Above: an InterJet plane
American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexican air carrier Interjet, the company announced.
The agreement paves the way for new services to a number of destinations in Mexico.
American will codeshare on Interjet flights from Mexico City to five destinations: Huatulco, Villahermosa, Merida, Tuxtla Gutierrez, and Oaxaca.
“We are excited about offering new destinations in Mexico,” said Kurt Stache, senior vice president at American Airlines. “This new codeshare relationship with Interjet strengthens our presence in this important and growing market.”
Interjet has been on a major expansion push in recent yeras, now operating more than 1,800 weekly flights to 38 cities in Mexico along with destinations in the US, Latin America and the Caribbean.
“We’re excited about this new partnership with American Airlines,” said José Luis Garza, CEO of Interjet. “We’re proud to be the airline that will open these new destinations in Mexico for American Airlines customers.”