The recent Open Skies airline agreement signed between the Mexican and US governments to free up the number of airlines that can fly particular routes is already bringing additional flights to Cancun and benefits for travelers from both countries.

Mexican airline Internet has a new service linking Cancun and New York. Delta has announced that as of December 17, it will be offering daily flights from JFK Airport in New York and a Saturday service from Kansas City. Southwest Airlines starts flights from Los Angeles to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos on December 4 and American Airlines will also have a Los Angeles-Cancun flight and Merida to Miami service as of December 15. All new routes are pending approval by the Mexican government.