Mexico: Viva Aerobus Inaugurates Flights Between Toluca and Puerto Vallarta

On November 14 Viva Aerobus inaugurated its flights between Toluca International Airport (AIT) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR). This is the company's fourth domestic destination inaugurated at AIT this year, the low-cost airline is the second airline to offer service from the three airports in the Mexico City metropolitan area. "We…

Interview: Northern Pacific Airways Refocus on Trans-Pacific Service and Pause…

AirlineGeeks had the opportunity to talk to the CEO of Northern Pacific Airways(NPA), Rob McKinney, after he completed the airline's show-and-tell tour in Saipan and revealed the latest updates to the company's terminal at Anchorage. The startup airline is planning on connecting the US and Asia via Anchorage in Spring…

Northern Pacific Airways Completes Demonstration Tour, Unveils Hub

Northern Pacific Airways — an upcoming Anchorage, Alaska-based transpacific airline — is picking up speed in preparation for launching flight operations. Sporting a distinctive livery design, the first of the fleet's newly refurbished 757-200s took off from Ontario, Calif. on Oct. 18. The plane conducted a 4-city, multi-state demonstration tour…

Mexicana Comeback? Mexican President Considers Creation of a State-Owned Airline

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his government is considering the possibility of creating a publicly run airline to serve destinations that currently do not have good air connectivity. As part of his daily morning press conference, the president said on Tuesday that the Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA)…

Allegiant and Viva Aerobus Submit New Joint Venture Proposal to…

Allegiant and Viva Aerobus have submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) under Docket DOT-OST-2021-0152, a new proposal to expedite the approval of their cross-border Joint Venture. The two airlines are requesting expedited JV approval by the fall and to begin their partnership by the first half of 2023.…

Aeroméxico Reduces its Losses During the Second Quarter, But Remains…

Grupo Aeroméxico released its final report of its financial results for the second quarter of 2022. After announcing its exit from the Chapter 11 process in March, the company increased revenues by 91.5% compared to the same period of 2021. While losses narrowed by 1.815 billion Mexican pesos, it still recorded…

Iberojet Inaugurates Flights Between Barcelona and Cancún

At 10:08 p.m. local time on Sunday, the inaugural Iberojet flight arrived in Cancún from Barcelona. The first operation was carried out in an Airbus A330-300 belonging to Wamos, another Spanish company. Iberojet will fly twice a week between Barcelona and Cancún during the summer season. With this schedule, the airline…

Tijuana International Airport Unveils New Transit Facility for Prospective Long-Haul…

Last Monday, Tijuana, Mexico's International Airport expanded its terminal space,  opening a new passenger processing facility that will further facilitate the transit of Tijuana Airport travelers between Mexico and the United States. The new facility consists of 52 check-in counters, 6 security screening lanes, 2 boarding gates and 6 immigration…

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…