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…

The Boeing 727 Lives On In Mexico

The Boeing 727 has a long history in Mexico, and the iconic Trijet can still be seen after more than 55 years of operations. With less than 50 of the 1832 B727s built still in service, Mexico is one of the few places where you can still see one fly.…

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…

Volaris Releases 2021 Passenger Numbers, Announces New Route for 2022

Volaris — the Mexican ultra-low-cost airline — ended 2021 as the main carrier in Mexico by transporting the largest number of passengers more than Aeroméxico and Viva Aerobus. Volaris transported 7.3 million passengers in the last quarter of 2021, increasing by 27% compared to the same quarter of 2020. Domestic…

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,…

Mexico’s Calafia Airlines Makes Another Move for Leisure Travelers

Beginning April 29, Tijuana Airport (TIJ) will have an air link with Puerto Peñasco via Calafia Airlines. The governor of Mexico's Sonora state, along with directors of Calafia Airlines and tourism officials, announced the new service at a press conference Tuesday. Calafia Airlines will operate twice weekly — on Monday…

Aeroméxico Plans Return to London

On April 1, Aeroméxico will restart operations to London with 5 weekly flights using its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The flight resumptions represent a monthly offer of more than 9 thousand seats. In a statement, Aeroméxico stated that with this resumption, the carrier will be operating six direct routes to Europe,…

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…