ALTA welcomes Interjet

Panama, October 22, 2018 – Interjet, the Mexican airline with nearly 13 years of trajectory, joins today the select group of member airlines of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA).

With its arrival to ALTA, Interjet will work hand in hand to facilitate more people in the region to access a safe, cost-effective and environmentally responsible air transport, at the time it continues generating more benefits to the Latin American and Caribbean population through the substantial contributions of the aviation industry to the economic and social development of our countries.

Interjet was born in 2005 with the aim of offering a more accessible air transport service, increasing the efficiency and productivity of its resources. Today, it stands out as an airline that provides a high travel experience, with a unique set of services that offer travelers a balance between cost and benefit, such is the case of its no-oversell policy, enjoying the most space between seats of its category in the American continent, service of snacks and drinks without cost, as well as the possibility of documenting up to 50 Kg. of luggage in Priority tariffs, among others.

Luis Felipe de Oliveira, ALTA’s Executive Director, welcomed Interjet: “We are very pleased to welcome a new airline to ALTA. Interjet, based in one of the largest and most dynamic domestic markets in the region, will provide the association with an interesting experience that will be of great value to our members. We are fulfilling our mission to unify the common objectives and, the contribution that Interjet generates as one of the most important airlines in Mexico and Latin America shows that we are on the right track. We are convinced that Interjet will benefit in strengthening alliances with other airlines in the region, sharing best practices and having access to ALTA’s extensive network.”

In this regard, José Luis Garza, General Director of Interjet, said that “The inclusion of the airline to ALTA is a transcendental step, since it speaks of the strength we have, not only locally, but also internationally. Being a member of this association represents an honor for Interjet, since there is a great commitment to the environment, and economic and social development generated by the aviation industry, guiding principles of our company. ”

The airline has been recognized internationally. In 2017, Interjet received the four stars offered by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), in addition to having been rated by TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice as the ‘Best Mexican Airline’, considering factors such as service, quality and satisfaction. It was recently awarded as the ‘Best Airline’ of its segment in Mexico and the ‘Best Crew on Board’ by the international organization Skytrax, which evaluates the most important companies worldwide.

About interjet
Interjet operates more than 300 daily flights and serves more than 12 million passengers each year with routes in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central, and South America, providing air service to 55 destinations in eight countries. It has stood out as an airline that provides a high travel experience, with a unique set of services that offers travelers the perfect balance between cost and benefit. It offers its passengers greater connections and travel options, thanks to agreements with major airlines such as Alitalia, All Nippon Airways (ANA), American Airlines, British Airways, LATAM Group, Hahn Air, Iberia, Japan Airlines (JAL) and Lufthansa. For more information, visit

About ALTA
ALTA is a private non-profit association at the service of the air transport industry, whose objective is to develop a safer, more efficient and sustainable aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean. ALTA coordinates collaborative efforts across the entire value chain maximizing the impact of aviation in the region’s economic and social growth for the benefit of the industry, the nations and the people served by the air transport.

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