Articles Tagged ‘Mexico’

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?


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?


Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America is home to some rapidly expanding carriers as consolidation continues to be felt across the continent. But which are the leading airports and airlines in the region and just how dominant is Brazil? Which are the leading domestic markets and which are the biggest international markets?

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?


UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

UK overtakes Mexico to become second biggest country market for US travellers this summer after Canada

International capacity from US airports is up around 1% this June versus last year. But which country markets are growing fastest? Which US airports offer the most international services and which have been growing fastest in the last year?

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 […]

Cancun sees traffic grow 11% in 2010; US carriers (including Virgin America) adding more new routes in 2011

Cancun sees traffic grow 11% in 2010; US carriers (including Virgin America) adding more new routes in 2011

Mexico’s second busiest airport reported double-digit growth last year. How seasonal is its international traffic and when is its peak month? Which are the leading carriers on international routes and which are the leading destinations? Which European countries are served and what regional connections are there?