Cozumel, Q.R. — A new flight from the United States to Cozumel has opened, bringing American tourists to the island several times a week.
On Friday, the arrival of the new Swift Air flight landed at the Cozumel International Airport with more than 150 on board. The first flight arrived at 11:45 a.m. where tourist were greeted on the tarmac by live mariachi.
Miguel González Castellan, general director of BeTravel, explained that the new Swift Air flight had been planned for Bermuda, but they were successful in their negotiations in having the flight arrive at Cozumel instead.
The new Swift Air flight will arrive every other day from Cincinnati from May to September.
The new flight departs from Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, direct to the island of Cozumel.