In the face of the untimely closings of airports in Peru to international flights as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19, hundreds of Latam passengers have been stranded at the Cancun International Airport, along with those who had to leave for Bogotá with the Panamanian Copa, which without prior notice the passengers simply did not arrive at the aircraft they should leave this morning.
The Peruvians have sent a message requesting help through social networks to their president Martin Vizcarra, who with his order also left many foreigners in their country without any form of return, including 600 Mexicans.
These flights are added to those previously reported by NITU.mx as canceled, unlike the current circumstances, the previous list are flights where passengers were always warned before arriving at the air terminal, and even in most cases days in advance.
As a result of the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of 145 flights have been canceled both on arrival and on departure, to the Cancun International Airport with a sum accumulated since March 10, according to information obtained by NITU .mx .
The 145 canceled operations left more than 32 thousand seats unusable, half on arrival flights and the other on departure flights, as a consequence the Mexican Caribbean lost the opportunity to receive this number of passengers, mainly to and from Europe.
As reported by NITU.mx, the German TUI canceled its flights from most of its destinations in Europe and joined those already announced by the Italian Blue Panorama and Neos. ( TUI suspends flights from 8 European destinations to Mexico ).
The other foreign lines victims of the coronavirus and who have canceled some of their flights are United, which from April for at least a month canceled its frequency from San Francisco, while LAN Peru, which stopped flying from Lima.
The Mexican Volaris and Interjet have also canceled flights, but not in the long term, their cancellations are day-to-day, until now between March 10 and 17 Interjet has canceled 11 flights, mainly to their destinations in South America, Bogota and Guayaquil, although This Monday 2 came down from Mexico City. For its part, Volaris this Tuesday has its first losses with two operations from and / to Guadalajara.
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