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Southwest resumes popular nonstop service from San Antonio to Mexican resort town

Southwest resumes nonstop flight from San Antonio to Mexican hot spot

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Southwest is reinstating its nonstop flight from San Antonio to Cancun. Southwest Airlines/Facebook

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

The Dallas-based airline says weekly seasonal flights between San Antonio and Cancun International Airport will return November 9. The nonstop flight from SAT to CUN 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.

Southwest will also resume daily service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to CUN. That flight will depart at 12:55 pm and arrive at 4:25 pm. The nonstop flight from Cancun to Austin will depart at 4:15 pm and arrive at 6 pm.

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

The airline also announced it's reinstating weekly service between Houston’s Hobby Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport. 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.