SECTUR and Iberia reinforce their commitment at FITUR

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SECTUR and Iberia reinforce their commitment at FITUR
Source: SECTUR
January 20, 2022

The Secretary of Tourism Miguel Torruco Marqués and the Commercial Director of Network Development and Iberia Alliances María Jesús López-Solás promised to continue collaborating in the promotion of the country

Fitur has been the framework for a new meeting between the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, and the Commercial Director, Network Development and Alliances of Iberia, María Jesús López-Solás, in which they reinforced their commitment to continue collaborating in the promotion of Mexico in the more than 100 destinations in Europe to which this airline flies.

Secretary Torruco Marqués highlighted that “this important agreement is a sign of Iberia's confidence in Mexico and of the excellent relationship with this important airline. Iberia is a fundamental part of our air connectivity with Spain and with these frequencies we are going to have approximately one thousand seats a day, which will facilitate tourist or business trips between both countries”. 

Likewise, he thanked the airline for being an important part in connectivity for the next Tianguis Turístico México 2022, which will take place in the port of Acapulco. 

For her part, María Jesús López-Solás commented: “We have been flying to Mexico for more than 70 years; It is our largest market in Latin America, both from the point of view of tourism and business traffic, and our commitment is to continue promoting the destination until we recover the capacity levels that we offered before the pandemic. To do this, we have allocated our most advanced and quiet aircraft, the latest generation Airbus A-350/900, 25 percent more efficient in fuel consumption and with a capacity for 348 passengers, to this route”.

He added that Iberia has always been committed to this strategic market and, as demand intensifies, it has also been increasing its capacity, since since last September it has offered two daily flights and, starting in April, it will increase its capacity with three frequencies. additional, up to 17 weekly flights.

He pointed out that this increase is intended to favor the flow of travelers and tourism between both sides of the Atlantic, in addition to improving connectivity between Mexico and the more than 90 destinations to which Iberia flies in Europe.


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