Iberia will increase its flights between Spain and Mexico in 2022
In April 2022, the operations of this Spanish company will increase from 14 to 17 each week, an amount that will reach 19 in June
The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, announced that in the framework of the 45th edition of the Tianguis Turístico México, which was held in Mérida, Yucatán, last week, he held a working meeting with Iberia executives , which led to the announcement that this airline will increase its flights between Spain and Mexico.
He specified that from April 2022 its operations between the two countries will increase from 14 to 17 each week and in June they will reach 19 weekly flights.
The head of the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) pointed out that during 2020 the arrival of Spanish citizens to Mexico was 100 thousand 23, which generated an economic spill of 99 million 207 dollars.
He added that, from January to September of this year, the volume of Spanish travelers who arrived in our country was 143 thousand 443, which generated a spill of 159 million 978 thousand dollars.
He also indicated that Iberia occupies the number one position, both last year and in the first 9 months of 2021, as the European airline that transports the most passengers from Spain to Mexico.
He explained that Iberia tops this list with 75 thousand 452 passengers transported in 2020; followed by Air Europa, with 13,329; Evelop Airlines, 8,893; and Wamos Air, with 3 thousand 971.
While during the first three quarters of 2021 it is also the leader with 87 thousand 503 passengers. The following places are for Evelop Airlines, with 29 thousand 973; Air Europa, 12,812; World 2 Fly, 7,778; and Wamos Air, with 3,366.
Secretary Torruco Marqués reported that, according to the Official Airline Guide, for the next period from April 1 to December 31, 2022, the schedule of flights and seats operated by Iberia from Spain to Mexico, is 518 thousand operations , with an offer of 180 thousand 264 seats.
"In such a way that, with the increase in flights from Spain to Mexico, it is estimated that between April 1 and December 31, 2022, Iberia's operations will generate an economic benefit of $ 201.43 million," he said.