Running scared: Like Speedy Gonzales, Aeromexico is still outrunning its competitors when it comes to maintaining its position as Mexico’s biggest airline. However, it increasingly needs the capacity of its regional subsidiary Aerolitoral (branded as Aeromexico Connect), to hold this position under growing pressure from LCCs InterJet and Volaris.
Volaris snatches #1 ranking in Mexico from Interjet in December; domestic traffic up 10% in 2012 to record 28 million
The MIST countries (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey) are ear-marked to replace the BRIC nations in terms of delivering the fastest economic growth. We take a look at Mexico’s air traffic trends this week.
Due to the US economic embargo on Cuba which has lasted for nearly 50 years, there are no scheduled flights between the two nations. So which nation is the top country market?
Interjet launches twice-weekly flights from Toluca to Las Vegas.
Interjet commences services on the route from Monterrey to Havana.
Interjet, #2 in Mexican domestic market, now expanding international network to US (New York and California)
Mexico’s domestic market is still showing double-digit growth but how many passengers did Interjet carry last year on domestic flights? When did it start international flights and which markets does it now serve? And which new aircraft type is scheduled to join the fleet next spring?
Intejet starts serving two daily routes to Orange County in California from Mexico City and Guadalajara.
Interjet, Mexico’s low-cost airline, now flies from Mexico City to New York’s JFK Airport – its third destination in the United States.
Interjet launches daily services from Mexico City to San Jose in Costa Rica.
Mexico’s airlines such as AeroMexico, Interjet and Volaris helping airport traffic to grow by 10% in 2012
How close is Mexico to getting back to its peak traffic levels of 2008? Which airports grew fastest in 2011? Which airlines have the biggest share of the domestic market? What impact did swine flu and Mexicana’s collapse have on demand? And which airlines have started new international routes so far this year?
Interjet now serves 28 destinations from Mexico City of which 24 are domestic.