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Cancun flight vanishes before emergency landing in New Orleans

Google A United Airlines flight from Cancun made an emergency landing this morning after briefly disappearing from radar...

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...

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...

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...

WestJet adds emergency flights for stranded Canadians

WestJet added an extra flight from Cancun to Toronto on Feb. 7 to accommodate Canadians returning home amid a travel lockdown.

Mérida airport to offer US travelers rapid COVID tests

The Mérida international airport has a Plan B for American travelers who overlooked US screening rules. Air passengers need...

US vacationers begin to think twice about Mexico

American tourists seeking a fun-and-sun getaway have made Cancun's economic recovery go fairly well during the pandemic. Mexico's lax entry restrictions have...

American Airlines brings 737 Max back on its MIA-LGA route

An American Airlines Boeing 737-823 lands at Miami International Airport in July 27. AP file photo Mérida...

United’s ‘Star Wars’ plane lands at Mérida airport

United Airlines' "Star Wars" plane is parked in Mérida airport until it returns to Houston later this morning. Photo: Courtesy

Viva Aerobús takes over ‘critical’ direct flights to Havana

Viva Aerobús is taking over direct flights from Mérida to Havana, following Interjet's collapse. On Saturday, water cannons mark the inaugural...

Interjet cancels all flights and could be gone for good

With just under two weeks left in the year, Interjet has canceled the remainder of its flights for 2020.

Merida airport adds $89.99 flights to California in January

Yucatan’s tourism director Michelle Fridman, center, announces budget flights to Oakland, California. Photo: Courtesy Flights to Oakland, California...

Travel between Merida and Toronto just got a little more arduous

File photo WestJet's flights taking travelers directly from Toronto to Merida have vanished without explanation.

Cash-strapped Interjet quickly drops flights across Mexico

Interjet canceled flights between Mexico City and Mérida and several other routes because it didn't have enough cash to pay for fuel,...

Direct flights between Merida and Houston promised by Dec. 1

United Airlines plans to resume flights between Merida and Houston beginning Dec. 1. Photo: AP After numerous false...

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...

New daily flights connect Cancun with Tampa

The budget airline JetBlue will offer daily, nonstop flights from Tampa to Cancun starting Nov. 19. The announcement comes...

Direct flights to Houston and Miami to resume, opening up travel...

A man walks through an empty terminal at the George Bush Intercontinental in Houston, Texas in June 2020, during the coronavirus...

As Merida airport rebuilds, AA plans to restore Miami flights

Merida's international airport is gradually coming back. Under Yucatan’s Economic and Tourism Reactivation Plan, the state government and...

Added flights, new hotel represent a vote of confidence in Yucatan’s...

The Wayam Mundo Imperial hotel has opened in Merida. Photo: Courtesy Merida travelers got back their Volaris flights...

Aeromexico increasing Merida flights in July

An Aeroméxico jet taxis out of the boarding gate at LAX International Airport in Los Angeles. Photo: File

Interjet flies back to Merida and 13 other domestic airports

Passengers heading to Mexico board an Interjet flight in Guadalajara in 2018. Photo: SFGate Interjet begins flights in...

Flights to Miami return as air travel begins a gradual comeback

American Airlines is bringing international air travel back to Merida.