Tropic Air today, Monday, March 25, 2013, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its inaugural nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico at the Phillip Goldson International Airport, it’s 14th destination. The flight took four people over to Cancun, in what will be a one hour and twenty minute flight that shortens the travel time to the popular Mexican destination and makes important connections back to Belize.
President of Tropic Air, Mr. Johnny Greif III, commented that the airline is proud to bring back the direct service to Cancun which is an airway bridge to Mexico.
"It's a flight that will bring revenues to Belize with a hardworking Belizean airline, Belizean pilots and Belizean employees,” commented Mr. Greif. “The new land bridge to Mexico inaugurates shortly and we are very happy inaugurate this air bridge to Cancun, Mexico.”
John Greif III, President of Tropic Air gives a few words on the inaugural Belize/Cancun Flight; present were San Pedro Mayor Daniel Guerrero and Tropic Air's CEO Steve Schulte and other invited guests
John Greif III, President of Tropic Air, greets and personally boards the first customers of Belize/Cancun inaugural flight
Mr. Greif stated that it was with the hard work and dedication of Tropic Air’s CEO Steve Schulte that this Mexican connection was made possible. He says that the airline is proud to be the Airline of Belize, and to be a part of the growth of tourism in Belize. Its new service will ease travel time to /from Belize for passengers connecting with European, Asian and Caribbean flights, but who were, until now, faced with a long drive up the Yucatan Peninsula. It is also ideal for Belizeans who choose Cancun as a vacation destination.
Starting today Tropic Air will have six weekly flights (daily except for Saturday) between Belize’s Phillip Goldson International Airport (BZE) and Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancún, Mexico (CUN).
DEPARTS TIME ARRIVES TIME
Belize City Int'l (BZE) 11:30AM Cancun, Mexico (CUN) 1:15PM
Cancun, Mexico (CUN) 2:15PM Belize City Int'l (BZE) 4:00PM
DAILY (Except Saturday)
ALL TIMES LOCAL
Cancun is Tropic's first destination in Mexico and its third international route. Last year, Tropic added Belize City to San Pedro Sula, Honduras service to complement its existing daily Belize City to Flores, Guatemala route. This is in addition to its 11 domestic destinations within Belize.
The new service is bookable via the web at www.tropicair.com, via e-mail at [email protected], by phone at (501) 226-2012, by contacting any of our stations, or your friendly travel professional.
About Tropic Air
Tropic Air operates a fleet of 12 aircraft to 14 destinations in Belize, Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, and carried over 230,000 passengers in 2012. For 34 years Tropic Air has been a leader in the airline business in Belize, and employs over 250 people.