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An Aeromexico 787-8 landing at London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

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

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 efforts on financial restructuring. The carrier will also concentrate on strengthening its position at Mexico City's Benito Juárez Airport where it is currently based. Aeromexico has previously indicated that due…

LATAM Confirms Demand Recovery for November

LATAM Airlines Group's operational passenger projection for November 2021 is estimated to reach 62% compared to the same month in 2019, as measured in available seat kilometers. According to a press release, for this month, solid results from October have been maintained in the countries where the group operates, with…

Volaris Announces Flights from Mexico City’s Newest International Airport

Mexican Low-Cost Carrier Volaris announced its decision Wednesday to commence operations out of Mexico City's Felipe Ángeles International Airport beginning March 21, 2022. Volaris is the first airline to confirm plans to use the new international airport, located on Santa Lucía Air Force Base, deemed Mexico's newest gateway. Beginning March…

LATAM Colombia Surpasses 2019 Passenger Numbers

LATAM Colombia pushed ahead in its quest for a full recovery this summer, as the airline beat the number of passengers it transported during the third quarter 2019, with a total of 1,742,988 passengers moved between the 15 destinations and 25 routes handled by the airline in Colombia from July…

LATAM Colombia Exceeds 2019 Passenger Numbers

LATAM Airlines Colombia exceeded the number of passengers moved during the third quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2019. The carrier transported a total of 1,742,988 passengers between its 15 destinations and 25 domestic routes handled in Colombia. With these results, the Colombian market remains one…

Operations Begin at Chengdu’s Second International Airport

China's newest international airport in Chegdu, Tianfu International Airport, began operations this Sunday. The new airport serves as a new international gateway to the Sichuan province and China and will operate as a second airport for Chengdu with the existing Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport continuing to operate. The new airport,…

EVA Air Resumes Daily Service to Los Angeles Due to…

Beginning June 7, EVA Air will resume flying to Los Angeles once daily — up from only operating the service three times per week — in response to demand from ethnic and overseas Taiwanese returning to the U.S. The sudden change in EVA Air's operations plan is due to the…

How a 38-Year-Old 757 Tests the Next Generation of Aviation…

Age is just a number, as they say, and Honeywell’s 757-200 is no exception to this rule. The aircraft — registered as N757HW — tests some of the latest and greatest aviation technologies, including safety systems, powerplants and products targeted more towards the airline passenger. N757HW was the fifth 757…

LATAM Announces Operational Projection for March 2021

LATAM's operational passenger projection for Mar. 2021 is estimated to reach up to 35% (measured in available seat kilometers – ASK) compared to the same month in 2019, in a pre-pandemic context. In a press release, the group has planned 675 daily domestic and international flights, connecting 115 destinations in…

LATAM Projects a Lower Operation in February

LATAM Airlines Group reported that its operational passenger estimate for February would reach up to 35% (measured in Available Seat Kilometers – ASK) compared to the same month of the last year. This statistic is lower in relation to last January, in which the operation was 39.8%, in a scenario…