Skip to main content

Delta announces nonstop flights between MSP and Mexico City

The Twin Cities will get a direct route to the Mexican capital.

Delta has announced yet another new international flight from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

The airline, which counts MSP as one of its major hubs, will start daily nonstop routes to Mexico City on June 8, subject to government approval.

The flight will take a little over four hours and will be the only direct route between the two cities, as currently you need to connect.

It's the third new international route from MSP announced by Delta this year, the others being Seoul-Incheon and Shanghai.

Delta has partnered with Aeromexico for the new service, which will be operated on Delta's Airbus A319 planes that can see 102 in the main cabin, 18 in Delta Comfort+ and 12 in First Class.

Flights will leave MSP at 8:50 a.m. daily, arriving at 1:01 p.m., while return flights will leave at 2 p.m., arriving in MSP at 6:14 p.m.

"We've heard from our Twin Cities customers that Mexico City is at the top of their most requested destinations and this new service will give them just that and more," said Steve Sear, Delta's President of Global Sales. 

Global Entry or NEXUS: Which one is right for you?

"At the same time, it allows for more choice and options for customers in many U.S. and Canadian cities through one convenient, easy connection as well as easy connections to dozens of destinations in Mexico thanks to our partnership with Aeromexico."

The Metropolitan Airports Commission, which operates MSP, said Mexico City is the most popular destination in Latin America that doesn't have direct service from MSP.

Around 700 people a day travel from the Twin Cities to Mexico, and a link to Mexico City will provide many more connections for destinations south of the border.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-11-29 at 7.26.15 AM

Multiple crashes, spinouts in Twin Cities as snow falls Tuesday morning

The metro could get up to six inches of snow throughout the day.

Screen Shot 2022-11-28 at 5.39.25 PM

Couple critically injured in Kanabec County home attack identified

Jeff and Becky Ponto were found critically injured in their home Sunday morning.

police tape

Assault charges filed against Red Wing man shot by deputy

The reportedly suicidal man crashed his van into a power pole before he allegedly began chasing a deputy at the scene.

Winter scene snow storm snowfall highway driving traffic - Joe Nelson Feb 2022 4

Winter storm warning for Twin Cities: 6+ inches possible

The heaviest snow could move through the Twin Cities.

police lights

Carver man charged after standoff with police in Prior Lake

The man had been fleeing from police when he allegedly broke into a home and the standoff ensued.

ambulance

41-year-old Sherburne County man killed after crashing car into ditch

The crash occurred Sunday night in Palmer Township.

Screen Shot 2022-11-28 at 4.01.10 PM

Around 200 rescued after ice breaks free on Upper Red Lake

Red Lake — both Upper and Lower — is the largest freshwater lake in the state.

Screen Shot 2022-11-28 at 9.38.30 AM

St. Paul featured on Hallmark Channel's 'Christmas Cam' livestream

Downtown's dazzling display can be viewed from anywhere in the world.

JamborMugshot

Charges: Drunk driver almost struck Bemidji parade spectators

The man told police he was trying to attend the parade himself.

6

The SCHEELS Experience

Whether looking for reliable hunting and fishing gear or new clothing and shoes, Eden Prairie SCHEELS is a one-stop shopping experience for the whole family.

Related

Delta announces direct flights between Twin Cities and Seoul

It becomes Delta's second direct route to Asia from MSP.

Delta plans direct flights between MSP and Shanghai

It would give the Twin Cities its first direct route into China.

Delta

Coronavirus: Delta to suspend flights between MSP-South Korea

The fights will end on Saturday for at least two months.

Aer Lingus to start direct flights between MSP and Dublin

There was significant demand for the route from the business community.

Delta could start offering free WiFi on all its flights

The airline's CEO said it's something the company is considering.

Sun Country to start nonstop flights between MSP-Belize

MSP becomes the 10th city in the U.S. to fly direct to the destination.

1024px-JetBlue_Airways,_Airbus_A321-231(WL),_N945JT_-_LAX

JetBlue announces new route between MSP, New York

The low-cost airline arrived at MSP in 2017.