AUSTIN -- Travelers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will have another non-stop option when traveling to Mexico CIty.
“Aeromar is very pleased to expand its presence in the great state of Texas with the addition of Austin to our growing route network,” stated Fabricio Cojuc, Aeromar’s Executive Vice President, Chief Planning and Commercial Officer. “We are convinced that the convenience of our Mexico City nonstop service will be instrumental in further deepening the important and close relationship that exists between the capital city of Texas and Mexico in economic, demographic and cultural terms.”
The carrier’s non-stop service is slated to take off on October 21. It will operate five days per week, departing Austin at 9:55 a.m. with a 12:10 p.m. arrival time in Mexico City. Return flights will leave Mexico City at 6:38 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 8:50 a.m. The 50-passenger jets will operate on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
"With the addition of Aeromar, Austin now has 12 airlines serving Central Texas,” said Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell. “Expanding air service and landing new air carriers at Austin-Bergstrom is important to local economic growth."
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport generates a $2.4 billion economic impact to the Austin area annually. Austin’s airport has nonstop service to 41 destinations in the U.S. and Mexico, 12 airline carriers, and served a record 9.4 million passengers in 2012.