regional carrier Aerolineas Mesoamericanas
(ALMA) is hoping nearly to double passenger numbers this year after closing
2007 with 1.1 million.
operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ aircraft. It plans to expand its network to
additional destinations this year but also add routes to the southern USA.
Las Vegas will be the first US
airport to be served from the airline’s Guadalajara
base with thrice-weekly flights from February. San
Antonio will follow in June.
confirms that the company has reached “all goals set” by exceeding the 1
million-passenger mark and operating to 28 domestic destinations.
have introduced the low-cost concept to regional air transportation, offering
affordable ticket prices for lower-volume routes where, very frequently, no
direct connection had formerly been available,” he says. “This has boosted the
demand between the communities we are serving.”