The international airport in Mérida is absorbing more foot traffic, at a rate well above the average of other airports ASUR manages.
Volaris said it will keep charging for the first checked suitcase on its flights from Mexico to the United States and Canada, despite the fine imposed on Tuesday by Profeco for doing just that.
A few days after the arrival of the summer holidays, the city has emerged as the fastest growing tour-package destination.
Five airlines are being punished for violating consumer rights, said Mexico’s consumer-protection agency.
As of today, travelers arriving in Mexico will no longer be able to use cash at the customs desk.
Profeco, Mexico’s Federal Consumer Attorney’s Office, is suing Aeroméxico, Volaris and Interjet for charging passengers for their first checked suitcase on fights to the U.S. and Canada.
Newly initiated flights from Los Angeles and Miami have been canceled, disrupting travel plans for thousands of travelers, while airlines await approval from Mexican authorities.
Already making huge strides in Mexico market over the past two years, Southwest Airlines now has direct flights from Los Angeles to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos.
A study by the University of Yucatán reported that nine of every 10 tourists who visit Merida are satisfied with the destination. Nearly all would come back.
This weekend’s Hanal Pixán activities have stimulated air travel from the nation’s capital. So much so that flights to Mérida from Mexico City have sold out through Sunday.