Cancun, QR. After a flight suspension between United Kingdom and the Mexican Caribbean which ran from August 15 to September 24 of this year, the International Airport Cancún it has recovered the total connection with that country.
Benjamín Jiménez, director of Strategic Planning of the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo (CPTQ), reported that between November of this year and March 2022 Cancún will receive a total of 344 flights from both British Airways and the European wholesaler TUI, which represent the availability of 100,000 airplane seats for that period.
The official explained that this figure is just 4% less than the number of seats available in the November 2019-March 2020 period, which is practically a marginal difference with respect to the levels. prepandemia.
He recognized that the winter period It is not the one with the largest influx of British visitors for him Mexican Caribbean, since they mostly travel between September and October, however, the fact that the airlines have reestablished flights even in a season that is not the one with the highest demand, speaks of the importance of Cancún for British travelers.
Regarding the recovery of Cozumel International Airport, which like that of Cancún It is also operated by Asur, Benjamín Jiménez commented that the island has practically recovered the air connectivity it had before the pandemic, that is, it currently has flights to 10 cities in USA, two of Canada, as well as flights to the Mexico City.
The only route that has not been recovered is that of Cozumel-Cancun, which before the health crisis was operated by Maya WaterBut these are very short flights with small aircraft that represent a small volume of passengers, he said. However, the flights that currently have Cozumel They already represent 15% more in airplane seat availability for the period November 2021 to March 2022, compared to the same period of 2019-2020, which is practically a total recovery of the connectivity air that the island had before the pandemic, he added.
The only route that has not been recovered is that of Cozumel-Cancun, which before the health crisis was operated by Maya Water, but these are very short flights with aircraft small that represent a small volume of passengers.
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