Category Archives: Interjet

Interjet to add new flights from Los Angeles

Interjet Airbus A320-214 XA-JCV (msn 3514) (EcoJet) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936225.

Interjet is bolstering its service to Los Angeles adding new, nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and El Bajío, Mexico. Interjet already serves Los Angeles with nonstop flights to Cancun, Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico. This new service is scheduled to start on November 23, 2017.

Interjet’s new Los Angeles service will be operated using Airbus A320 aircraft with 150 seats. The initial schedule from Los Angeles will be for three frequencies per week to Los Cabos, four flights a week to Puerto Vallarta and daily service to El Bajio, all at convenient departure times.

Copyright Photo: Interjet Airbus A320-214 XA-JCV (msn 3514) (EcoJet) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936225.

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Vacation Express to expand its relationship with Interjet

Vacation Express has announced an expanding partnership with Interjet (Mexico City). The travel company continued:

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This announcement comes after Vacation Express and Interjet completed a very successful winter travel season, departing from Cleveland, Columbus, Nashville, Newark and Pittsburgh. The two newest gateways for Interjet departures are Richmond and Charlotte that recently started on Monday, April 6 and Raleigh/Durham that will begin on June 14. These weekly, exclusive nonstop flights will continue through the summer and some are extended through the fall for travelers to visit destinations in Mexico.

Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group Inc., has been in existence for over 25 years and offers vacation packages to over 35 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. The charter flights are operated by Sunwing Airlines, AeroMexico, Swift Air, LLC, Interjet, Xtra Airways and Volaris.

Copyright Photo: Duncan Kirk/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-214 XA-KNG (msn 1747) is pictured at Toluca, Mexico.

Interjet aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

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Interjet to start Mexico City-Houston flights

Interjet (Mexico City) is expanding its presence at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The airline will start daily nonstop service from Mexico City to IAH on May 14.

Copyright Photo: Eddie Maloney/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-214 “EcoJet” XA-JCV (msn 3514) touches down at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Interjet aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

Route Map from Mexico City:

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Interjet MEX 4.2015 Route Map

 

 

American Airlines and Interjet announce a codeshare agreement

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) has signed a codeshare agreement with Interjet (Mexico City), adding new service to key destinations in Mexico.

The new codeshare arrangement with Interjet will give American Airlines customers seamless connecting service within Mexico. American will codeshare on Interjet flights from Mexico City to five key destinations – Huatulco, Villahermosa, Merida, Tuxtla Gutierrez, and Oaxaca. American and Interjet will submit an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for regulatory approval of the proposed codeshare cooperation.

Over the past few years Interjet has grown substantially and operates more than 1,800 weekly flights to 38 cities throughout Mexico as well as destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

The new agreement allows AAdvantage® members to earn miles on codeshared flights operated by Interjet.

American has proudly served Mexico for more than 72 years and currently operates up to 115 daily flights to 20 destinations in the country from Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix.

Top Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Now repainted, American’s Boeing 737-823 N825NN (msn 31087) arrives at Las Vegas.

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Bottom Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Interjet’s Airbus A320-214 XA-JAV (msn 5221) alos arrives in Las Vegas, a shared connection point.

Interjet expands its Miami operations

Interjet (Mexico City) is expanding its operations in Miami. The airline is launching a new route connecting Cancun with Miami International Airport (MIA) on December 18. The new route will operate six days a week.

The carrier’s regular Mexico City-Miami will be increased to 18 flights a week on January 7, 2015.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-214 XA-BAV (msn 5372) arrives in Miami.

Interjet aircraft slide show:

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Current routes from Mexico City:

Interjet 12.2014 MEX Route Map

 

Interjet arrives in Houston

Interjet water salute

Interjet (Mexico City) officially began flight operations in Houston, Texas today (October 23) as the airline celebrated the landing of its inaugural flight connecting Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Monterrey International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey, Mexico.

The airline will now offer passengers a choice between two daily flights Monday through Friday and one daily flight on Saturdays and Sundays. The inaugural flight from Monterrey arrived in Houston at 7:55 a.m. to the traditional water cannon salute and a welcome celebration featuring dozens of well-wishers.

The arrival of Interjet is the latest example of an unprecedented level of growth for international air travel in Houston. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is currently on pace to see more than 10 million international passengers in 2014, a number never reached in the facility’s 45 year history.

Photo: Interjet.

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Interjet to bring the Sukhoi Superjet 100 to Miami, will start Houston service on October 23

Interjet (Mexico City) will introduce the new Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B on the Merida-Miami route starting in mid October pending aircraft deliveries.

In other news, the company will start Monterrey-Houston service on October 23, with two daily flights Monday through Friday, and one daily flight on Saturdays and Sundays.

The company describes its business model:

Through its hybrid business model (Low Cost Carrier – LLC) based on a strategy of combining higher quality service with efficient business practices, Interjet offers a superior product- making it the first airline in Mexico to achieve high quality service at an affordable price. This effective business strategy allows Interjet to satisfy the needs and requirements of diverse population sectors, and expands coverage to business and leisure market. For customer convenience, Interjet ́s aircraft include a variety of useful amenities. Many of its airplanes are equipped to broadcast live take-off and landing video. With a capacity of 150 passengers each, Interjet’s Airbus 320 offers a superior coach class service with more legroom than any other Mexican airline.

As of January 2011, Interjet inaugurated its Training and Development Center for Pilots (Centro de Capacitación y Adiestramiento para pilotos – CAA), featuring an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FSS) at Zero Flight Time (ZFT), level D, making it the most advanced training center in Mexico. The CAA meets the certification requirements of Mexico ́s DGCA, U.S. FAA and the European EASA.

Interjet is the first airline in Mexico and Latin America to implement the use of biofuels on its commercial flights. Biofuels have the potential to reduce up to 80% of CO2 emissions. Made from oils extracted from the seed of the Jatropha Curcas (a native Mexican plant), it is transformed into Synthetic Paraffinic Biokerosene (Bio-KPS). The biofuel is made of a combination 27% Bio-KPS and 73% traditional jet-fuel.

Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best/AirlinersGallery.com. Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B RA-97010 (msn 95045) was on display at the Farnborough Airshow (FAB).

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Route Map (routes from Mexico City):

Interjet MEX 9.2014 Route Map