Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) announced today their first time venture into a Central American market, with the launch of two new flights to Ciudad Guatemala from Cancun, Quintana Roo and Guadalajara, Jalisco, effective June 18 and operating twice a week.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning in November 2015, subject to approvals from relevant governmental agencies.
For the month of March 2015, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) increased 2.4% year over year, while capacity increased 7.3%. As a result, system load factor for March 2015 was 72.2%, a 3.4 percentage point decrease when compared to March 2014.
Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 575 thousand passengers in March; a 10.5% year-on-year increase. International passenger numbers increased by 21.8%, while domestic passenger numbers increased by 5.9%.
Registration opened today for the 2015 FCCA Conference & Trade Show, taking place in Cozumel, Mexico from October 5-9, 2015. The event will gather over 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and more than 100 FCCA Member Line executives, presidents and CEOs for a four-day series of meetings, workshops and networking opportunities.