Continental starts RDU flight to Cancun
Posted February 18, 2011 2:21 p.m. EST
Morrisville, N.C. — Continental Airlines on Saturday begins weekly nonstop service between Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Cancun, Mexico.
The inaugural flight will depart RDU at 10:17 a.m., and Continental will celebrate its first international flight from RDU with a Mariachi band playing near its ticket counter in Terminal 2.
A return flight from the popular vacation spot will arrive at RDU each Saturday at 5:18 p.m.
With the addition of Cancun, Continental now offers 15 daily departures to four cities, including Cleveland, Houston and Newark, N.J.