Pack your swimsuit, beach towel and mask: Beginning Dec. 19, Hoosiers can fly nonstop from Indianapolis International Airport to Cancun, Mexico, on Saturdays.
The seasonal flights will run by means of April three. When searched Monday evening, a roundtrip departing Dec. 19 and returning Dec. 26 price $670. It is about a 3-and-a-half-hour flight every single way.
A warning on American’s site mentioned the international flight is topic to government and regulatory approval. An Aug. six travel advisory from the U.S. Division of State mentioned not to travel to Mexico due to COVID-19 and crime issues. Click right here to see updated State Division guidance about traveling in the course of the pandemic.
The new route will be one particular of the 1st international flights out of Indianapolis in months, the Indianapolis Airport Authority mentioned in a news release.
“Our airline partners watch the trends and know the industry demand, so this new American Airline’s route is an encouraging 1st step in reviving international travel, and it is the 1st time American has presented a flight from Indy to Cancun,” Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez mentioned in the release.
Final weekend, IND announced a new day-to-day, nonstop flight to Memphis, starting Oct. 1.
Other new flights from the airport this year take passengers to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Ft. Myers, Florida and St. Louis.
On Monday, American joined competing airlines Delta and United in canceling particular costs for altering flights. Southwest Airlines had by no means charged a modify charge.
Saving dollars: Delta, American join United in ditching modify charge on US flights
Airlines, which have been hit tough by low passenger numbers in the course of the pandemic, have been canceling lots of fall flights, USA Right now reported Monday.
American has elevated cleaning in airplanes, gates, ticket counters and much more, the release mentioned. Passengers get hand sanitizer or wipes on flights, and meals and drink service is restricted.
Masks are necessary at the airport and on the plane.
IND: Inside Indianapolis International Airport in the course of the coronavirus pandemic
Get in touch with IndyStar digital producer Ethan May well at [email protected] or 317-402-1058. Comply with him on Twitter: @EthanMayJ.