Mexico City, Mexico — Interjet airlines broke their passenger record by 35 percent, transporting more international passengers in 2017.
The airline company reports transporting more than 2.7 million international passengers during their 2017 operating season, an increase of 35 percent from 2016.
José Luis Garza, general director of Interjet said, “With a renewed commercial strategy of the company, optimization of its operations and a strict control of expenses, these favorable results have been achieved,” adding that during 2018, the company anticipates adding an additional 37 new routes.
Interjet flew 9.6 national passengers around Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, North America and South America last year, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year.
During the course of 2017, Interjet reports over 12.3 million passengers used their airline, both nationally and internationally. A figure that represents an 11.3 percent increase over 2016.
Currently the company operates 78 aircraft consisting of 50 Airbus A320, 6 A321 and in addition to 22 SuperJet 100.