Delta Airlines to resume Minnesota-to-Mazatlan direct flights

Atlanta USA-based carrier Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said it will operate four non-stop flights per week to Mazatlan Mexico from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota from December 2013 to April 2014.

This is a 237% increase in the total number of Delta flights to General Rafael Buelna International Airport compared to the 2012-2013 Winter season, as well as a 129% increase in the duration of service. Flights will resume on Friday, December 20, 2013.

During winter 2012-2013, Delta Air Lines operated three direct flights per week to Mazatlan from Minneapolis. This year´s extended service will increase the total number of seats to Mazatlan from 2,850 to 9,600 and will more than double the number of weeks of service from seven to 16.

In May, the Mazatlan Hotel Association announced that Sun Country airlines will also resume non-stop service to Mazatlan from Minneapolis in December, with weekly flights starting Saturday, December 21, 2013, and twice weekly flights on Saturdays and Tuesdays starting on January 11, 2014.

Each Sun Country plane will have the capacity to carry 162 passengers.

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