As of May 31, 2024, these flights will begin operations and will thus become the first and only direct service that connects Jalisco with Canada.
Flights from Guadalajara to Vancouver, direct and non-stop, this was what was announced by Martín Pablo Zazueta Chávez, director of the Guadalajara International Airport, together with representatives of the Canadian airline Flair Airlines.
They detailed that as of May 31, 2024, these flights will begin operations and with this they will become the first and only direct service that will connect Jalisco with Canada.
It should be noted that Canada represents 15 percent of the international tourism that enters the state of Jalisco, ranking second, after the United States.
The Migration Policy Unit reported that the number of visitors from that country to the Tapatia Pearl has increased by 84 percent in just one year.
In 2022 there was a record of 17 thousand admissions
While from January to September 2023 there is a count of 325,613 admissions.
It should be noted that this airline is considered low-cost, and the flight from Guadalajara to Vancouver will have two frequencies per week, corresponding to Mondays and Fridays, on a 737 MAX 8 aircraft with capacity for 189 seats.
With this new route, it is considered that the Guadalajara Airport is experiencing a positive increase in terms of destinations offered, since it currently has direct route connections with 27 international destinations and 29 national destinations.