Air Canada, together with the Minister of Tourism of Nuevo León and Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA), has announced the commencement of operations at Monterrey Airport, becoming the only airline in Canada to offer direct flights between both destinations. From October 29, 2023, travelers will be able to enjoy a regular route connecting Monterrey and Toronto, one of Canada’s major economic and cultural hubs.
This new connection marks an important milestone for Air Canada, Monterrey and Nuevo Leon Airport, as it not only establishes a direct route between Monterrey and Toronto, but also strengthens trade and tourism relations between Mexico and Canada. “Recognized as the second largest city in Mexico, Monterrey is an ever-growing commercial hub with major business headquarters and interests,” said Maricarmen Martínez Villarreal, Minister of Tourism of Nuevo León.
Flights between Monterrey and Toronto will be operated with modern Airbus A220 aircraft, providing passengers with a comfortable and safe flying experience. Air Canada prides itself on providing high quality service, with personal attention and a wide range of options to meet the needs of travelers.
Luis Noriega, Director of Sales for Latin America and the Caribbean at Air Canada, stated, “This announcement is a remarkable achievement, but above all it is the result of teamwork with the authorities of the state of Nuevo León and the OMA Group. Being able to add Monterrey, an important pole for development In the country, to our global hub in Toronto with four weekly frequencies – in a configuration of 12 business and 125 economy seats – is great news, in this way we will provide more connections to the rest of Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia.”
“We welcome Air Canada, this opening enhances the international connectivity network of Monterrey Airport, provides more flight options for passengers and thus reinforces our strategy to make Monterrey a communications hub in the north of the country,” said Ricardo Dueñas. , General Manager of OMA Corporation.
On the other hand, as revealed REPORTUR.mx, The Immigration Policy Unit reported that during the first three months of the year, 498,068 Canadian tourists arrived in the Mexican Caribbean, which is twice as high as in 2022 in the same period, when only 261,333 tourists arrived from this US country (Cancun: Canada The number of tourists has doubled.It adds a route from Montreal to Cozumel).