Southwest Airlines launches international cargo services with HOU-MEX route

U.S.-based low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has launched its Houston-Mexico City route – marking the debut of the carrier’s international shipping program – with the intention to add Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas to its network later this summer. The airline is starting with four roundtrips per day between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 19, 2018

Changes in Latitude: Latin America’s economy reverses years of cargo stagnation

Ten pallets of papayas are sitting in an industrial-sized refrigerator in one of the cool-chain facilities at Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (GIG), awaiting the green light from customs to be loaded onto the belly of a Los Angeles-bound widebody. Upon arrival in LAX, the prized fruits will be offloaded and transferred to another aircraft, […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 5, 2018

Mexico wants to assuage China with airport

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has two big infrastructure projects on his mind, one of which is a new Mexico City International Airport. The other, a high-speed train between Mexico City and the city of Queretaro, has been delayed indefinitely, according to a report by Reuters. The rail project was originally awarded to a consortium […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 2, 2015