Articles Tagged ‘Mexicana’
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?
Mexicana’s demise has minimal impact on Mexican traffic; almost 30 new international routes starting this winter
Remember the panic when Mexicana collapsed in August? We look at what impact the airline’s demise has had on Mexican traffic and reveal which new international routes will be starting during the winter season.
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
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?
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?
Another healthy crop of new routes this week. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Fiji, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, the UK and the USA.
Cancun has just opened a second parallel runway and remains the #1 tourist destination in Latin America. How has traffic developed during the last decade and which are the leading routes at the airport? Which are the leading carriers and which new routes have been added?
New routes this week from AeroMexico (Mexico), Alaska Airlines (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Blue1 (Finland), Cimber Sterling (Denmark), easyJet (France), Jet2.com (UK), Mexicana (Mexico) and Virgin America (USA).
Another nine new routes were started around the world this week by Aer Arann (Ireland), Air France (France), EVA Air (Taiwan), Kingfisher (India), Mexicana (Mexico), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Sun-Air (Denmark) and Wizz Air (Poland).
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
After 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?
A brief lull this week before we have over 50 new routes starting next week. However, BA started a new route to India, easyJet launched four new routes including a domestic French route, and Transavia (a Dutch airline) started a whopping eight new routes from Copenhagen (in Denmark). Ah, the joys of EU liberalisation. Plus new routes from Mexicana, SriLankan and TUIfly.com. Ryanair took the week off but will be back with a bang next week!
Mexico’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?