Expat haven San Miguel de Allende is finally getting its own airport, and it could be part of the Mayan Route, linking Yucatan and other Mexican cities.
Ticket prices to Cancun and eight other top destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean are down compared to the same time a year ago.
Flights from Mérida’s international airport to Dallas, via American Airlines, and to Milan, Italy, via Blue Panorama, will instead connect from Cancun’s much larger airport.
American Airlines says it has received the paperwork it needed to begin service between Miami and Mérida, according to the Associated Press.
Newly initiated flights from Los Angeles and Miami have been canceled, disrupting travel plans for thousands of travelers, while airlines await approval from Mexican authorities.
Already making huge strides in Mexico market over the past two years, Southwest Airlines now has direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos.
Flights from Mexico City to Mérida are sold out. All week, airlines have reported no seats available to get directly to the capital of Yucatán.
American Airlines begins its direct connection to Miami today, yet another option for U.S. travelers.
American Airlines’ new Miami-Mérida route is coming earlier than expected.
Most restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Mexico were lifted Sunday, which most likely means more options and lower prices for travelers going in either direction.