Air Canada plans to sign a partnership with Aeromar in order to jointly market their flights, according to Alex Pittman, Sales Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at Air Canada.

Air Canada currently operates 21 routes to seven destinations in Mexico, with direct flights from seven Canadian cities.

Air Canada wants to leverage its partnership with Avianca, as both a Star Alliance members and codeshare partners. Avianca plans to close a US$100 million investment deal with Aeromar in 2018, in exchange for a 49% stake.