Interjet to add new domestic routes with Superjet

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Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet plans to launch service on eight new domestic routes, all operated with the Sukhoi Superjet.

The carrier will begin service from Tijuana to Aguascalientes (thrice weekly), Leon (four times weekly), Culiacan (four times weekly) and Oaxaca (thrice weekly) from 21 August. On the same day, it will also begin flights from Monterrey to Leon (daily), Veracruz (six times weekly), Ciudad Juarez (daily) and Villahermosa (six times weekly).

Interjet will compete against Volaris on all four new routes from Tijuana. Aeromexico also offers competing service on Tijuana-Leon and Tijuana-Culiacan, schedules in Innovata show.

Monterrey-based VivaAerobus already operate on the four new routes Interjet plans to launch from the Mexican city. In addition, Aeromexico operates on Monterrey-Leon and Monterrey-Ciudad Juarez, while Volaris serves Monterrey-Veracruz.