The elimination of the Mexican visa was an incentive to invest in the Ecuadorian market.
At 5:40 today, Aeroméxico opened its operations at the José Joaquín de Olmedo airport in Guayaquil. He did it with the landing of his first direct flight, which had as its point of origin Mexico D.F., city with which it is now planned to have a connection of three flights per week. It is the first time that it has signed up to the Guayaquil market.
To Quito, it has been doing it since December 2013. There the airline started with a daily flight until it has a frequency of 12 weekly flights. In the case of Guayaquil, the company will initially operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
A growing demand for tickets by people seeking to visit Mexico, was what led the airline to analyze the potential of this market, says Ana María Cajiao, commercial manager of the firm in Ecuador.
Especially at the beginning of December of last year, the date on which the elimination of the visa requirement for Ecuadorians wishing to enter was made official. to Mexico for tourism reasons.
The withdrawal of this requirement, he explains, has meant that more Ecuadorians are interested in discovering new destinations. “Many people who were previously looking at other destinations in the Caribbean: Punta Cana, Curacao, Aruba. Now you are seeing places like Cancun, which is a good option. (I)