Canadian airlines return to PVR-Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit’s many attractions continue to draw in tourists, and air connectivity is being reestablished to the Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport after the COVID-19 health emergency.

Five Canadian airlines are gradually restarting service to the region, beginning with ultra-low-cost company Swoop. The airlines will begin operations on October 25 with a flight from Edmonton in the province of Alberta.

The new route (YEG-PVR/RN-YEG) will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays from October 25 through April 24, 2021 on planes holding 189 passengers.

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Increased connectivity
In addition to Swoop, four more top Canadian airlines are set to restart activities during the upcoming winter season: Westjet, Sunwing, Air Canada, and Transat. They expect to begin operating in November. These airlines will connect the destination with cities including Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, and Quebec.

It’s important to point out, however, that there may be changes in the start date for the routes in accordance to the regulations of Government’s of Canada.

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“We’re seeing that slowly but surely, more and more people are considering taking flights, and economies and markets are starting to open. Though the number of air routes has significantly decreased when compared to 2019, several of the more important routes are still in place, and that makes us very optimistic for the upcoming winter season,” said Marc Murphy, managing director of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Canada is the second most important foreign market for Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit, just after the United States. Every year, thousands of Canadians travel to this region to escape the intense winter cold. Here they find an enviable climate, magnificent beaches, safety, and, of course, an exceptional hotel offer.