Guatemala: New Domestic Flights Announced

From December 1, 2019, Mundo Maya Volando will begin operating flights between the country's capital and the cities of Quetzaltenango and Huehuetenango.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

According to the schedules announced by the airline, flights between the three cities of the country will be available seven days a week and will be operated on three aircraft.

Juan Pablo Nieto, deputy director general of the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat), told that "... the increase in the number of seats and itineraries to these two destinations requires investment by businessmen and boost the economy and tourism in these departments. Only in the Guatemala route to Huehuetenango the company registered a growth in terms of number of people above 500% and 300% in relation to the number of flights, i.e. that the business of air transport on that route is highly profitable and now with the combination surely there will be new opportunities and hopefully grow the numbers of flights."

Jorge Granados, general director of Mundo Maya Volando, said that "... the two new routes are aimed at strengthening the air interconnectivity of the country, in addition to facilitating tourism and business travel. The new flights are the result of increased demand from users interested in traveling to these destinations."

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