TAG Airlines continues with its expansion plans in Mexico and is already preparing to connect Guatemala City (GUA) with Merida, Yucatan (MID) during the first quarter of this year, in addition to announcing a new route between the Guatemalan capital and Oaxaca (OAX) in order to strengthen connectivity to the Mayan World.
By 2021, TAG consolidated its operations in Mexico with the start-up of new routes and destinations connecting Guatemala with the Mexican states of Quintana Roo and Chiapas, which have reported an occupancy rate of over 90%.
In August of last year, the Guatemalan airline began its first routes between Guatemala City (GUA) and Cancun (CUN) and Tapachula (TAP), routes that benefit corporate and leisure passengers.
Moreover, on December 1, 2021, it launched the route between Flores (FRS) and Cancun (CUN), which connects with the Mexican Caribbean and the most emblematic area of the Mayan World.
The Mundo Maya region has become a major tourist attraction in the region, TAG Airlines maintains the firm objective of strengthening connectivity in the region, Guatemala is the third most important Central American air market in Mexico by a number of passengers and air operations.
Figures obtained by Aviacionline through the Mexican Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) indicate that in 2019 between Mexico and Guatemala 521,421 passengers and more than 7,000 tons of cargo were handled in 8,336 air operations, making it one of Mexico’s main Central American markets.