Discount Mexican airline Volaris will start direct flight from the Guadalajara International Airport to New York JFK from July 15, although some travelers may find the timing of the flights inconvenient.
Flights will leave Guadalajara on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 5:45 p.m., arriving at JFK at 11:55 p.m. The return flights are overnight, leaving JFK on Thursday, Sunday and Tuesday at 1:25 a.m. and arriving in Guadalajara at 5:34 a.m.
At press time, the cost of flights for the first month of the new route (returning one week later) was 6,236 pesos (417 dollars). Tickets can be booked online at volaris.com.
Volaris now offers more routes than any other Mexican airline – 38 in total, to 18 domestic destinations and 20 international ones. The airline carried more than 16 million passengers last year.