Articles Tagged ‘HUX’
Mexico traffic up 57% from 2008 to 2017; Puebla fastest growing airport in 2017, Costa Rica sees strongest international increases
Mexican airports welcomed 136.69 million passengers through their doors in 2017, an 8.5% increase on 2016, and up 57% from 2008 levels. Nick Preston considers the country’s air service trends over the past 10 years including domestic and international capacity increases, plus airport growth rates.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we have route launch news from TAV-operated Ankara Airport and ASUR-operated Huatulco Airport, as well as an award win for Sydney Airport. Strewth!
Volaris begins two domestic services in one day, linking Monterrey with Huatulco and Mexicali.
VivaAerobus becomes fourth carrier to serve Huatulco from Mexico City.
WestJet adds flights to Huatulco, Orlando and Palm Beach.
Aeromexico inaugurates weekly seasonal flights from Los Angeles, CA, to Huatulco Airport in Mexico.
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.
Sun Country Airlines adds two routes each to its offering from Minneapolis/St Paul, MN and Lansing, MI
Sun Country Airlines adds Tampa, FL, and Huatulco in Mexico to its Minneapolis/St Paul, MN network; starts flying to Punta Cana and Las Vegas, NV, from Lansing, MI.
A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?