Cancun, Q.R. — Viva Aerobus, together with the Embassy of Colombia in Mexico and the Ministry of Tourism, has announced new Medellin, Colombia routes to Mexico City and Cancun.
In a press release, the airline says the Medellín route will start operations on April 8 with one daily flight, while the Cancun – Medellín route will start on April 8 with three flights a week.
Viva Aerobus says the flights into Cancun will be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
“Viva Aerobus arrives to strengthen Mexico’s air connectivity with the outside world. In the task of capturing a greater number of currencies, diversifying markets and regionalizing tourism, air connectivity is a cornerstone and with these new flights from Viva Airbus, a 100 percent Mexican company with 142 routes to 59 national and international destinations, this task will be strengthened, as well as the promotion work carried out by Mexico abroad,” said Miguel Torruco Marqués, Secretary of Tourism.
The planes used for the route will include the company’s 186-passenger Airbus A320 which is part of a five-year-old fleet of aircraft, the youngest in the country.
“I want to thank Viva Aerobus for this trust in our country and for expanding this important connection between the two countries with new routes. Connectivity, in the case of Colombia and Mexico, is something key because we are friendly countries,” said Ángela Ospina de Nicholls, Ambassador of Colombia in Mexico.
“Tourism is a great economic source and in addition, this connectivity allows commercial approaches for both countries. Therefore, I am pleased to announce these new routes to Medellín, the city of eternal spring,” she stated.