Interjet, the low-fare Mexican carrier has today (Wednesday 14 March) launched its new nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and two cities in Mexico: Cancun (CUN) and Guadalajara (GDL).

SFO is the Bay Area’s largest airport connecting non-stop with 83 cities in the US on 13 domestic airlines and is served by a number of low-fare airlines. It is the 10th US airport on the Mexico City-based carrier’s network and flights will operate 3 times a week on both the SFO-CUN and SFO-GDL routes using Airbus A320s seating 15- passengers.

The inaugural flights were celebrated at SFO with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and welcome speeches attended by representatives of SFO, City of San Francisco and Interjet.

Jose Luis Garza, Interjet’s CEO described San Francisco’s Bay Area as “a thriving centre of arts and technology, business, sports and innovation.”

He added: “We’re delighted to be able to offer business and leisure travellers to Mexico, our unique brand of low-cost prices with free checked bags on select fares, more legroom between seats and great service that has been embraced everywhere we fly.”

Inset image: The inaugural Interjet flight landing at San Francisco International Airport

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