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1st passengers on Atlanta flight get a grand greeting

Yucatán state officials take pleasure in welcoming Aeroméxico's inaugural flight from Atlanta, the largest airport in the world.

Pilot strike in Mexico City disrupts schedules in Mérida

A group of Aeromexico pilots went on strike early Tuesday, affecting more than 3,500 passengers, including hundreds in Mérida.

Aeroméxico’s flights to Miami may end, but Atlanta route still planned

After 30 years, Aeroméxico is considering dropping its flights to Miami, tourism secretary Saul Ancona Salazar confirmed.

Larger planes needed for Hanal Pixan tourist influx

Flights for the upcoming weekends from Mexico City to the Yucatecan capital are packed.

Time is right for Atlanta-Mérida flights, says Aeromexico exec

Mérida's steady growth has convinced Aeromexico to bring back flights to Atlanta, a Delta hub.

Belize airline drops trips here after taxes slow demand

Tropic Air suspended flights to Mérida and other cities after a tax hike made the trips substantially more expensive.

Record numbers land at Mérida airport; another expansion due

Foot traffic is up 15 percent at the Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport in Mérida.

Interjet kicks off new Toronto-Mexico flights

The so-called "JetBlue of Mexico" celebrated Friday morning as it launched its new nonstop service to Mexico City and Cancun.

Enhanced airport screening for U.S.-bound travelers

Stepped-up security measures from the U.S. Homeland Security Department affect travelers coming in to the States from 280 international airports, including Mexico's and Canada's.

MAYAir moves base from Cancun to 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.

Defiant Volaris still charging luggage fees, to appeal fine

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.

New Mayan World routes to bring 4,000 passengers monthly

An airline deal will go a long way to remind travelers that Mexico represents more than beach vacations.

Plane returns to Mérida airport after possibly striking bird

An Interjet A320 airplane that left the airport this morning had to turn around after one of its engines presumably struck a bird.

Flights from Atlanta to Mérida start Dec. 1, pending approvals

Delta and its new joint venture partner Aeroméxico plans to launch new routes from Atlanta to Mérida starting Dec. 1, subject to government approvals.

After delay, American Airlines announces Miami-Mérida flights

After a six-month delay, American Airlines' Miami-Mérida flight is said to be a reality, due Friday, June 2.

Mexico sues 3 airlines for luggage fees; Volaris fights back

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.

Tough airline sanctions approved by lawmakers

Airlines are punished for making passengers suffer, under a bill that has passed the lower house of Congress.

New terminal, hotel coming to Cancun airport

A fourth Cancun airport terminal is on track to be completed this year, and a hotel within the airport will likely be completed in 2018.

Mérida posts highest growth in Easter travel

The White City is growing in popularity among travelers on Easter break. Much more rapidly, in fact, than any other holiday destination in Mexico.

Finally, an airport for San Miguel de Allende

Expat haven San Miguel de Allende is finally getting its own airport, and it could be part of the Mayan Route, linking Yucatan and other Mexican cities.

Airfares to Mexico’s top winter destinations are cheaper

Ticket prices to Cancun and eight other top destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean are down compared to the same time a year ago.

Dallas, Milan flights dropped

Flights from Mérida's international airport to Dallas, via American Airlines, and to Milan, Italy, via Blue Panorama, will instead connect from Cancun's much larger airport.

AA’s Miami-Mérida flight cleared for takeoff

American Airlines says it has received the paperwork it needed to begin service between Miami and Mérida, according to the Associated Press.

Red tape grounds U.S. flights to Mérida, Cancun

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.