Articles Tagged ‘Mexican airlines’

Volaris grows by 25% in 2016; fleet of 69 aircraft flies over 15 million passengers; three million on international (mainly US) services

Volaris grows by 25% in 2016; fleet of 69 aircraft flies over 15 million passengers; three million on international (mainly US) services

Now into its 11th year of operation, Mexican LCC Volaris has been growing rapidly in recent years. We reveal the airline’s top airports by ASKs. Plus analysis of which new airports were added in 2016 and the LCC’s top 10 routes and what competition it faces on these services.

Interjet about to celebrate 10 years and 50 million domestic passengers; five US destinations served; new routes to Cuba starting shortly

Interjet about to celebrate 10 years and 50 million domestic passengers; five US destinations served; new routes to Cuba starting shortly

Mexico’s Interjet now commands around one quarter of the Mexican domestic market. We reveal how quickly it has grown and which airports have seen the most new routes. Plus a look at its international operations.

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Mexican LCC Volaris began operations in March 2006 and has grown to have 50 Airbus aircraft. We look at the airline’s recent expansion in the US, its busiest airports by flights, and busiest routes by ASKs and examine its US network expansion.


Aeromar has 0.1% of US-Mexico traffic with three routes to Texas; 18 domestic routes account for less than 2% of market

Aeromar has 0.1% of US-Mexico traffic with three routes to Texas; 18 domestic routes account for less than 2% of market

Aeromar has been operating in Mexico for more than a quarter of a century as a niche, ‘executive’ airline. With a fleet of mostly ATRs it operates primarily on short-haul flights from Mexico City. We look at the airline’s busiest routes and its international activities.

Volaris snatches #1 ranking in Mexico from Interjet in December; domestic traffic up 10% in 2012 to record 28 million

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.

Interjet, #2 in Mexican domestic market, now expanding international network to US (New York and California)

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?


Two years after Mexicana: 11 international routes still vacant; AeroMexico slow to respond

Two years after Mexicana: 11 international routes still vacant; AeroMexico slow to respond

The sudden demise of Mexicana de Aviación two years ago gave Mexico’s domestic market a shake around, but the airline also had a significant international presence. What happened to Mexicana’s international network? Which routes are still left unserved? And which airline moved the fastest to take up vacant services?

Mexico’s airlines such as AeroMexico, Interjet and Volaris helping airport traffic to grow by 10% in 2012

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?

vivaaerobus celebrates 10 millionth passenger; international expansion focuses on Monterrey

vivaaerobus celebrates 10 millionth passenger; international expansion focuses on Monterrey

Since launching in November 2006, the Mexican LCC vivaaerobus has now carried just over 10 million passengers. How have passenger numbers and load factors developed month-by-month, and which airport may soon become its biggest? What has been the history of the airline’s international services?


AeroMexico's carriers have 40% of Mexican domestic market which grew 16% in September; international traffic up 17%

AeroMexico’s carriers have 40% of Mexican domestic market which grew 16% in September; international traffic up 17%

Mexican air travel reported great year-on-year growth in September but are passenger numbers back up to the pre-recession levels of 2007? What share of the domestic market do LCCs have and which new international services launched in September and October?

Mexico City replaces Tijuana as Volaris' biggest base; three Chicago Midway services to start in November

Mexico City replaces Tijuana as Volaris’ biggest base; three Chicago Midway services to start in November

Mexican LCC Volaris had a record month in July and carried more than 400,000 domestic passengers for the first time. It is also the second biggest Mexican carrier in the international market. Which are its leading airports and how many US airports does it now fly to?

Mexican LCCs Interjet and vivaaerobus report highest ever domestic market share in July despite 0.5% drop in traffic

Mexican LCCs Interjet and vivaaerobus report highest ever domestic market share in July despite 0.5% drop in traffic

LCCs have gained a record market share of the Mexican domestic market in July. But how does domestic traffic this summer compare with last summer when Mexicana was still around? What’s been happening to international demand and which new international routes have been launched since the beginning of July?