A number of new routes from destinations across the U.S. to Mexico have been announced recently,in response to growing demand from travelers. Frontier Airlines,the Nashville International Airport,the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport and AirTran Airways have all added new service in recent weeks.
Frontier Airlines will now double their existing nonstop service from Denver to Cabo San Lucas. The airline already offered a year-round flight leaving Saturdays,but between May 23 and August 8th it will also offer a second weekly flight on Wednesday,due to the overwhelming popularity of this Mexican vacation destination.
The Nashville International Airport and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport have partnered with Vacation Express to offer weekly nonstop service to Cancun. Two flights from Nashville will leave once a week between May 26th and October 27th,while weekly service will be offered from Cincinnati between May 25th and October 29th.
“Our customers are asking for more leisure destination options,and we are delivering,” stated Candace McGraw,CEO of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.
In addition,according to recent reports by the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch and Travel Weekly,AirTran Airways has received approval for new daily routes between Chicago and Cancun,due to the popularity of the destination,which lies next to prime Mexico real estate along the Caribbean Sea.
AirTran was recently acquired by Southwest Airlines and will begin offering one daily nonstop flight between Chicago and Cancun on June 3rd.
“We are excited to offer all AirTran Airways customers this new opportunity to travel to Mexico,” stated Bob Jordan,Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Southwest Airlines.
According to Travel Weekly,the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) stated that AirTran is bringing a low-cost alternative to the public,maximizing the service and travel options that are available to the public in response to growing demand.