Articles Tagged ‘Monterrey’

Monterrey Airport welcomed 9.7 million passengers in 2017; domestic traffic drives growth, VivaAerobus becomes largest operator

Monterrey Airport welcomed 9.7 million passengers in 2017; domestic traffic drives growth, VivaAerobus becomes largest operator

Monterrey Airport handled 9.77 million passengers in 2017, a 6.5% increase compared to the previous year. We take a look at some of the main network development trends that have taken place at Mexico’s fourth largest airport over the past 10 years, with a focus on its largest carriers and routes.

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?

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?


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?

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?