Cancun, Q.R. — Air Canada and Aeromar have announced the launch of an interline partnership for customers between destinations in Mexico and Air Canada’s global network. The new partnership includes flights via Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta and Cancun.
In a statement, Air Canada reported that customers are now able to book flights on both airlines on a single ticket itinerary. Passengers traveling with Air Canada can book flights to Mexico City, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Cozumel, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Huatulco from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Halifax, Quebec and Winnipeg.
Travelers booking with Aeromar can connect with destinations that include Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Colima, Ciudad Victoria, Flores/Tikal, Guadalajara, Havana, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Ixtepec, Piedras Negras, Puerto Escondido, Tepic and Villahermosa.
“The airlines are also committed to exploring deeper cooperation in the form of a codeshare relationship and are currently working on the launch of Aeromar as a partner of Air Canada’s Aeroplan program,” Air Canada posted in their statement.
The Canadian-based airline also said “Air Canada’s overall capacity to Mexico will exceed pre-pandemic levels this summer, while further ramping up to more than 100 weekly flights next winter.”
Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President Network Planning and Revenue Management at Air Canada said “Mexico is an extremely popular market for Canadian leisure travelers as well as a significant business market due to our countries’ trading relationship.
“We are very pleased to partner with Aeromar because it allows us to offer our customers convenient access to a wider range of destinations throughout Mexico.”
Aeromar said they are “honored to partner with Air Canada, founding member of Star Alliance and highly regarded for its award-winning service, modern fleet, commercial innovation and extensive global route network, and to enable its increased reach in Mexico.”
They added that “Canada and Mexico share very intense commercial and tourism ties, with air travel a key enabler for growth. We expect our collaboration to develop rapidly and are grateful to Air Canada for its trust and commitment to Aeromar.“
“As Mexico’s leading regional carrier, Aeromar continues to add value to travelers by further expanding our portfolio of interline agreements with world-class airlines such as Air Canada,” added Fabricio Cojuc, Aeromar’s Chief Network Officer.
The new interline partnership is expected to be in place before the summer of 2022.