Airline to add more routes and frequencies in 2020 as well as new aircraft. International passenger traffic grows record 26 percent for 2019.
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Interjet Airlines announced its continued expansion into 2020 adding service to new destinations with new flights and expanded service to current domestic and international markets.
"The U.S. is now our largest and most important international market," said William Shaw, CEO of Interjet Airlines. "Our international business grew 26 percent year-over-year and our overall passenger traffic increased by seven percent. Load factors were up, RPK's (revenue passenger kilometers) and ASK's (available seat kilometers) both increased dramatically. The strategic plan we put into place in late 2018 is working and the airline is running on all cylinders," he added.
Julio Gamero, Interjet's Chief Commercial Officer, commented the airline will continue to invest in expanding its U.S. footprint as well as other key international gateways, offering more nonstop service, competitive fares, free checked bags on select fares and business class legroom between seats. "We look forward to welcoming new and existing customers on board throughout the year," he added.
The airline said it will continue to upgrade existing aircraft as well as add new planes including the Airbus A320 and A321.
For more information regarding Interjet or to make a reservation, visit http://www.interjet.com or in the U.S. call (866) 285-9525
Interjet is an international airline based in Mexico City carrying 14 million passengers annually within Mexico and between Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America. In all, it provides air service to 55 destinations in 10 countries offering its passengers greater connections and travel options through agreements with major airlines such as Alitalia, All Nippon Airways (ANA), American Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Air Canada, LATAM Group, Iberia, Lufthansa, Hainan Airlines, Qatar Airlines and Japan Airlines.
Interjet was also honored with Skytrax's World Airline Award as the 'Best Low-Cost Airline in Mexico and Best Cabin Crew in Mexico as well as being awarded the Travelers' Choice Trip Advisor Award as the best Mexico airline.
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