Continental Airlines (Houston-Bush Intercontinental) yesterday (June 9) began twice-weekly flights between its Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico, the airline’s 30th Mexican destination.
The new flight, operated as a Continental Express service by ExpressJet Airlines (Houston), departs Houston at 6:15 p.m. (1815) on Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving in Tuxtla Gutierrez at 9:20 p.m. (2120). The return flight departs Tuxtla Gutierrez at 8:30 a.m. (0830) on Thursdays and Sundays and arrives in Houston at 11:20 a.m. (1120). ExpressJet will utilize the 50-seat Embraer ERJ 145XR regional jets for the new service.
Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. ExpressJet’s Embraer ERJ 145XR (EMB-145XR) N13124 (msn 145689) prepares to land at Minneapolis/St. Paul.