x
Breaking News
More () »

Austin's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Austin, Texas | KVUE.com

International flights return to Austin's airport after being suspended due to coronavirus

The flights will run on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The attached video was published on June 15.

Some international flights are finally returning to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport after COVID-19 caused all international flights to be suspended in March.

Aeromexico's nonstop flight between Austin and Mexico City officially resumed on July 2. The service departs from Austin three times a week at 1:50 p.m. and lands in Mexico City at 4:50 p.m. The return flight departs at 10:10 a.m. and arrives in Austin at 12:35 p.m.

RELATED:

Full airline flights? Fauci, CDC chief critical of American Airlines

How risky is flying during the coronavirus pandemic?

The flights will run on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. The service is operated by Aeromexico in conjunction with Delta Air Lines.

Additionally, Sun Country Airlines also resumed an international flight on July 2. Sun Country Airlines has resumed its service to Cancun.

Austin's airport announced on July 1 additional safety measures to ensure passenger and employee safety, including requiring passengers to wear face masks and discounting parking options.

More information about what steps Austin's airport is taking to keep its passengers safe can be found here.

WATCH: Austin air travel numbers ticking back up

PEOPLE ARE ALSO READING:

Vanessa Guillen update: Case lid among evidence found in area where human remains were discovered

Austin's positivity rate is the highest in the country. So what does that mean?

'We didn't have coronavirus' in the '90s | Vanilla Ice cancels Austin performance

Austin-Travis County EMS concerned after seeing record number of COVID-19-related 911 calls