Puerto Vallarta Breaks May Record With 233,100 Arriving by Airplane

The International Airport of this city obtained positive numbers during the month of May in the arrival of national and international travelers

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Puerto Vallarta’s airport has been a busy place since Jan. 1, 2022. As of last month, the Puerto Vallarta International Airport received a total of 489,000 passengers, compared with 2019, it saw an arrival of 362,200 people – an increase of 35%.

In May, the airport received a total of 233,100 passengers compared to 157,800 in 2019 – an increase of 47.8% and breaking previous records.

Since the beginning of the year, Puerto Vallarta has had a great dynamism in the arrival of visitors, however, during the month of May this tourist destination has registered historical figures that exceed the data obtained in 2019, prior to the start of the pandemic.

For its part, the international market has continued with excellent dynamism in its arrival at the green pearl of the Mexican Pacific, achieving 255,900 passengers in May against 204,500 in 2019, with an increase of 25.2%.

The Puerto Vallarta International Airport continues to grow in its air operations, and recently announced flights would begin from the Toluca International Airport with Volaris from July 1 and Viva Aerobus from September 9. In the same way, the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) will be key with its Aeroméxico flight, which currently operates.

And on the international flights, Flair Airlines will arrive from November 3rd from Edmonton and November 5th from Vancouver. Starting in the summer, Sunwing will arrive in Puerto Vallarta with flights from Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. Additionally, the company Apple Leisure Group will start trips from St. Louis and Dallas in the summer, as well as from Milwaukee and Minneapolis in the winter.

Likewise, according to the Federal Tourism Secretariat, Puerto Vallarta is consolidated in the Top five of the destinations with the best hotel occupancy registered from January to April 2022, with Puerto Vallarta having an average of 74.5%.

This tourist destination continues to reap good news and it is that Allianz Travel, a leading travel assistance company, recently pointed out that derived from an annual study on the favorite places to visit, Puerto Vallarta is located among the three preferred national destinations for American tourists during the summer season.

Puerto Vallarta is ready to welcome all national and international tourists to enjoy summer, considered one of the warmest seasons of the year, where visitors can live pleasant experiences in the spectacular natural, cultural and entertainment sites of this considered destination. the friendliest city in the world.

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