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Flying into Tulum’s New Airport? Read This First

As it turns out, it's a hassle to get from Tulum International to resorts in Tulum.

New flights will connect the Yucatán Peninsula to the Americas better...

New flights and increased frequency seem to be the trend heading into 2024.

Aeromexico drops 33% of its flights between Mérida and new CDMX...

Aeromexico will reduce flights between Mérida and the new Felipe Ángeles International Airport in Mexico City. To a lesser extent, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puerto Vallarta, and...

Mérida – Dallas flights up 40% this winter

American Airlines' winter Mexico push includes a 40% increase in flights to Mérida.  American announced expanded services on nine routes between Dallas / Fort Worth...

New flight connects Yucatán to this underappreciated region of Cuba

Santa Clara is home to various cultural attractions, including the Teatro La Caridad, a neoclassical theater built in 1885.

Engine trouble grounds airplane at MID

An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 headed to Mexico City turned around and returned to the Mérida International Airport less than an hour after departure in...

New direct Air Canada flight to Cozumel raises questions

Yet another first for Mexico's biggest island tourism destination.

Known for its discount flights, Aeromar shuts down

The budget airline connecting Mérida travelers to Cozumel and Chetumal has shut down. According to the Reuters news agency, Aeromar announced the "definitive end"...

With a slip of the finger, Mérida-bound passengers were told they...

An automated announcement warning Aeroméxico passengers to prepare to land in water caused confusion on a recent flight from Mexico City to Mérida. The pilot...

MID adds discount flights to Cozumel and Chetumal

Aeromar has added cheap flights connecting Mérida with two other cities also overlooked by major airlines: Chetumal, and Cozumel. The budget airline, based in...

Words of wisdom from a frustrated flight attendant

Some common-sense advice from a flight attendant has gone viral. On her Facebook page, Kristie Koerbel said she wanted to let passengers know how to...

‘Concerning practices’ mean no new flights between Mexico and the United...

Mexico lost its FAA Category 1 aviation certification in May 2021 after a series of inspections revealed what was described as “concerning practices.”

New Frontier Airlines route to connect Cancún with Houston

Citing an increase in demand, Frontier Airlines has announced a new flight between Houston and Cancún.

Details emerge about Mérida’s upcoming direct flight to Guatemala

Travelers in Yucatán will soon have a new convenient destination for their getaways, the Central American country of Guatemala.

Thick fog strands hundreds of frustrated travelers in Mérida’s airport

Flight delays left hundreds of travelers stranded in Mérida's airport Tuesday night. 

Spirit to offer Cancún – Atlantic City connection

The Yucatán Peninsula will have a new connection to the Mid-Atlantic in a matter of months. Spirit Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights between...

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.

Vaccine tourism: United increases flights to Houston, and the price

(Updated April 24 to reflect United's announcement that it is increasing flights between Mérida and Houston to twice daily.) Yucatán residents eager to be vaccinated...

Canadian airlines prolong ban on flights to Mexico

WestJet and Air Canada will continue to suspend flights to Mexico, prolonging difficulty for travelers. WestJet, which had scheduled travel beginning May 1, now plans...

Flights between Cancún and Madrid resume after almost a full year....

After almost a year of cancellations due to COVID-19, flights between Madrid and Cancún have resumed.  The Evelop aircraft was greeted Monday on the tarmac...

Cancun flight vanishes before emergency landing in New Orleans

A United Airlines flight from Cancun made an emergency landing this morning after briefly disappearing from radar screens. United 1832 reportedly experienced a mechanical problem...

Canada fines 2 for fake COVID tests on flight from Mexico

Two travelers were fined thousands of dollars after Transport Canada said they falsified their COVID-19 test results so they could fly home after a...

Cancun leads on international and domestic travel lists

Travel bans have reshuffled the world's most possible air travel routes. But Cancun still maintains its top-10 status on both national and international lists....

Merida-Dallas flights to begin in June on American Airlines

American Airlines is competing with United to shuttle passengers between Texas and Yucatán. AA's once-weekly Dallas-Fort Worth flights to Mérida begin Saturday, June 5. Flights...
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