McAllen, TX – Delta Airlines will start its ticket sale on December 16, 2023 to provide three daily nonstop service from McAllen International Airport (MFE) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) beginning April 22, 2024. In Delta’s recent announcement, Joe Esposito, Delta’s S.V.P. – Network Planning, states: “This expansion not only creates an access point to diverse opportunities for business, leisure, and cultural exploration spanning Texas and beyond but also solidifies Delta’s commitment to being a key player in Austin’s evolving landscape. Austin is growing rapidly, and this 20% increase in capacity mirrors that growth as we look to provide our customers with unparalleled convenience in the region.”
“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Delta Air Lines and are excited to launch this essential service to Austin. This route will connect our McAllen community with business, educational opportunities, and family and friends. This new convenient non-stop service to the Texas’ capital was much needed, and we are proud to operate this air service in Spring of 2024,” said McAllen Mayor, Javier Villalobos.
The new year-round route will operate three daily flights connecting McAllen with an essential destination for business, and education. With the addition of this new route, McAllen International Airport will now serve seven vibrant nonstops.
“McAllen residents have a natural connection to Austin for business, and education but also is a great leisure gateway for entertainment, culture, and arts. The City of McAllen celebrates this key nonstop at our McAllen International Airport, but most importantly we are excited to welcome Delta Air Lines to enhanced travel opportunities and bring more connectivity to the Rio Grande Valley.” said McAllen City Manager, Roel “Roy” Rodriguez, P.E.
“McAllen International Airport will now connect travelers nonstop to another vibrant part of the great State of Texas, and in addition, another gateway to the rest of the world.” said McAllen International Airport Director, Jeremy Santoscoy, P.E.
About Delta/Aeromexico Airlines
Through their Joint Cooperation Agreement (JCA), Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico launched the leading transborder airline alliance between the United States and Mexico. This agreement offers more connectivity and scheduling options that benefit customers from both airlines while deepening the relationship they have shared for 21 years as members of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Delta provides service in the United States through its connecting hubs in Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, and Seattle; and Aeromexico offers greater access to Mexico through its hub in Mexico City. The airlines are enhancing the customer experience through increased connectivity, by investing in boarding gates, VIP lounges, and frequent flyer benefits through SkyMiles and Aeromexico Rewards accruals.
McAllen International Airport partners with American Airlines, United, Delta, Allegiant and Aeromexico to serve seven nonstop destinations including Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Austin, Mexico City, and seasonal service to Orlando and Los Angeles. Travelers are encouraged to visit the airport’s social media sites @McAllenAirport to explore the many ways McAllen International Airport can take you above and beyond.
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