During August 2015 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 24.1% year over year, responding to a strong market demand. Volaris transported a total 1.2 million passengers in the month, an increase of 27.0% year over year. Volaris total demand for August measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 24.8% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion.
Improving the tourism sectors ability to nurture young talent was in focus at the UNWTO Forum on Talent Development in Tourism: Investing in Youth, which gathered in Medellín, Colombia, ahead of the 21st UNWTO General Assembly (11 September 2015).
American Airlines will add new service to Merida, Mexico a new destination for its global network providing more service to the country than any other American carrier. New service will start on March 3, 2016 to Manuel Crescencio Rejon International Airport (MID) from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
For the month of August 2015, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) decreased 3.5% year over year, while capacity increased 1.1%. As a result, system load factor for August 2015 was 74.4%, a 3.5 percentage point decrease when compared to August 2014.
Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) announced yesterday new international service between the city of Durango and Chicago's Midway Airport, starting on December 8 with twice a week flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) last week launched two new routes with daily service to its newest destination, Mexico City International Airport (MEX) from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
Last week Aeromexico signed an agreement with the independent platform for trading carbon credits called MEXICO2, to purchase Certified Emission Reductions (CERs), also known as carbon credits, for national projects certified under international standards.