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The main ultra-low-fare airline in Canada, Swoop, announced a new flight to Puerto Vallarta from Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, which will begin on October 31, operating weekly on Sundays, being one more option for everything the Canadian market that yearns to return to this important tourist destination in the Mexican Pacific and live a warm rest.
This direct flight from Victoria is a reflection of the confidence that Puerto Vallarta generates internationally, being one of the destinations with the best results in the management of biosafety protocols. “The introduction of Puerto Vallarta is the perfect addition to our route offering from Victoria for those looking to make a warm-weather getaway at an affordable price,” said Bert van der Stege, Swoop’s Chief Financial and Commercial Officer.
For his part, Luis Villaseñor, Director of the Public Trust for Tourism Promotion and Advertising of Puerto Vallarta, commented with enthusiasm, being delighted that the airline has launched a direct air service from Victoria to Puerto Vallarta ; “Long a beloved sun destination among Canadian travelers, and as travel restrictions begin to ease, we are ready to welcome Swoop passengers from British Columbia to enjoy the sun all year long. year, spectacular ocean and mountain views, inclusive experiences, and our distinctive brand of authentic Mexican hospitality. ”
This great news about the new connection to Puerto Vallarta , adds to the already announced five reopening of flights by the airline, the first from Edmonton, three times a week starting October 5, from Hamilton, twice a week on the same date, Toronto, twice a week beginning November 3, Abbotsford, also a couple of times a week from the same date, and Winnipeg, twice a week beginning November 4.
The green pearl of the Mexican Pacific was the city in Latin America, prior to the pandemic, with the largest number of destinations, 16 in total, that operate direct flights to the Puerto Vallarta International Airport from Canada, so the return of this is crucial market to recover the number of passengers to the destination.
Likewise, Canadians traveled from 2 to 3 weeks during their vacations fleeing from the harsh winter, which represents a significant number of room nights for the Puerto Vallarta hotel industry as well as a significant economic spill that it generates to the city.