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The smart traveler’s guide to flying to the Yucatán Peninsula

Pristine beaches, ancient ruins, charming colonial towns, and luxury resorts, Mexico does have it all.

Mexico airports scrap mandatory masks in terminals and on flights

Mexico no longer requires face masks on flights and in airports, aligning its standards with the United States. The Mexican Federal Civil Aviation Agency confirmed...

Air Canada announces new direct routes to Cancún and Cozumel

Air Canada has announced five new direct flights to Cancún this fall and says plans for even more routes to Mexico are in the works. 

Mérida’s Airport to host new hub for VivaAerobús

The Mexican low-cost airline, VivaAerobús, has just announced that it will be making Mérida its next major hub of operations. 

Tourists warned: Leave super early if you’re flying from Cancún

Delta, Air Canada, and Spirit airlines are advising passengers in Cancún to aim to arrive at the airport as early as five hours prior...

5 reasons to make Flores, Guatemala, your next holiday destination

Flights begin Monday from Mérida's airport. Here is why travelers are so excited.

Here is why moving the Mérida airport farther away seems unlikely

Most media outlets are reporting as a fact that the new airport will be built in Umán, but there are reasons to doubt the project will actually happen. 

Just a few months after opening, Mexico’s newest airport is in...

Travelers continue to take to social media to complain about the airport’s limited amenities, including a lack of food, and bathrooms without running water.

New all-time passenger record at Mérida airport

Mérida's international airport has registered nearly a quarter of a million passengers in a single month, an all-time record. 

Mexico’s government wants you to fly into its new airport, whether...

To remedy the situation, the federal government has issued a decree to immediately move all cargo and charter flights to the new airport — in what could only be described as an effort to save face.

Mexico’s newest airport has no restaurants or even running water in...

Travelers have taken to social media to complain about the airport’s limited amenities, including a lack of food and bathrooms without running water. 

What you need to know before flying into Mexico City’s new...

The distance between the two airports is just over 27 miles, and on average, the trip is likely to take at least an hour and a half.

Mexico seeks to speed up tourist screening at Cancún airport

Authorities in Quintana Roo say they are working with the federal government to streamline border control at Cancún’s international airport. 

Marines to take over security at Mérida and Cancún airports

Mexico's Marines will be taking control of seven airports across the country, with  Mérida and Cancún among them. 

Tiger cub discovered inside a box at Mérida’s airport

Yesterday, a trafficked tiger cub was discovered inside a box by Mexico's national guard in Mérida's international airport. 

Influencers on Cancun party flight stranded, branded ‘idiots’ by Canadian PM

A group of Canadian influencers is stranded in Cancun and along Mexico’s Caribbean coast after Sunwing refused to let them board their flight back home. 

Mexico’s newest airport bathroom turns heads on social media

The new airport bathroom features images of Mexican pop culture, namely the likenesses of famous luchadores including El Santo and Blue Deamon.

WestJet flights between Toronto and Mérida make a comeback

After nearly two years, the Canadian airline WestJet has begun to operate direct flights between Mérida and Toronto once again. The first of several scheduled...

Cancún and its airport are now busier than before the pandemic

As infections continue to decrease, the tourism industry on Mexico’s Caribbean coast seems to be doing better than ever. 

Latin America’s first Airbus helicopter academy to open in Mérida

The academy will be the first of its type in Latin America and is slated to begin operations in January 2022.

Mérida’s new far-flung airport will be less convenient and cost more

According to federal infrastructure plans, the new airport will be located in the tiny community of Poxilá which has a population of under 1,000.

New Tulum airport announced to serve the Mayan Riviera

The projected cost of the new airport has not yet been announced, but preparations and preliminary studies alone are said to exceed a budget of 12 million USD.

Cancun recovers lost ground with new flights from Europe

Quintana Roo’s state tourism board says Cancun and the Riviera Maya could expect to see as many as six million tourists during the second half of 2021.

Mérida’s airport begins to recover lost ground

Traffic continues to increase at Mérida’s Manuel Crescencio Rejón international airport. The airport received an average of 5,200 passengers a day during the month of April.