AUSTIN (KXAN) – Aeromar, a Mexico-based regional airline, will begin nonstop service from Austin Bergstrom International Airport to and from Mexico City starting Oct. 21.
Flights will be operated on CRJ-200 50-passenger jets, the airline says. The airline focuses on business travelers. It also offers full onboard service, including one piece of checked baggage without charge, to all passengers.
Flights will depart out of Mexico City to Austin early morning and from Austin to Mexico City by mid-morning, with five flights a week.
The report comes after Austin's airport reported its busiest month in its 14-year history.Total passenger-traffic reports show that the airport saw a record 911,675 passengers in June. That's up 8 percent compared to June 2012. This tops the previous single-month record of 889,659 set in May 2013.
Passenger traffic for the year is up a total of 6 percent compared to this time last year.
ABIA has nonstop service to 41 destinations in the U.S. and Mexico. The airport is working to expand their non-stop destinations and add even more carriers to keep up with constant growth.
In mid-July, Allegiant Air said it will begin flights from Austin to Las Vegas on Oct. 31.
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