British Airways announced that Suspension of flights from Gatwick and Heathrow airports. In the UK, to Cancun, Quintana Roo, starting August 15.
Although it is a temporary measure that lasts for a month and a half, it is to be expected $15.1 million (MDD) economic leakage losses will occur.
British Airways Roads will be suspended from August 15 to September 30 It operates from Gatwick and Heathrow to Cancun International Airport.
According to information from the Official Airlines Guide (OAG), from August 15 to September 30 British Airways has 9,640 seats scheduled in Cancun, of which 8,644 were on board at Gatwick and 996 at Heathrow, on 26 of the first and three of the second.
the Expected economic spill was $13.5 million from Gatwick tourists and $1.6 million from Heathrow passengers. In total, they will generate a leak of $15.1 million.
European airlines with more travelers to Cancun
Miguel Toroco, Federal Secretary for Tourism (SECTOR), explained that in 2020 Britain’s Gatwick-Cancun route recorded an influx of 73 flights with a volume of 19,300 passengers, representing 9.7% of the total arrivals to the destination. It should be noted that this data is from an atypical year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NS From January to June 2021, the line carried 38 British Airways flights, It carried 7,629 passengers, which is 6.2% of all international tourists to Cancun.
British Airways, in 2020, was the The third most important European airline in terms of the number of passengers carried to Cancun. In the first half of 2021, it ranked eighth.
From January to June 2021, Airlines that received the most passengers to CancunThe number of passengers were: Lufthansa with 26 thousand 793 passengers, Air France with 21 thousand 545 passengers, Turkish with 12 thousand 141, Polki 11 thousand 447, Edelweiss with 11 thousand 348 passengers, Evolop with 11 thousand 265 passengers, Portuguese TAP Air with 8 thousand 731 and British Airways with 7,629 transfers.
in a 2020, from European airlines, Air France ranked first in transporting 39,673 passengers; Followed by Tui Airways with 29,330; British Airways with 19,300; Lufthansa carried 17,361 passengers, and Air Europe carried 13,329 passengers.
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