Vivaaerobus new routes

Vivaaerobus introduced five new domestic routes from Mexico City NLU between Monday 8 January and Wednesday 10 January. 8 January: Reynosa (daily) 8 January: Chihuahua (3-weekly) 8 January: Nuevo Laredo (weekly) 9 January: Huatulco (3-weekly) 10 January: Tampico (3-weekly) The ULCC currently faces no competition on any of its new routes as it continues to develop its base at Felipe Ángeles International […]

January 12, 2024 | Latest Route News +

NLU-IAD

Aeromexico introduced flights between Mexico City NLU and Houston IAH on Monday 1 May, marking the first US route to be served out of the Mexican capital’s newest international airport – Felipe Angeles (AIFA). The 1,235-kilometre service is maintained daily by Aeromexico’s regional subsidiary Aeromexico Connect and its E190 jet. Flight AM2780 departs Mexico City […]

May 8, 2023 | Latest Route News +

According to our painstaking research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines last year launched over 650 new routes involving at least one North American airport. This compares with over 1,250 that we identified in 2021. As travel restrictions were eased in 2021 airlines tried all sorts of interesting new routes […]

NLU - ACA

Mexico City’s newest airport, Felipe Ángeles International Airport (IATA code NLU), opened earlier this year on 21 March. Initially, Mexico’s three main airlines (Aeromexico, Vivaaerobus and Volaris) each operated daily service to two domestic destinations, with no route overlap. There was also a weekly service to Caracas with Conviasa, the airport’s first international route. Aeromexico […]

September 7, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America

Airport of Mexico

Mexico City’s new airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Felipe Ángeles (IATA code NLU) opened to much fanfare on Monday 21 March 2022. A pet project of the country’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new facility has been built on the site of a former military airfield at Santa Lucia, around 50 kilometres north-northeast of the historic […]