International Flights to Mexico
Mexico is served by all the main North American carriers such as American Airlines, Delta, Continental, United and Air Canada. Many fly to multiple destinations.
From Europe, flights are generally to Mexico City, though both Iberia and Martinair fly to Cancun. European airlines that offer direct flights to Mexico City include British Airways, Iberia, Air France, KLM, Lufthansa and Swiss Air.
Both Mexico City and Cancun are both very well connected with numerous destinations further South in Latin America.
Domestic Flights in Mexico
AeroMexico, in conjunction with Mexicana, offer an airpass (poor value for money), but it is usually cheaper to book the flights directly with the airline. Mexico has a staggering number of low cost carriers - hunt around for the cheapest airfares. Here's advice and route maps on all of them.
AeroMexico is the largest national airline, and offers a comprehensive range of domestic flights. Mexico City is very much the hub via which all domestic services are routed. There are also a range of international flights offered by AeroMexico.
AeroMexico domestic services - click to enlarge for a clearer image.
Mexicana is Mexico's second largest airline, with an extensive network of domestic flights. They also fly to multiple international destinations.
Mexicana Route Map - click to enlarge for a clearer image.
Aviacsa serve most major domestic destinations in Mexico.
Aviacsa Route Map
AeroCalifornia are based in La Paz (Baja California) and offer an extensive range of flights to over 20 destinations including Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Los Cabos, Los Mochis, Merida, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla, Puerto Vallarta and Veracruz. AeroCalifornia is particularly useful for flights in North West Mexico and Baja California.
AeroCalifornia Route Map
Avolar offer cheap flights from Tijuana to over 15 destinations in central Mexico.
Avolar Route Map
Aéreo Calafia are an excellent airline for flying around Baja California. With hubs at Loreto, Cabo San Lucas and La Paz, they have flights to multiple destinations on Mexico's northern Pacific Coast such as Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Los Mochis, as well as flights between destinations in the Baja Peninsula. This is a very useful airline, who also offer tourist packages.
Aero Calafia Route Map - not all routes are shown on this image
Click Mexicana is a low cost airline offering cheap flights from Mexico City to over 20 domestic destinations including Cozumel, Manzanillo, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Zihuatanejo, Veracruz and Puerto Vallarta.
Click Mexicana Route Map - click to enlarge image
Alma de Mexico is based in Guadalajara, and offers cheap flights to 20 destinations including Cancun, Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, La Paz, Los Cabos, Merida, Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta and Tuxtla Gutierrez.
Volaris have an extensive network of flights from multiple hubs. In many cases they are the only airline with direct flights between certain cities. Volaris have major hubs at Toluca (just outside of Mexico City), Guadalajara, Tijuana and Puebla, and fly to many places throughout the country.
Volaris Route Map
Viva Aerobus are part owned by Ryanair, and offer cheap flights from their hub in Monterrey to various destinations throughout Mexico, in addition to Austin in USA.
Viva Aerobus Route Map
Aeromar flies to some 20 destinations from their hub at Mexico City, including Acapulco, Cancun, Manzanillo, Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta, Villahermosa and Zacatecas.
InterJet offer flights from Mexico City about 15 major destinations in Mexico. They also offer flights from Mexico City to Guatemala City.
Interjet Route Map
RepublicAir use Queretaro, which is just north of Mexico City, as their travel hub. Flights from Mexico to Guatemala City are offered.
RepublicAir Route Map
Other Mexican domestic airlines, that have very limited services, include: Aero Cuahonte ( flights between Guadalajara and Lazaro Cardenas); Aladia, who have services to Monterrey, Guadalajara, Cancun, Mexico City, Puebla and Acapulco and Aero Servicio Guerrero have a few tiny planes that fly to obscure destinations in North Western Mexico from their hub in Hermosillo.