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Volaris adds 'magnificent seven' new routes

Volaris adds ‘magnificent seven’ new routes

Volaris introduces five new domestic links and two US connections.

Mexico traffic up 57% from 2008 to 2017; Puebla fastest growing airport in 2017, Costa Rica sees strongest international increases

Mexico traffic up 57% from 2008 to 2017; Puebla fastest growing airport in 2017, Costa Rica sees strongest international increases

Mexican airports welcomed 136.69 million passengers through their doors in 2017, an 8.5% increase on 2016, and up 57% from 2008 levels. Nick Preston considers the country’s air service trends over the past 10 years including domestic and international capacity increases, plus airport growth rates.

Tijuana closes in on eight million passengers; Volaris still leading carrier and capital connection is route king

Tijuana closes in on eight million passengers; Volaris still leading carrier and capital connection is route king

Tijuana is Mexico’s fifth busiest facility, yet it manages to offer services to not one but two Chinese destinations. Marc Watkins reviews the airport’s recent traffic figures, its seasonality profile, as well as its biggest routes and carriers, including newcomer Hainan Airlines.


WestJet's Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet’s Calgary capacity up for seventh straight year in 2017; Vancouver and Las Vegas top domestic and international links

WestJet offered nearly 5.2 million seats from Calgary in 2017, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the airline’s network developments from the Canadian airport since 2008, including its growth trends and leading domestic and international links.

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines goes international five times over

Southwest Airlines begins five routes from US bases to destinations in Aruba and Mexico.

Interjet links Los Angeles to three more Mexican airports

Interjet links Los Angeles to three more Mexican airports

Interjet now links Leon/Guanajuato, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles.


Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Seat capacity on all direct flights to, from and within Mexico increased by 8.0% in 2017, with double-digit growth in three out of the past five years. We take a look at the main movers in Mexico over the past 10 years, including airline, airport and international country market trends.

Southwest Airlines now handling over 17 million passengers from Baltimore/Washington; only 3.7% of traffic flies on non-US routes

Southwest Airlines now handling over 17 million passengers from Baltimore/Washington; only 3.7% of traffic flies on non-US routes

Baltimore/Washington is Southwest Airlines’ second largest hub, and in 2016 the carrier handled over 17 million passengers from the US East Coast airport. anna.aero takes a closer look at how traffic has developed with the carrier in recent years, and analyses the performance of its international routes. 

Southwest Airlines goes international from Oakland

Southwest Airlines goes international from Oakland

Southwest Airlines begins daily flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta and San Jose del Cabo. 


Frontier Airlines launches five routes to Florida and two to Mexico

Frontier Airlines launches five routes to Florida and two to Mexico

Frontier Airlines commences seven new routes across its North American network – four will face direct competition.

Volaris starts three new Mexican domestic routes

Volaris starts three new Mexican domestic routes

Volaris starts new routes from Monterrey Airport and Toluca Airport.

WestJet welcomes five new services to network

WestJet welcomes five new services to network

WestJet begins five new international services – two of which connect Charlottetown and Toronto with Florida.