LOS CABOS, Mexico -- Los Cabos. You can't get there from here now,
not if here is the East Coast and you want to fly nonstop.
But that will change Nov. 1 when Delta introduces nonstop
service from Atlanta to Los Cabos as part of an expansion into
Latin America and the Caribbean.
Continental will launch nonstop service between Newark and Los
Cabos on Dec. 16. The flight will operate every Saturday until at
least April 28.
Delta has not set an end date for its Los Cabos flights, but said
it will review load factors by the end of April and decide if it
will continue the route.
Continental already flies daily between Los Cabos and its
In addition to the new service, several carriers said they will
resume seasonal flights in November or boost existing service.
American Airlines on Nov. 1 will resume, through April, the
daily nonstop flight from Chicago to Los Cabos that it introduced
Alaska Airlines in November will add seats to its nonstop
flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle.
And America West said next year it will add six flights to its
Arizona-Los Cabos service for a total of 23 weekly flights.
To promote the expanded air service, the Los Cabos Tourism Board
launched a series of 90-minute agent sales seminars dubbed "Come to
Know Los Cabos" in Atlanta and New York, as well as in feeder
markets like Philadelphia, Detroit and Chicago.
The next seminar is scheduled for Sept. 22 at the Marriott at
the Mall, Minneapolis.
Attending agents will get a destination update from airline,
tour operator and resort representatives, and a sales guide and
For information about the remaining seminars, call (800)
926-0088, fax (800) 941-5101.
For more Los Cabos information, call (800) VISITCABO.