Getting To Mexico City Gets Easier

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    402416 04: Workers secure steel cables as they work on "The Mayor Tower" March 15, 2002 in Mexico City, Mexico. The building, a joint venture among Canada, the United States, Mexico and others, will be the tallest building in Latin America measuring 225 meters tall with 55 stories. (Photo by Susana Gonzalez/Getty Images)

    Starting in May there will be another option for folks wanting to get to Mexico.

    Volaris Airlines announced Thursday is will being a daily nonstop between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Mexico City (MEX) beginning May 6.

    Volaris already has two daily nonstop flights from Oakland to Guadalajara.

    The Mexico City flight is a red eye. The flight leaves each night at 12:20 a.m. and gets into Mexico City at 6:30 a.m.

    The flight home leaves Mexico City at 7:55 p.m. with a 10:30 p.m. arrival back to Oakland.

    Volaris is Mexico’s second largest air carrier. It began service out of at Oakland in July 2008 and operates from Terminal 1

    The press release announcing the new flight did not include a ticket price range. We have an email in to Volaris in hopes of being able to add that information here.