Flights for the upcoming weekends from Mexico City to the Yucatecan capital are packed.
More details are emerging about the hotel-shopping complex planned for Mérida’s airport entrance.
Images of the Yucatecan coast, beaches, sunrises and sunsets; of archaeological zones; of regional customs and traditions — all are seen through the lens of several local photojournalists in an exhibit called “Instantes.”
Dozens of communal landowners protested at Mérida’s international airport, demanding payment for 204 hectares that they say was seized illegally for a long-ago expansion.
A new complex, possibly shops and a hotel, will be built at the entrance to Mérida’s international airport, a chamber of commerce official said.
For the first half of this year, Yucatán’s tourism sector reports historic highs.
Foot traffic is up 15 percent at the Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport in Mérida.
The regional airline MAYAir will move its base of operations from Cancun to Mérida in 30 days, said the president of the its board of directors.
An Interjet A320 airplane that left the airport this morning had to turn around after one of its engines presumably struck a bird.
To adapt to the growing presence of private planes landing at the Mérida International Airport, a new 60-million-peso private aviation terminal has been built.