Aeromexico to Launch Flights to Belize

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Aeromexico has announced plans to add seasonal, twice-weekly flights to Belize, which the airline says will make it the first major Mexican commercial carrier to offer such a service to the country. The new, nonstop service will run November 17, 2018, through April 28, 2019.

Aeromexico’s flight 67 will be on Saturdays and Sundays. It will depart Mexico at 8:30 am and will arrive at the Phillip S. W. Goldson International Airport at 10:30 am.  It will depart Belize at 12:00 and arrive in Mexico at 2:25 pm.

In a written statement Belize Tourism Board Director of Tourism Karen Bevans said that Mexico is a fast-growing market for Belize, and that the BTB is developing programs to help grow the destination’s tourism industry, promote good destination stewardship and instill standards for accommodations.

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Aeromexico Chief Revenue Officer Anko van der Werff said that the new route makes Belize the carrier’s 50th international destination, and will help it to expand its global connectivity network.

Aeromexico first started flying to New York City, its first destination outside of Mexico, in 1957. It has served the Central American market for more than 11 years and operates more than 600 scheduled passenger flights per day, with service to 43 destinations in Mexico and 49 international destinations from Mexico City. Its fleet of more than 130 aircraft includes Boeing 787 and 737 jet airliners.

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