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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. 

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:...

Animal trafficking at Mérida’s airport shows no signs of slowing down

It would seem that despite the consequences, smugglers have not been dissuaded from trafficking live animals through Mérida’s airport. 

Turtle discovered inside a suitcase at Mérida’s airport

A land turtle was found inside a cardboard box within a suitcase at the Mérida international airport.

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

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

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.

Mérida will replace its airport with a new one, governor confirms

The Mérida International Airport in 2020 was in midst of a huge expansion and renovation. Photo: Sipse Mérida's...

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...

More tourists flocking to Yucatán as Easter holidays approach

The Mérida airport is always busier for the Easter holidays. Photo: Reporteros Hoy Airport traffic has risen dramatically...

Smuggled bees seized at Mérida airport

Bees packed for transport were rescued at the Mérida airport. Photo: Courtesy The National Guard at the Mérida...

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...

Unpaid Interjet workers go on strike at Merida airport

The budget airline Interjet has fallen on rough times. Photo: File Hanging red-and-black employee union flags at Merida's Manuel...

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

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.

Pink flamingos found illegally packed in crates at Merida airport

Pink flamingos were rescued after traffickers tried to ship them in a parcel at the Merida airport, authorities said. Photo: Courtesy

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...

Merida airport expansion will allow travelers to keep a healthy distance

The Merida International Airport is in midst of a huge expansion and renovation. Photo: Sipse The Merida airport's...

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...

Majestic trees at Merida airport chopped down as green gives way...

Giant trees at the Merida airport, where the sounds of countless grackles could be heard by travelers, have been chopped down...