Articles Tagged ‘Mexican airlines’

Interjet leading LCC in Mexico with 25% of domestic market; recently relaunched international flights to Guatemala

Interjet leading LCC in Mexico with 25% of domestic market; recently relaunched international flights to Guatemala

How have Interjet’s monthly passenger numbers and load factors evolved since December 2005? How many routes does the airline now operate from each of Mexico City’s two major airports? What other routes does it serve? With almost 30 A320s in its fleet which new aircraft type has the carrier ordered?

Mexican market stable in 2011; AeroMexico, Interjet, Volaris and vivaaerobus now share 95% of domestic market

Mexican market stable in 2011; AeroMexico, Interjet, Volaris and vivaaerobus now share 95% of domestic market

Mexico’s domestic market is coping fine without Mexicana and the aborted return of Aviacsa. But what share of international traffic do Mexican carriers have and which airlines have started new international services in Mexico since the beginning of May?

Aeromexico now biggest Mexican domestic airline; Volaris and Interjet each have 20% of market; Aviacsa returning?

Aeromexico now biggest Mexican domestic airline; Volaris and Interjet each have 20% of market; Aviacsa returning?

Interesting times in Mexico, as Aviacsa plans a re-launch in May, while Mexicana is still hoping for a fresh start. But who has gained most market share since Mexicana’s demise last year? What has happened to domestic and international traffic overall? And which were the top 10 domestic routes in 2010 and how much competition […]


vivaaerobus starts six new routes from Mexico City; now has 10% share of Mexican domestic market with 11 737s

vivaaerobus starts six new routes from Mexico City; now has 10% share of Mexican domestic market with 11 737s

Another Mexican carrier is grabbing newly available slots at Mexico City. But which two airports form the basis of vivaaerobus’ network? Which milestone did the airline not celebrate recently and what’s happening to its US routes?

Volaris sets new passenger record in July; may consider expansion at Mexico City after Mexicana’s collapse

Volaris sets new passenger record in July; may consider expansion at Mexico City after Mexicana’s collapse

How rapidly has Volaris grown since it launched in March 2006? What domestic market share does it now have in Mexico? Which are its busiest airports? And which US airports does it serve? How many routes does it already operate from Mexico City?

Mexicana’s uncertain future: Big network shake-up posed by possible removal of biggest player; 30% of domestic market and 20% of US-Mexico market up for grabs

Mexicana’s uncertain future: Big network shake-up posed by possible removal of biggest player; 30% of domestic market and 20% of US-Mexico market up for grabs

The airline’s situation is changing on a daily basis but what was its route network before it was forced to make changes? What would its collapse mean for the US-Mexican market and how much competition does it face on its main domestic routes?


Swine flu had only brief impact – Mexican domestic air traffic down less than 5%

Swine flu had only brief impact - Mexican domestic air traffic down less than 5%Mexico’s domestic air travel market returned to ‘normal’ quite quickly after the swine flu outbreak in May. Which airlines have lost and gained market share since then? How long has it taken for international traffic to rebound?

Mexican airport groups report traffic slumps of 40-50% in May after swine flu outbreak

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsWhile Europe’s airports and airlines panic about a 10% reduction in demand spare a thought for their Mexican counterparts. Things weren’t looking great even before the swine flu outbreak, but which airport groups suffered most in May?

vivaaerobus optimises Monterrey network; Texas routes developing slowly

Article ThumbVivaaerobus has been operating in the dynamic Mexican market for just over two years. How many passengers have been carried and at what load factor? Which routes does it operate from Monterrey and which has it dropped? And in what unusual way has it copied Ryanair?


Mexico’s airports see domestic traffic fall 8.4% in 2008 Q4; Mexico City and Cancun both report annual growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsMexico’s domestic traffic is falling after rapid growth, but by less than 10%. Which airlines are fighting for domestic supremacy and who is gaining on whom? Which were the top domestic routes in 2008 and what do figures from airport operators tell us about 2009?

Mexico’s airports see traffic fall 5.7% in 2008 Q3; Avolar and Alma cease operations; Cancun’s tourist appeal sees double-digit international growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAfter a period of rapid growth Mexico’s airports (and airlines) are suffering in the current climate. Which airlines have grown their market share and what’s new in the international market?

Boom times are over in Mexico (except Cancun); Q2 growth is back to below 5%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsMexico’s domestic traffic was up 17% in Q1 but just 3% in Q2. Early indications are that it will be down in Q3. Which airlines are still gaining market share and which have recently been grounded? Which airline has opportunistically started 11 new routes from Mexico City?