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Southwest resumes daily nonstop flight from Austin to Mexico hot spot

Southwest resumes daily nonstop flight from Austin to Mexico hot spot

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Southwest's popular nonstop to Cancun flies on. Southwest Airlines/Facebook

Get ready to pack your sunscreen and your bathing suit. Southwest Airlines is resuming daily seasonal service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to one of Mexico’s most popular vacation spots — Cancun.

The Dallas-based airline says daily seasonal flights between Austin and Cancun International Airport will return November 3. The nonstop flight from AUS to CUN will depart at 12:55 pm and arrive at 4:25 pm. The nonstop flight from Cancun to ABIA will depart at 4:15 pm and arrive at 6 pm. Each flight is scheduled for two-and-half hours.

In Austin, United Airlines and Sun Country Airlines offer nonstop service to Cancun, but it’s available only during the summer.

Cancun’s Caribbean beaches and nightlife draw millions of tourists every year, with many of them arriving from the U.S.

On November 9, Southwest will resume weekly service between San Antonio International Airport and Cancun as well as between Houston’s Hobby Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport.

In San Antonio, the nonstop to Cancun will depart at 5:55 am Saturdays and arrive at 9:25 am. The Cancun-to-San Antonio nonstop will depart at 10:20 am Saturdays and arrive at noon.

In Houston, the nonstop to Aruba will depart at 11:05 am Saturdays and arrive at 5:25 pm. The Aruba-to-Houston nonstop will depart at 3:50 pm Saturdays and arrive at 6:45 pm.