Interjet will increase flights to beach destinations in August

During August, Interjet expects to increase its offer of flights by 88% compared to July, thanks to the increase in frequencies to destinations where it had already re-established connections and also to the reactivation of routes, the airline informed.

Interjet said it offers all its passengers rapid tests of Covid-19, as well as KN95 masks.
Interjet said it offers all its passengers rapid tests of Covid-19, as well as KN95 masks.

"Our business passengers will have a greater number of possibilities to organize their trips, since Interjet adds 21 weekly frequencies to and from Cancun, 14 to Guadalajara, Monterrey, Tijuana, and Merida; as well as 7 to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, and Cozumel," said the airline in a statement.

It also re-establishes operations to the cities of Chetumal, Quintana Roo, and Villahermosa, Tabasco. Beginning Saturday, Aug. 8, it will provide double frequency to Merida and daily flights to Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo, and Puerto Vallarta, it said.

The Mexican airline had a difficult second quarter of 2020, is one of the air transport companies that were hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, a situation that also occurred in the context of the restructuring of troubled finances.

At the end of June, the airline reported that it had achieved a capitalization that would allow it to strengthen its operations plan, restore domestic and international flights suspended by the Covid-19 pandemic, put its Airbus aircraft in the air and avoid layoffs.

In mid-July, he revealed that former banker Carlos Cabal Peniche and businessman Alejandro del Valle are part of the group of investors who have made the capitalization of more than 150 million dollars that will allow them to consolidate their operations.

Given the prevalence of the Covid-19 pandemic, Interjet recalled that it is the first airline worldwide to offer free rapid tests for the detection of Covid-19 to all its passengers, as well as KN95 masks, "thus guaranteeing the safety and comfort of its passengers.

Alliance with Air Canada for greater connectivity

Mexican airline Interjet has signed a bilateral interlinear alliance with Air Canada, which will allow airlines to offer their routes and connections jointly and through distribution systems and travel agencies.

With this agreement, both airlines expand their offer and strengthen their presence internationally. "Only the Canadian provides service in 350 destinations, inside and outside of their country," Interjet said in a statement.

Air Canada was founded in April 1936 and has an operations center at the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montreal. It is currently the twelfth largest company in the world in terms of fleet size, which is comprised of more than 200 aircraft.

Meanwhile, Interjet provides air service to 53 destinations, 32 in Mexico and 21 international, with routes in the United States and Canada, as well as Central and South America.