Mazatlán or Bust
United Airlines will start nonstop flights between Mazatlán, Mexico and Houston, the airline announced on Wednesday.
The new seasonal service to the Pacific coast resort begins December 21 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays through April 8, 2018. From April 9 through August 13, 2018, United will offer Saturday-only service between Houston and Mazatlán.
Both flights will be operated with the 76-seat Embraer E175 regional aircraft (12 seats in first class, 16 in economy plus, and 48 in economy).
The airline is also beginning nonstop service between Mazatlán and Chicago O’Hare Airport on Saturdays beginning December 23 through April 7, 2018.
“We are pleased to offer the only nonstop service between Mazatlán and Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush Intercontinental,” said Jake Cefolia, United’s vice president of sales, in a statement. “United has provided nonstop service from the U.S. to Mexico for the last 50 years and we look forward to serving Mazatlán, United’s 24th destination in Mexico.”