DELTA AIR LINES is boosting its service to Cancun
from Atlanta April 12. On that date, the airline plans to introduce
a Saturday-only nonstop roundtrip Atlanta-Cancun flight aboard a
737-800 aircraft with room for 150 passengers in a single-class
configuration. The new flight will be in addition to the two daily
Atlanta-Cancun flights offered by Delta's code-share partner,
Aeromexico. Meanwhile, Delta announced it will use a bigger plane
for its Saturday nonstop roundtrip from Cincinnati-Northern
Kentucky Airport to Cancun. The flight will be operated using a 757
aircraft with room for 183 passengers in a two-class configuration.
Delta began the service last summer using a 737 with room for 148
AEROMEXICO VACATIONS launched a "second person
flies free" promotion for clients booking a six- to 14-night
package to Mexico by Feb. 21 for travel through June 30. All
packages include roundtrip air on Aeromexico (including a free
roundtrip ticket for a second person), hotel accommodations,
roundtrip airport transfers and Club Premier frequent-flyer miles
for members. For information or reservations, call Aeromexico
Vacations at (800) 245-8585. Bookings also can be made through the
major GDSs and via VAX VacationAccess.
SPEAKING OF VAX, agents who book a MexSeaSun
package through March 15 using VAX will
receive a $10 cash bonus. This is in addition to MexSeaSun's 15%
commission for using electronic distribution. Also, MexSeaSun will
offer a $50 discount per package when agents use promo code 03MXTA
to book a complete vacation with MexSeaSun. Packages must be booked
by Feb. 28 for travel through April 30. In addition, the agency
with the most MexSeaSun bookings via VAX will win
a complete vacation to Cancun for two. This offer is valid for new
bookings made through VAX by Feb. 28 for travel Feb. 1 to April 30.
The winning agency/agent will be notified by May 30.
MEXICO SPECIALIST Pleasant Holidays launched a
revamped version of its PleasantAgent.com Web site. New features
include a re-engineered booking engine offering comparison shopping
for air fares, hotels, rental cars and airport transfers, as well
as two-click destination booking capability for each advertised
special. The site also includes destination overviews, hotel and
resort descriptions, e-mail newsletters, and sales flyers and
brochures downloadable in PDF format.