United Airways provides 4 routes to to new Tulum airport

It is official: Tulum — and now its new airport — have been found.

United Airways has develop into the fourth U.S. service to announce service to the brand new Tulum Worldwide Airport (TQO), which is ready to welcome its first flights subsequent month.

United will fly to the Mexican seaside resort from 4 of its hubs, providing year-round service from three and seasonal flights from the opposite.

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  • O’Hare Worldwide Airport (ORD): Yr-round service begins March 31, 2024. One flight per week, rising to every day service Could 23 for the summer season schedule.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): Yr-round service begins March 31, 2024. Two every day flights.
  • Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport (EWR): Yr-round service begins March 31, 2024. One every day flight.
  • Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX): Seasonal service begins Could 23, 2024. One every day flight for the summer season schedule.

Tickets will go on sale Saturday.

“Tulum is on the prime of numerous journey lists – nice seashores and eating places, and a area that includes a wealthy historical past and spectacular pure magnificence,” Patrick Quayle, United’s senior vice chairman of community planning and alliances, mentioned in a assertion asserting the brand new service.

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The brand new airport in Tulum was constructed to accommodate hovering demand to what was as soon as an under-the-radar backpacker-friendly seaside vacation spot that has now exploded in reputation alongside Mexico’s already-busy Riviera Maya.

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At the moment, most guests to Tulum fly to Cancun Worldwide Airport (CUN) after which make a roughly two-hour drive by way of automobile or bus. The brand new Tulum airport guarantees to make the journey simpler.

The primary flights there’ll start Dec. 1, when Aeromexico and different home carriers start the primary of a number of home routes to TQO.

U.S. carriers have since joined the push to Tulum, betting that the seemingly limitless demand for flights to Cancun may be replicated at TQO.

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Delta Air Strains was first, asserting flights from Atlanta starting March 28, 2024. Spirit Airways got here subsequent with flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando – additionally starting March 28. American Airways was third in line, with its service additionally set to start March 28 from Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Value and Miami.

In asserting its new TQO flights, United took the chance to tout its broader service alongside Mexico’s Caribbean coast, saying it might “be the most important airline between the U.S. and Riviera Maya area and may have probably the most flying to Cancun in its historical past.”

“United will supply greater than 200 weekly flights from eight U.S. cities to Cancun through the winter peak, together with flights on the airline’s Boeing 777 widebody plane from Chicago, Denver and Houston. United may also proceed to fly between Cozumel and Chicago, Denver and Houston, working as much as 11 weekly flights this winter,” the service added.

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