Monterrey Airport Seeks to Become Mexico’s Next International Hub

Due to crowded skies stressing Mexico City’s Benito Juárez Airport, Monterrey International Airport in the northeast region of Mexico is seeking to become the next hub for the country and Latin America. The airport authority for Monterrey Airport, Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA), announced it is seeking to position…

Aeromexico Announces Third Destination From Mexico City‘s New Airport, Reverses…

Aeromexico recently announced a new destination out of Mexico City’s Felipe Ángeles Airport this past Friday — less than two weeks since the airport’s inauguration. Beginning May 1, the airline will fly to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico four times weekly from the new international airport. The new Puerto Vallarta, Mexico service,…

Aeroméxico Increases Fleet, Could Suspend Flights to South Korea

Air Lease Corporation (ALC), Aeroméxico's main aircraft lessor, will lease nine Boeing 737 aircraft to Aeroméxico made up of two 737-8s and seven 737-9s. These aircraft will be delivered between July 2022 and August 2023, depending on ALC's order book with Boeing. The deal comes after Aeroméxico said last week…

Mexico City’s New Felipe Ángeles Airport To Open Without Fixed…

One of the most speculated issues regarding Mexico City's newest airport, Felipe Ángeles Airport (AIFA - Aeropuerto Internacional de Felipe Ángeles) is its ground connectivity with the country's capital. This is the main challenge facing the new international airport located more than 25 miles away from the city center. Unfortunately,…

Aero California’s McDonnell Douglas DC-9s, Where Are They Now?

Aero California — an iconic low-cost Mexican airline — has been missing from the skies since 2008. Its yellow, orange and red cheatline were arguably one of the best liveries around. It operated 35 McDonnell Douglas DC9s in total and amazingly nearly 14 years on, most of them can still…

Aeroméxico Plans for Bankruptcy Exit

In 2020, Aeroméxico voluntarily entered the Chapter 11 process for financial restructuring to be able to face the billionaire debt that reached up to $5 billion. The Mexican carrier has debts with banking institutions, airport groups, Mexican government entities and suppliers including Boeing. Aeroméxico saw the number of passengers drop…

Omicron Hits Aeromexico, Cancels More Than 260 Flights in Four…

Aeromexico canceled more than 260 flights from Jan. 6-10 due to a highly contagious outbreak of Covid-19 that has spread amongst its pilots and flight attendants. According to the Mexican government's Consumer Protection Office (PROFECO) who provided the statistic, a high number of crew members on the sick list has…

Why Aeromexico Will Not Fly From Mexico City’s New International…

Aeromexico recently confirmed it would not operate from Mexico City's brand-new Felipe Ángeles International Airport, after much speculation whether the Mexican flag carrier would operate from the capital's newest airport once it opens in early 2022. The airline advised its decision was firm and that it would instead focus its…

Aeroméxico Receives CEIV Pharma Certification

A CEIV trade lane is a general classification of any transport-related activities between two defined countries. CEIV Pharma ensures that facilities, equipment, operations, and staff comply with all applicable standards, regulations and guidelines expected from pharmaceutical manufacturers. According to a press release, Aeroméxico announced its recently joined the select group…