Articles Tagged ‘MEX’

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Seat capacity on all direct flights to, from and within Mexico increased by 8.0% in 2017, with double-digit growth in three out of the past five years. We take a look at the main movers in Mexico over the past 10 years, including airline, airport and international country market trends.

London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II

London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II

Having effectively mobilised their followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, London Southend Airport won Part I of the Arch of Triumph W17/18 vote. There are another 15 FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – W17/18 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – W17/18 Part I

The biggest new route cake in Riga Airport history (it weighed 16kg and measured 1m x 1m) is just one of the 28 entries in the W17/18 Part I Cake of the Week competition. And yes you, the humble anna.aero reader, has the chance to select which one of these baked beauties scoops this top […]


Interjet links two Mexican cities with Vancouver

Interjet links two Mexican cities with Vancouver

Interjet launches services from Mexico City and Cancún to its third Canadian city.

Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia is the largest operator at Madrid Airport. Services provided by its mainline operation, Iberia Regional and Iberia Express account for 42% of all departing seat capacity from Madrid during the week commencing 10 October 2017. The next largest carrier is Air Europa which will provide 15% of the departing seats from the Spanish capital.

Aeromexico connects capital to Colima

Aeromexico connects capital to Colima

Aeromexico begins a daily service between Mexico City and the Mexican West Coast city.


Volaris serenades San Antonio with second service

Volaris serenades San Antonio with second service

Volaris begins a second route to San Antonio from Mexico City – joins existing Guadalajara service. 

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

Europe goes three weeks without a win – no entries either! North America takes back-to-back victories

This week’s winning airport has had an unprecedented year, not because of some significant slugs of air service development, but because it has added the Arch of Triumph as the cherry on the top of those achievements. Find out which of five global airports will have something extra to celebrate this week. 

Aeromar becomes first scheduled carrier at Monclova in nine years

Aeromar becomes first scheduled carrier at Monclova in nine years

Aeromar links Monclova to Mexico City, the former airport’s first scheduled route since September 2008. 


Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

After a two-year hiatus, Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Los Angeles and San Francisco routes.

Mexico sees traffic growth of 13% in first half of 2017; Aeromexico and Volaris still fighting for #1 in domestic market; Interjet now serves Canada

Mexico sees traffic growth of 13% in first half of 2017; Aeromexico and Volaris still fighting for #1 in domestic market; Interjet now serves Canada

Demand for air travel in Mexico is still growing strongly. We reveal the rate of international and domestic growth over the last decade and which airlines are doing well domestically. Aeromexico and Volaris busy adding new international routes.

It's a three-continent battle for Arch of Triumph supremacy in Week 28 of the 2017 competition

It’s a three-continent battle for Arch of Triumph supremacy in Week 28 of the 2017 competition

Three airports from three separate continents have sent in entries for this week’s battle to claim the Arch of Triumph crown. But has either Cebu, Moscow Zhukovsky or Toronto Pearson done enough to break into the top 10 leaderboard?