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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 2:38 PM - For Immediate Release

Sacramento International Airport Adds Nonstop Flights to Mexico City

Volaris Announces Twice Weekly Service Starting This Fall

Sacramento, CA – The Sacramento International Airport is continuing to resume nonstop routes with a new Volaris flight from Sacramento to Mexico City. Tickets are available today on

The flight links the capital cities of California and Mexico. Mexico City is not only the country’s business and political center but also a cosmopolitan city that brings together colonial-era history with a buzzing modern city. Mexico City may be best known for exceptional culinary options – from street food to fine dining – and vibrant arts and culture. The historic Zócalo is the heart of old city while incredible sights like Xochimilco, “the Venice of Mexico,” and the artistic neighborhood of San Ángel are worth exploring.

“We are pleased that Volaris is expanding its offerings out of Sacramento International Airport, which will provide visitors easier access to the Mexican capital for business and to visit friends and family,” said Cindy Nichol, Sacramento County Department of Airports Director. “As we all continue to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the airport is maintaining its high level of customer service while increasing safety measures to make sure that we provide a safe and reassuring environment for our passengers.”

The route will launch on November 10, 2020. The new flight will depart SMF on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 12:15 a.m., arriving in MEX at 7:00 a.m. The flights from MEX leave at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays and arrive at SMF at 10:45 p.m. local time.

SMF reminds everyone to travel safely and take extra precautions when at the airport. Passengers are required to wear a face coverings, as of June 18, 2020 and social distance whenever possible throughout their journey. As always, it is recommended travelers arrive early in anticipation of additional security screenings. For more information visit our website.

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit