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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.

New Mérida airport likely to cost over 10 billion pesos

Despite recent expansions at MID, Yucatán's state government is still considering a new airport for Mérida. Industry insiders have speculated that the cost of the...

Chichen Itza airport to relaunch?

Investors with Zenith Aero have announced plans to modernize and re-launch the Chichen Itza airport. In an interview with A21MX, Fernando Rodríguez, legal counsel for...

Governor: Alternate Merida airport under formal discussion

Never mind that the Merida international airport is undergoing a massive expansion. A new billion-peso international airport is under formal talks between state officials...

Direct flights to Miami and Houston back on schedule

Merida's direct flights to Miami resume Oct. 8, Yucatan's travel ministry announced. Trips were priced in the US$500 range Thursday morning on American Airlines'...

Cancun airport reopens terminal as tourism continues growth

Cancun International Airport will reopen Terminal 2 on Tuesday to keep up with tourist demand, said the management company in charge of the complex. Grupo...

Stranded British tourists take charter plane home from Merida airport

Merida, Yucatan — Forty-nine British citizens were allowed to disembark from a cruise ship and head to the Merida airport to fly home on a...

Border shutdown hits both roads and airports

Friday's shutdown of the U.S.-Mexico border applies to both land and air travel between the two countries, said a representative of the Mexican embassy. The...

Yucatan adds coronavirus prevention measures at schools, highways and airport

With the World Health Organization declaring a coronavirus pandemic, Yucatan state officials on Thursday announced a series of preventative measures. The state already canceled a...

False bomb threat delays plane, tourists in Cancun

Soldiers boarded a plane at Cancun International Airport after apparently false reports Sunday of a bomb on board. The flight 2168 was going from Cancun...

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

A federal judge stopped construction at the Santa Lucia airport and ordered that the abandoned project at Texcoco remain intact. The Santa Lucia expansion,...

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

Cancun, Q. Roo — The Cancun International Airport is still growing in size, this time with a large runway expansion, and future plans for a...

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.

Miami airport has double ‘blue flu’ trouble

Miami International Airport will close a terminal early for three days because of a shortage of screeners.

With 14% more passengers in 2018, Merida airport breaks records

The international airport handled 14 percent more travelers in 2018, setting new record for the year, management announced.

AMLO, airport investors resolve dispute and peso rallies

The peso jumped 1.2 percent to a six-week high after news that a majority of bondholders backing the new Mexico City airport accepted the government's offer to buy back $1.8 billion in debt.

Good luck with that connecting flight in Mexico City

Catching a connecting flight in Mexico City, already a challenging task, will require a long cab ride at the very least, under the government's...
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