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Not to be confused with InterJet or Enerjet.
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded March 5, 2005
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Club Interjet
Fleet size 60
Destinations 47
Company slogan Viajando en tu misma dirección
Parent company Aleman Group
Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico
Key people Miguel Aleman Magnani (President)
Jose Luis Garza Alvarez (CEO)
Sukhoi Superjet 100; Campeche, Mexico

ABC Aerolíneas, S.A. de C.V.,[1] operating as Interjet, is a Mexican low-cost airline with its headquarters in Lomas de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico.[2] The airline operates scheduled flights to Mexico (38), Caribbean (1), Central America (2), North America (5) and South America (1) out of Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City and Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport in Toluca. It is wholly owned by the Aleman Group.[3] It is one of the first regular low-cost airlines of Mexico and claims to offer the most extensive domestic network compared to its competitors. [4][5]

The airline described itself as the "JetBlue of Mexico".[6]

Interjet also operates several charter flights throughout the American continent, mainly in the Caribbean.[7][8]


Interjet started operations on December 1, 2005, with one Airbus A320 aircraft, which had previously belonged to C.A.I. Second (then Volare Airlines).[9] The airline placed an order for 25 new A320 aircraft to replace the second-hand ones, which was increased by another ten aircraft on January 10, 2010. After the demise of Mexico City-based competitor Aero California in August 2008, Interjet took over the vacant slots and established flight services to Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City.

On July 21, 2011, Interjet made the first flight in America (and the fourth worldwide) using biofuel[citation needed], on the Mexico City – Tuxtla Gutierrez route, with an Airbus A320-200 registration XA-ECO.

Mar 2, 2015 Interjet has firmed 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 options valued at $350 million. Interjet, the only Western airline to operate the Superjet, has 12 SSJ100s in service with a 13th delivered and ready to join the active fleet soon.

As of March 2015, Oneworld seems to be interested in Interjet becoming a member to fill the void left by Mexicana de Aviación. Several airlines have since began codeshare agreements with Interjet.[10] There would need to be many changes before Interjet could officially join Oneworld.[citation needed]

International services[edit]

On July 1, 2011, Interjet began flights to its first international (and Central America) destination to La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City from Benito Juárez International Airport.[11]

On February 23, 2012, Interjet started flights to its first U.S. destination to Miami International Airport from Benito Juárez International Airport.[12]

On June 21, 2012, Interjet began flights to its second Central America destination to San José de Costa Rica from Benito Juárez International Airport.[13]

On August 2, 2012, Interjet began flights to its second U.S. destination to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City from Benito Juárez International Airport.[14]

On August 27, 2012, Interjet received permission to fly to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California from Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport in Guadalajara and Benito Juárez International Airport. The airline began daily scheduled flights on October 11, 2012.[15] On June 13, 2014, Interjet announced that they will end John Wayne Airport flights on July 20, 2014.[6]

Interjet intended to serve flights from Toluca to various cities in the United States, including O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and San Antonio International Airport in San Antonio, as of 2013, only flights to Las Vegas and San Antonio had begun.

Interjet began flights to San Antonio International Airport and Havana from Benito Juárez International Airport.

On November 15, 2012 the airline began flights to Las Vegas from Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport in Toluca.[16]

On July 10, 2013, Interjet began service to El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá from Benito Juárez International Airport.[17]

On June 10, 2014, Interjet and Iberia began a codeshare agreement on their flights.[18]

On October 23, 2014, Interjet began service to Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport from Monterrey International Airport.[19]

As of 2015, Interjet is studying several new markets throughout the Americas it could potentially serve. The first new routes will likely begin in 2016. [20]


An Interjet Airbus A320, performing its first biofuel flight, seen in July 2011
An Interjet A320 taxiing to the runway
Main article: Interjet destinations

Interjet flies between locations in Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala and the United States from its main hubs, Mexico City and Toluca.

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Interjet has codeshare agreements with the following airlines, all of whom are members of the Oneworld alliance:


As of October 2014, the Interjet fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 5.7 years:[26]

Interjet Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Options Passengers Note
Airbus A320-200 41 4 5 150 XA-ECO in biofuel livery. One jet in storage.
Airbus A320neo 40 10
Airbus A321neo 10 TBA
Sukhoi Superjet 100/95 19[27] 11[28] 93[28] North American launch customer.
Total 60 66 15 '

Club Interjet[edit]

Club Interjet logo

Interjet has a distinctive frequent-flyer program in which it rewards its members with cash instead of miles or kilometres.[29]


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  25. ^ " tendría con LAN un código compartido; abordaría a Oneworld". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
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  27. ^ "Interjet Fleet - Airfleets aviation". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  28. ^ a b "SJI: new SSJ100 order from Interjet. Five options converted into firm". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  29. ^ [7] Archived August 7, 2011 at the Wayback Machine

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