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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal Airport

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Guadalajara Miguel Hidal Airport

IATA Code
GDL
ICAO Code
MMGL
Corporate Address
Carretera Guadalajara Chapala km 17.5
Municipio de Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, Jalisco.
C.P.45659 Guadalajara Jalisco.
Website
http://www.aeropuertosgap.com.mx/english/index-site.html?
City
Guadalajara
Country
Mexico
Network
Domestic | International
Runways
1818m x 29m
4000m x 60m
Airlines currently operating to this airport with scheduled services
ABX Air
Aeromexico
Aerounion
Air France
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Cargolux Airlines International
Cathay Pacific
Copa Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Estafeta
Interjet
Korean Air
Lufthansa
Marsland Aviation
United Airlines
US Airways
VivaAerobus
Volaris
Airlines currently operating to this airport via codeshare
Air Canada
Air Europa Lineas Aereas
Alitalia
Avianca
British Airways
Japan Airlines
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
LAN Airlines
Qantas Airways
TAM Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Australia

Guadalajara International Airport serves Mexico's second city of Guadalajara and is the country's third busiest airport, after Mexico City Juarez International Airport and Cancun International Airport. Guadalajara is the 10th largest city in Latin America in terms of both population and GDP. The airport serves as a focus city for Aeromexico and was formerly a hub for defunct Mexicana. The airport is one of 12 operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), as is also known as Miguel Hidal y Costilla International Airport.

Location of Guadalajara Miguel Hidal Airport, Mexico

Ground Handlers and Cargo Handlers servicing Guadalajara Miguel Hidal Airport


 
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Mexico’s airlines welcome signs of a modest economic recovery after a tough CY2014

31-Oct-2014 10:55 PM

Mexico’s publicly traded airlines are seeing signs of a gradual recovery in the country’s fragile economy, which is fuelling hope that their fortunes will improve in CY2015 after battling weak domestic demand in CY2014.

As a result of sagging domestic yields, both Aeromexico and Volaris have attempted to push the bulk of their capacity into international markets, with varying outcomes as the introduction of five Boeing 787s has continued to pressure Aeromexico's yields in the short term. Volaris’ recent transborder push does appear to be mitigating some of Mexico’s domestic weakness.

Both airlines were profitable in 3Q2014; but Aeromexico’s profits declined while Volaris increased its net income by shoring non-ticket revenue and opting to trade in load factor to boost yields.

Aeromexico and Volaris increase international spread to strengthen yields; and VivaAerobus follows

25-Sep-2014 8:30 PM

Mexican airlines Aeromexico and Volaris are sticking to their proclaimed strategies of deploying most of their capacity into international markets as the Mexican economy slowly rebounds from a sluggish 2013. Through the first eight months of 2014 each airline increased their international capacity and traffic significantly, betting that yields are stronger in international markets.

The competitive overlap between Aeromexico and Volaris on each airline’s top US transborder markets is not overwhelming, and Volaris has previously stated that it is targeting routes with a higher percentage of visiting, friends and relatives (VFR) travellers.

Aeromexico’s and Volaris’ rival VivaAerobus is also making a new transborder push during 2014, upping competition with Aeromexico and Interjet on some of its international services. It is tough to determine if the push is creating oversupply; but the international growth indicates Mexico’s airlines are attempting to counter weaker yields on the country’s domestic routes.

VivaAerobus plans a transborder push. Is this the start of new phase for Mexico's quieter LCC?

10-Sep-2014 8:00 PM

Mexican low-cost airline VivaAerobus is making a US transborder push in 2H2014 after flirting with the market during the past few years with various routes that were ultimately culled.

Presently VivaAerobus operates a single transborder route, offering flights from its base in Monterrey to Houston Intercontinental. Its decision to re-launch some transborder flights and enter into new US markets is likely driven by its introduction of more fuel efficient Airbus A320s during 2014, and challenges faced by all Mexico’s domestic airlines in recovering pricing traction as a result of tenuous economic conditions in the country.

Armed with newer aircraft and a knowledge of transborder market dynamics, VivaAerobus has a reasonable chance of success on its new routes. But in some of the markets it faces familiar competitors that are also looking to improve their fortunes by exploiting opportunities for better margins from transborder service.

Volaris holds an optimistic view despite a tough 1H2014 in Mexico’s domestic aviation market

6-Aug-2014 10:36 PM

Mexico’s second largest airline Volaris joined rival and the country’s biggest airline Aeromexico in recording a 2Q2014 loss driven by lingering weakness in the Mexican economy which is dissolving pricing traction.

Despite the operating and net losses Volaris recorded in 2Q2014, the airline highlighted sequential improvement in it results from 1Q2014, and is cautiously optimistic that Mexico’s economy could be showing slight signs of improvement.

In early 2014 Volaris shaved its capacity growth estimates for the year, and is maintaining its current projections of 11% to 13% growth. During 3Q2014 the bulk of Volaris’ supply is targeted toward US transborder international markets, routes where it is more shielded from competition versus the domestic space.

Tough market conditions for Mexico's airlines continue to drag down Volaris’ financial performance

15-May-2014 11:30 PM

A difficult market climate is persisting in Mexico’s aviation business, creating challenges for the country’s airlines in gaining pricing traction – a problem that plagued carriers throughout much of 2013 and continues in 2014.

Slow economic growth in Mexico was one factor contributing to a 1Q2014 loss by ultra low-cost carrier Volaris, which also continued to face pressure in some of its markets from capacity increases by its major competitor Aeromexico.

Similar to sentiments Volaris has expressed in the past, the carrier believes there is potential for improvements in Mexico’s economy. But the airline is also taking steps to mitigate Mexico’s economic weakness to improve its fortunes.

Mexican airlines review Part 4: Aeromexico focuses on keeping its edge during tenuous times

23-Mar-2014 6:03 PM

Mexico’s largest, and sole global, carrier Grupo Aeromexico appears to be executing a dual strategy in 2014, split between retaining its commanding presence in the domestic market while leveraging its international networks and partnership roster to ensure it can weather the country’s economic uncertainty.

Two of the carrier’s major milestones in 2014 are the introduction of the Boeing 787 widebody and overhauling its operations in Mexico City through expanding connecting banks and eliminating small jets from its largest hub.

As the competitive dynamics in Mexico’s domestic space continue to shake out, Aeromexico is pressing forward to build a strong foundation to withstand increasing pressure on routes within Mexico.

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