Viva Aerobus will add direct flights from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta beginning in July, the airline has announced.
The low-cost airline will operate flights Monday, Wednesday and Friday departing from the capital of Jalisco at 11:25 am and arriving at in Puerto Vallarta at 12:10 pm.
The director of Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Francisco Villasenor Reyes, said these new flights will improve the overall rates of other airlines between the two cities as it increases competition.
Aeromexico, Transportes Aéreos Regionales (TAR) and Interjet are airlines already offer this route.
Reyes added that passengers flying from Guadalajara will benefit from the new option and have more flexible hours.
He predicted that tourism business in the municipality would increase with more flight options from the capital city of Jalisco.
Viva Aerobus will use Boeing 737 with capacity for 120 passengers for the newly added flights.
The company estimates that the cost of single trip, including taxes, will range from $549 to 1,500 pesos.