LOS ANGELES, CA – Mexicana Airlines, Mexico’s first airline has announced the launch of its new non-stop daily flight between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta effective December 2nd, 2007. With this new route, Mexicana now links Los Angeles with 11 important destinations in Mexico and will provide travelers with easier access to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico’s newest destination which extends for 100 miles along the coast, starting just 20 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Limousine and taxi pick-ups as well as rental cars are available to transport visitors from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport to their final destination in the region of Riviera Nayarit.

The new Mexicana flights depart from Los Angeles at 10:05 a.m. daily arriving in Puerto Vallarta at 2:55 p.m. Return flights depart Puerto Vallarta at 4:05 p.m. arriving in Los Angeles at 5:25 p.m. This new route will be serviced by Mexicana’s state-of-the-art Airbus aircraft which comfortably accommodates 12 seats in Business Class and 108 in Tourist Class.

Riviera Nayarit is Mexico’s newest travel destination stretching along 100 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by spectacular mountains to the north of renowned Puerto Vallarta. Mostly undeveloped, the destination extends from the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta to the historic, colonial town of San Blas, including exclusive Punta Mita and the spectacular Banderas Bay. The region features luxury resorts and eco-tourism boutique hotels, world-renowned surfing, four professional golf courses, rare native wildlife including sea turtles and tropical birds, mountain and island adventures, shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts, charming fishing towns and miles of serene beaches. For more information, visit: www.RivieraNayarit.com.

“Mexicana is pleased to play a role in strengthening the cultural and family ties between Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta” states Jorge Goytortua, Mexicana Airlines Regional V.P. Sales for the West Coast, “This new initiative is why Mexicana was recently recognized by WTA (World Travel Awards) as the Best Airlines in Mexico and Latin America for the 10th consecutive year. The Best Business Class in Latin America (for the third time), and for the first time, the Best Airline Website in Latin America.

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