Category: Airlines

One Million New Seats on International Direct Flights to Mexico in 2017

Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience Resort

 Boost in demand for travel to Mexico offers business growth opportunity for airline industry Mexico City, Mexico.  The Mexico Tourism Board announced today that Mexico’s global air connectivity continues to grow at a record pace, with airlines around the world…

New Managing Director of Los Cabos Tourism Board, Rodrigo Esponda, Discusses Growth of Los Cabos as World-Class Destination and Plans for 2017

Rodrigo Esponda, new managing director of Los Cabos Tourism Board

Rodrigo Esponda, the new managing director of Los Cabos Tourism Board, officially took charge of the Los Cabos Tourism Board in the last quarter of 2016 (October 3rd). His career previously included 16 years with Mexico Tourism Board, most recently as the Regional…

Flying Southwest Airlines to Mexico, What To Expect and Holiday Travel Tips

The Mexico Report's Susie Albin-Najera and kids on Southwest Airlines to Mexico

On December 4, Southwest Airlines started new, daily, non-stop international flights from Los Angeles Int’l airport (LAX) to Los Cabos (SJD), Puerto Vallarta (PVR) and Cancun (CUN), Mexico.  On the date they announced these new flights (August 18), I hopped…

Southwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Flights from LAX to Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta

New flights from LAX to Mexico begin Dec. 4, 2016 DALLAS—Aug. 18, 2016—Southwest Airlines Co.(NYSE: LUV) today announced new international service between Los Angeles (LAX) and three airports in Mexico’s coastal resort regions: Cancun (CUN), San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos…

Acapulco’s Airport to Receive New Passenger Terminal

Acapulco's General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport to receive new terminal via TheMexicoReport.com

New Airport Terminal Upgrades Infrastructure and Improves Touristic Experience Mexico’s seaside resort town of Acapulco is upgrading its airport. Directors from Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA) recently announced the construction of a spacious new passenger terminal at Acapulco’s General Juan…

Southwest Airlines To Offer New Daily Nonstop Service Between Los Angeles (LAX) to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos

 Carrier seeks DOT route authority to link its LAX International gateway to Cancún, Puerto Vallarta, and San José del Cabo/Los Cabos, México DALLAS, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:  LUV) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to…

Tianguis Turistico 2016, Mexico’s Largest Tourism Conference, Set for April 25-28 in Guadalajara

The dates for the 41st Edition of Tianguis Turístico have been confirmed. The event will take place from April 25th – 28th in Guadalajara, Mexico. Tianguis Turístico is a world-recognized, highly professional and dynamic event which showcases each of Mexico’s exciting destinations, as well as its diverse…

Post Hurricane Patricia, Puerto Vallarta Fully Operational and Welcoming Arrivals of Flights and Cruise Ships to Destination

 Official communication from the destination of Puerto Vallarta: PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO – SATURDAY OCTOBER 24, 2015 – 4PM (CDT) – Puerto Vallarta is fully operational with 100% of its hotel and restaurant facilities open, as well as its International Airport (PVR),…

Alaska Airlines to Give Away 12,000 Half-Off Vouchers to Mexico at LA Galaxy Game Aug 23

Each Voucher Valid for Two Passenger Flights From Santa Ana and LAX to Popular Mexico Beach Destinations LA Galaxy fans attending the upcoming match against New York FC on Aug. 23rd at StubHub Center will not only enjoy watching their…

Alaska Airlines to Serve Cancun from Seattle

SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin seasonal nonstop service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin its…

Mexico Tourism Board Launches New Ad Campaign for Vallarta-Nayarit

The Mexico Tourism Board announced the launch of a new US$10 million advertising campaign to promote the unique experiences offered by both Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta for domestic and international markets. The initiative is not a rebranding; the joint campaign named…

Mexico Remains Top Travel Destination for U.S. Market

The Mexico Ministry of Tourism and the Mexico Tourism Board reported that as a result of the promotional strategies implemented in international markets, Mexico remains the top travel destination for the U.S. market; in the second quarter of the year. In addition, the intent…

World Travel Awards Names Copa Airlines 2011 Leading Airline for Mexico and Central America

Copa Airlines has been named “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Airline 2011” by World Travel Awards. This is the second consecutive year the airline has won this important recognition.  Three other Central American and Mexican airlines also were nominated for the award. “We…

Mexico City Featured on Cover of United’s Inflight Magazine, Hemispheres

Kudos to United Airlines’ inflight Magazine, Hemispheres, for showcasing Mexico City this month (November 2011) and featuring the city on its cover! Three Perfect Days: Mexico City November 2011 Author Joe Keohane describes how one of the world’s biggest cities…

Aeromexico Announces ‘Gran Plan’ Discounts on Holiday Travel

Mexico City, MX – Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, invites travelers to find spectacular promotions and book upcoming vacations using its brand new platform- Gran Plan. The Gran Plan is especially designed for Aeromexico’s American passengers to encourage visits to some of Mexico’s most attractive…

Non-stop flights between San Jose del Cabo and Loreto to Start October 1 on Aereo Calafia

ISLANDS OF LORETO, Mexico, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Getting to Loreto, Mexico’s best-kept secret, will soon be easier. Starting October 1, Aereo Calafia will launch new non-stop flight service between San Jose del Cabo and Loreto in the Baja…