McAllen, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The City of McAllen will formally sign an agreement Monday with Aeromar to offer nonstop air service from McAllen International Airport to Mexico City.
Executives from the regional Mexican airline, which is currently celebrating 25 years of service, will join McAllen Mayor Richard F. Cortez for the signing at a regular City Commission meeting on January 28, 2013, at 6 pm, at McAllen City Hall (1300 Houston Avenue).
Aeromar’s non-stop air service will commence on March 15, 2013 aboard CRJ-200, 50-passenger jets. The airline offers top notch customer care and is mainly focused on the business traveler. Flights will depart out of Mexico City to McAllen early afternoon and from McAllen to Mexico City early evening, with enhanced seasonal service during the Easter and Christmas vacation periods.
“One of the most effective economic development tools the City of McAllen can hope for is air service from important Mexican cities to and from McAllen," said McAllen Mayor Richard F. Cortez. "Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world and we are extremely pleased that Aeromar is offering non-stop service so that international travelers can easily visit our city."
Through the partnership Aeromar holds with United Airlines, passengers can earn miles in the MileagePlus frequent flyer program and redeem for travel to over 1,250 destinations worldwide.
“For 25 years, we have been committed to the Mexican market by offering high quality air transport service. Today we are proudly announcing a new chapter for the company: our first international flight to McAllen, Texas,” said Ami Lindenberg, Aeromar President. “
“Aeromar is truly grateful that this City welcomes foreign investment and that it believes in the reliability and the constancy of our Company. This announcement is indeed a day for celebration and the start of much more to come for Aeromar. We are fully committed to this new partnership,” added Lindenberg.
To book flights, travelers can purchase tickets online by visiting www.aeromar.com.mx  or by calling (855) 237-6627.