countries, including 36 cities in Mexico. Its network includes service to nine U.S. markets: Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando/Sanford and San Antonio. Other international routes include Montréal, Canada; Havana, Santa Clara and Varadero, Cuba; Bogota, Colombia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Lima, Peru; and San Jose, Costa Rica. The airline operates a fleet of more than 70 aircraft including three AirbusA320neos, 45 Airbus A320s, three Airbus A321 and 22 Superjet 100s.
About Aéroports de Montréal
Aéroports de Montréal is the Greater Montréal area airport authority responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal–Trudeau international airport and Mirabel aeronautic and industrial park. The corporation employs 625 people.
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