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Why Can´t SR Fly To Mex?  
User currently offlineTOMASKEMPNER From Mexico, joined May 2001, 389 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

I want to know why Swissair can´t fly to Mexico City or Cancún. They serve Buenos Aires, Santiago, Rio and Sao Paulo from Zurich, and Mexico City is missing.

There is plenty of swiss tourist in Mexico and there is a big market between both countries.

Could you tell me why ?

Many of LH FRA-MEX flights are swiss.

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User currently onlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33038 posts, RR: 71
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1657 times:

SR get's its Latin connections by flying ZRH-MIA and then feeding to AA's Latin flights. Much more efficient.


a.
User currently offlineLatinplane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2735 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1638 times:

Hi,

According to a forum member, the Swiss 2nd most popular destination country after the U.S. is Mexico. Didn't have a clue of that. Nevertheless, it seems so strange that Swissair doesn't fly to Mexico when the fact speaks for itself.

Swissair used to send their Mexico bound customers via Atlanta through Delta and also via MAD through AeroMexico. Now it seems that American is doing the job for them but I think Zurich should be served directly from Cancun and Mexico City.


Best regards,
A. Diaz


User currently offlineSr176 From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1620 times:

There are regular charter flights from ZRH to Cancun

User currently offlineGerardo From Spain, joined May 2000, 3481 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1621 times:

Usually there are charter flights from ZRH to CUN operated by Edelweiss and Balair. From BSL and GVA there may be flights operated by other, above all german, charter operators (Condor, LTU).

Rgds
Gerardo



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User currently offlineBobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6490 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1603 times:

Are you sure they can't fly to Mexico or is it they choose not to?

User currently offlineRojo From Spain, joined Sep 2000, 2466 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1600 times:

They choose not to fly to MEX, because Mexico in not a slot restricted airport (so far).

Rojo


User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

You are all talking about tourists and charter flights, maybe (and I am only speculating) yelds are too low for mainline service.

User currently offlineSwiss-airplane From Switzerland, joined May 2000, 591 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1593 times:

Hey there
There are flights from Zürich to Mexico. Balair/CTA the charter daughter of Swissair flies to Cancu, but of course I would love to see a Swissair flight from Zürich to Mexico. But American Airlines is a very good airline for Latin America and Central America, so Swissair passengers uses AA Codeshare to Mexico.
Mike


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