Cancun, Riviera Maya, Q.R, — The government of Quintana Roo has confirmed the resumption of numerous flights into the Cancun International Airport. In a press release, the governor reports that according to the Comité de Aerolíneas de Cancún, flights from Europe and the United States will begin starting October.
Domestically, “we have the reactivation of the Guadalajara-Cancun-Guadalajara route of Aeroméxico with a weekly frequency of seven flights since last week. Viva Aerobus also will resume its two Guadalajara and Mexico City routes to the Chetumal International Airport as of November 12,” reported the government.
Regarding flights from Europe, the Comité de Aerolíneas de Cancún says that according to their most recent data, numerous airline have confirmed reactivation into the Cancun International Airport, however, they also say that the information is subject to change without prior notice since there are some governments like France and Great Britain who continue to make changes regarding the reactivation of flights.
For now, however, the Comité de Aerolíneas de Cancún says Lufthansa will resume flights from Frankfurt to Cancun as of October 1, operating Thursdays and Saturdays. Edelweiss Air will resume its direct flight from Zurich to Cancun starting October 3, with one weekly frequency.
Airfrance estimates that it will reactivate its Paris to Cancun route in October with three weekly flights, in November, with five flights and in December, with a daily flight. Turkish Airlines is hoping to reinstate their Istanbulto Cancún route with two weekly flights starting in October, no exact date provided.
British Airlines is also anticipating an October restart of flights from London (LGW) to Cancun, however, they too, have not provided an exact date. As for flights from Madrid (MAD), airlines estimate a reactivation for the month of December with Wamos Air, Evelop and Air Europa.
As for the United States, Jet Blue announced the reactivation of four routes starting on November 19, with two daily flights for Newark International Airport to Cancun and LAX to Cancun and with a daily flight from Raleigh–Durham International Airport to Cancun and Tampa International Airport to Cancun International.
Alaska Airlines will also begin its operations on October 8, with a daily frequency to Seattle, and from November 20, begin with flights from San Diego and Portland into Cancun. Currently, the Cancun International Airport continues to maintain approximately 200 air operations per day.