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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

Passenger numbers continue to increase at Mérida’s international airport, after a dramatic drop-off in arrivals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo:...

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.

New Mérida airport likely to cost over 10 billion pesos

Merida’s existing international airport is run by the private company ASUR, and is capable of accommodating airplanes as large as the...

Chichen Itza airport to relaunch?

Aircraft disembarking at Chichen Itza airport. Photo: File. Investors with Zenith Aero have announced plans to modernize and...

Governor: Alternate Merida airport under formal discussion

Merida’s international airport. Photo: Video Never mind that the Merida international airport is undergoing a massive expansion. A...

Direct flights to Miami and Houston back on schedule

Merida is about to see a return of its handy direct flights to Miami. Photo: Getty Merida's direct...

Cancun airport reopens terminal as tourism continues growth

Cancun Airport. Photo: Getty Cancun International Airport will reopen Terminal 2 on Tuesday to keep up with tourist...

Stranded British tourists take charter plane home from Merida airport

British passengers are transferred from a cruise ship off the Yucatecan coast to a Navy dock at Yucalpetén. Photo: Facebook

Border shutdown hits both roads and airports

Passengers wait at Benito Juarez airport of Mexico City while wearing face masks as a preventive measurement against the spread of...

Yucatan adds coronavirus prevention measures at schools, highways and airport

Yucatan Gov. Mauricio Vila addresses reporters at the Merida International Airport. Photo: Courtesy With the World Health Organization...

False bomb threat delays plane, tourists in Cancun

Sniffer dogs check passengers' luggage at Cancun International Airport. Photo: Twitter Soldiers boarded a plane at Cancun International...

Mexico City airport plan hits snag as judge halts work at...

A rendering of the Felipe Angeles Airport at Santa Lucía Air Force Base, approximately 29 miles north of Mexico City's center....

Runway expansion is 1st of many projects coming at Cancun airport

The Cancun International Airport's runway expansion will make takeoffs and landing go more quickly. Photo: Courtesy Cancun, Q....

Rare commercial flight to land at Chichen Itza airport

By early afternoon today, Chichen Itza International Airport will have welcomed its first commercial flight in many years.

New Havana flights begin as Merida airport director urges more Caribbean...

With another flight connecting the city to Havana, the group operating the airport is building on the Peninsula's Caribbean connection.