A reader writes: I am trying to locate air transportation between Manzanillo & Zihuatanejo. Your book indicates there are links which I am unable to find on your website. –V editor responds: Hi V. Thanks for buying the book and my apologies for the missing link. Aeromexico offers flights between Manzanillo and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo.
Was just lurking over at Tony Burton’s always excellent Geo-Mexico, where I found two interesting pieces of Mexico City News: The Big Enchilada is annexing 5500 hectares of land to expand Benito Juárez International Airport, which is operating at near capacity. The giant spider-shaped addition will be designed by Fernando Romero, a son-in-law of Carlos Slim. Peña Nieto says the new six runway airport will cost about $9.16 billion and Forbes predicts one of Slim’s companies will get the contract […]
Safety ruling complicates some Mexico flights If you’re traveling to Mexico soon, be aware that the FAA recently downgraded Mexico’s safety rating due to oversight concerns. U.S. carriers will still be able to fly to Mexico, but they won’t be able to do code-sharing flights with Mexican carriers. via seattletimes.nwsource.com
By ISTRA PACHECO The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Troubled Mexicana de Aviacion, Mexico’s largest air carrier, indefinitely suspended ticket sales Wednesday but said it would continue operating flights for travelers who already bought them. The decision did not affect the company’s Click and Link airlines, which fly routes only inside Mexico. Mexicana flies to more than 65 domestic and international destinations, saying it carried 11.1 million passengers in 2009.
The Mexico News reports that Mexicana Airlines is opening up new service and a new airline between Guadalajara and several other Mexican cities. It isn’t good news, however, to also read, “five Mexican discount airlines closed their doors to the public in 2008”.