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Aerus is a Mexican regional airline which was founded in 2022 and began its operations in April 2023. Aerus is based in Monterrey International Airport, Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. This is where most of its flights will be departing from.

The Herrera Group, who are based in San Luis Potosí, invested 98 million dollars into the Mexican airline to support building the company.

The aim of the general director is to provide domestic flights all over Mexico and expand further beyond borders by 2030.

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Baggage Policy

Aerus has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

On Aerus flights, you'll be allowed to bring one personal item such as a backpack, small tote bag, or laptop case. Personal items must not weigh more than 45 cm long x 35 cm high x 20 cm wide and weigh more than 5kg.

Aerus also lets you bring one piece of carry-on baggage on board. Carry-on baggage must not exceed 55 cm x 40 cm x 25 cm including wheels and handles. Carry-on baggage allowance will range between 10kg and 15kg, depending on the fare purchased.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Aerus checked baggage must not weigh more than 25kg and not exceed 50 cm x 35 cm x 70 cm in size.

Any baggage exceeding Aerus' baggage allowance will results in additional fees.

Special Baggage

Aerus lets you transport special baggage such as musical instruments and sports equipment as normal checked baggage, provided they are securely packed in rigid cases. The maximum weight allowed is 32 kg, and the total dimensions (length, width, and height) should not exceed 158 linear cm. Additional fees may apply for items weighing between 25 kg and 32 kg.


Aerus passengers can choose between the 3 levels of rates including Light, Business and Advantage.


Light is the most affordable ticket fare that Aerus offers. Light passengers will only be entitled to 1 personal item.


Business passengers will be entitled to bring 1 personal item and 1 carry-on bag up to 10kg, free of charge.


Advantage is the most premium fare ticket that Aerus offers. Advantage passengers are allowed to bring 1 personal item, 1 carry-on baggage of up to 15kg and 1 checked baggage of up to 25kg. Passengers will also be allowed to pre-book their flight at no extra charge, prior to the flight departure.


Passengers flying with Aerus can either check in for their flight online or once they arrive at the airport.

Online Check-in

Aerus allows passengers to check in online via the website 72 hours prior to the flight departure time.

Airport Check-in

Aerus offers a check-in service at the airport but for an easy process ensure to check-in online. Please arrive early at the airport in order to allow enough time to check in your checked baggage and security procedures.

Food & Drink

Since Aerus only currently provides short-haul flights it's like that you'll be able to purchase food and beverages on-board.

Food and drink options will be starting on your Aerus flight itinerary.

Special Services

Aerus offers a number of different special services, see below to find out all of the special services that Aerus has.

Pets travelling in the cabin

Aerus allows dogs and cats to be transported within the cabin, as long as you provide the necessary details.

  • Your dog/cat must have a rabies vaccination certificate, issued no more than 30 days prior to the flight date.
  • Only 2 pets are allowed per flight
  • Your dog/cat be at least 8 weeks old and must not weigh more than 5kg.
  • Harmless pets will not be allowed onboard
  • Exotic animals such as snakes are not allowed on board.

Service animals

Aerus allows dogs and cats that serve in emotional support or perform service functions. These animals are eligible for free travel.

If you're travelling with a service animal you must provide the necessary credentials, certificates, or proof of training from a recognized doctor or institution that verifies the service animal's status.

Unaccompanied Minors

Aerus allows children between the ages of 14 and 17 to travel without the company of an adult. In order for a child to travel solo, they must present the necessary documents. Due to health and safe UM will not be allowed to be seated in emergency exits or be able to catch connecting flights.

Travelling whilst pregnant

Aerus allow pregnant women less than 32 weeks pregnant to travel without requiring any documents.

Passengers who are 32 weeks of a single pregnant or 28 weeks of a multiple pregnancies, must present a medical certificate stating that they are 'fit to fly'.

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Hub Airport

Monterrey International Airport (MTY)

Monterrey International Airport (MTY) is situated in Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico. The airport operates almost 300 daily flights to over 35 destinations in Mexico, Latin America and the United States. Over the years, Monterrey International Airport has seen a rapid growth, with over 8 million passengers in 2021, which was an increase of over 65% from 2020. This gave Monterrey International Airport the title of the second busiest airport in the north of Mexico and one of Latin America’s busiest airports. The airports busiests routes include: Mexico City, Cancun, Toluca, Houston, Leon, Hermosilloo and Jalisco.

This airport is also a base for VivaAerobús, Aeroméxico and Magnicharters, which are Mexico’s top operators.

The airport consists of 3 terminals: Terminal A, Terminal B, and Terminal C.

Terminal A

This is the main terminal for Monterrey International Airport. The airport is divided into 2, where one part operates domestic flights and the other operates international flights. At this terminal there are many services provided to you, such as shops, restaurants, cafes, free WIFI, baby change facilities and rental cars.

Terminal B

Being the newest terminal at the airport, terminal 3 hosts up to 2 million passengers a year. This terminal has over 10 gates and operates all SkyTeam airlines.

Terminal C

This terminal only operates the VivaAerobus carrier which focuses on low-cost domestic and international flights.

Its highly likely that Aerus will be operating in terminal A as its not VivaAerobus and its not part of the SkyTeam airlines member.


The investment from the Herrera group will contribute towards a fleet of 14 Cessna aircrafts, with a total of 19 passengers on each flight.

Aerus fleet currently consists of the following fleet:

  • Cessna 408 SkyCourier
  • Cessna Grand Caravan EX
  • Eviation Alice (deliveries are expected to arrive after 2030)

Aerus is commited to the environment and is already shining through as the aircraft chosen will have a reduction of 50% in carbon emissions by 2030.

Book Aerus Flights In English

When you book through Alternative Airlines you can search and book for Aerus flights in English without any hassles! We also have an English-speaking Customer Service Team, who are willing to answer any queries you may have.


In the beginning, Aerus is looking to fly in the north of the country domestically and internationally, and soon become a regional operator.

Aerus is currently operating flights to a number of domestic destinations within Mexico including Monterrey, Tampico, Matamoros, Piedras, Negras, Reynosa, Veracruz, and Villahermosa.

Frequently asked questions

Who owns Aerus?

The CEO of Aerus is Javier Herrera García. Aerus is working alongside with the Herrera Group which is a conglomerate that has over 80 years of experience in the automotive, financial and real estate industries. The CEO of Aerus is looking to build connectivity in Mexico and become a regional operator.

Which terminal does Aerus operate in Monterrey airport?

Aerus flights will depart from Terminal B at Monterrey Airport.