• In August, the Guatemalan airline begins operations with two routes that will connect Guatemala with Cancun and Tapachula
  • "Cancun and the south-southeast of Mexico are of great importance and attraction for leisure and business travelers": Julio Gamero
  • TAG Airlines reaffirms its commitment to strengthening air connectivity in the region

Cancun, Quintana Roo, August 9, 2021.-  The Guatemalan company TAG Airlines will start operations in Mexico from August, with flights that will connect to the cities of Guatemala and Tapachula, from August 13, and Guatemala and  Cancun, from August 19. Passengers will have the option of a direct flight reducing times and costs, the new route willbenefit tourists and businessmen traveling to both destinations.

Guatemala, as the heart of the Mayan world, offers a wide diversity of natural attractions, archaeology, and gastronomy, among others. Meanwhile, Cancun is the main tourist destination in Mexico and Latin America, as well as an important attraction for investments and business development, while Tapachula is the main gateway from Central America to Mexico.

From 13 August, the new route Guatemala-Tapachula-Guatemala will attend  the following  itinerary  with five weekly frequencies:

220Guatemala-TapachulaMonday-Friday10:30-12:15 hrs
221Tapachula-GuatemalaMonday-Friday14:00-13:45  hrs

Meanwhile, from August 19, the new Route Guatemala-Cancun-Guatemala will serve the following itinerary with four weekly frequencies:

200Guatemala-CancúnTuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday10:00-13:10 hrs
201Cancún-GuatemalaTuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday14:10-15:20  hrs

Julio Gamero, CEO of TAG Airlines, said that "the south-southeast region of Mexico is of great importance and attractiveness for leisure and business travelers, for its natural beauties, its cultural richness and the relevance that the region has for economic growth."

"We are very proud to start operations in Mexico. An important economic catalyst will undoubtedly be the Mayan Train, which will become a cornerstone for the development of the south-southeast region, through the creation of jobs, the generation of investments and the promotion of tourism activity," he added.

Gamero thanked the Mexican authorities of Quintana Roo and Chiapasfor their trust, as well as the federal Ministry of Tourism, its business partners, and the Guatemalan Tourism Institute, which make it possible to make the strengthening of air connectivity between the two nations a reality.

TAG Airlines is a 100 percent Guatemalan company that for 50 years has maintained a firm commitment to air connectivity and development. It currently operates 27 daily flights in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize and now in Mexico, with a modern fleet of more than 20 aircraft.

In addition, TAG Airlines has a firm commitment to the protection of the health of its passengers, so in all its flights it implements strict hygiene and sanitization measures.