About Fly Cozumel
Our clients mean everything to us. Without you, we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we treat each and every client with utmost respect and strive to exceed expectations from the first email or chat until returning back home following a spectacular flight. With almost 100 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor, we know we’re doing just that and will continue to do so day in and day out.
We're committed to passion & diversity
Fly Cozumel is committed to equal opportunities. We’re dedicated to building a team where passion and diversity in both ideas and identities are highly encouraged.
An inspirational and genuine environment where vulnerability leads to creativity and growth.
The founder of Fly Cozumel, Leo Waltman, is a standout entrepreneur in the aviation and tourism industry. Leo´s vision has created what is rapidly becoming the new standard in regional aviation in the Yucatan Peninsula. High work ethics and his motto “every master was once a beginner” can be found anywhere within Fly Cozumel.
Fly Cozumel Team
Accountancy & HR
Sales & Commercial
Flights & Excursions
Another unforgettable day was the day Fly Cozumel did its first flight to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. At this time not knowing it would be the most successful tour Fly Cozumel would offer in time.
Another good cause in Cozumel to support: The humane society.
To spread the word of … the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean and… the good vibes of Fly Cozumel… influencers were flown around Cozumel.
When you call a competition “annual” you have to deliver. For the second year in a row Fly Cozumel organized with Cozumel4You this fantastic flight for photographers. Winner of this year: Florent Serfati
A milestone in the growth of Fly Cozumel was reached on this day. Fly Cozumel executed the first flight for a cruise line. Guests of Norwegian Cruise Line were flown to Chichen Itza and were given a private tour in the archaeological site.
A nice twist in the annual Photography flight in Cozumel: this time kids only. The flight was executed with 4 creative kiddos that love photography. Winner: Juancho
Our first own plane (tail number XA-LEO) is produced and ready for delivery in the factory in Wichita, USA. A brand-new Cessna 206 with air conditioning and Garmin 1000. WOW!
The first flight for Silversea Ultra Luxury Cruises. What an honor and pleasure.
Time flies. For the fourth time a flight above Cozumel, this time with 1 invited Photographer. Stunning pictures again. Just can’t get enough of Cozumel. Erik Ruiz, gracias!
The team of Fly Cozumel is passionate and has lots of positive energy. The entrepreneurial spirit within Fly Cozumel will remain. Fly Cozumel connects with other entrepreneurs and visionairs. Respect for inspirational mr Fearless, Tony Martinez. #thinkbig
The business is growing, the team is growing, so a cool office is in its place. We love to go to work!
Hard (team)work, consistency, being top notch every single day made Fly Cozumel sign up more cruise lines for the upcoming cruise season to fly to Chichen Itza: Norwegian Cruise Line, Regent Seven Sea Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Silversea Ultra Luxury Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, AIDA Cruises, Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Viking Cruises, Virgin Voyages, TUI cruises and Azamara Cruises.
Fly Cozumel is so proud and excited to welcome Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises! As of now one is able to book the Chichen Itza by Air shore excursion directly at Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises.Online at https://www.royalcaribbean.com and https://www.celebritycruises.com or ask the shore excursion team on board! WELCOME!
GFNY Cozumel has become the most international cycling event in Mexico with over 50 countries participating and a field of top athletes from Mexico and around the world. This year GFNY Cozumel fell in love with Fly Cozumel. We worked together well flying a big amount of athletes and journalists between Cancun and Cozumel. Check out GFNY Cozumel: https://www.gfnycozumel.com
On a warm winter night our second brand new Cessna 206 (XA-COZ) arrived home in Cozumel and is ready to fly with you to destinations like Chichen Itzá and Cancún. Features: the delicious smell of new leather, air conditioning and a high tech flight deck (Garmin 1000). The Fly Cozumel team is proud!
From the start of Fly Cozumel one of our goals has been to improve the quality of aviation in Quintana Roo and Yucatan. Our second brand new Cessna 206 XA-COZ met today for the first time with its Fly Cozumel brother the XA-LEO. What a fantastic feeling! Let´s grow!
And….. we have a winner of the annual Fly Cozumel Cozumel 4 You Photo Contest. Nadine Biezmienova and Oleksandr Biezmienov of Mik ‘n Drik Photography took to the skies over Cozumel with us and presented their 5 best images. Congratulations Sasha for shooting the winning picture.
It was a such a pleasure to celebrate Valentine´s Day with a romantic offer. A date in a plane… a 45 minute fully private scenic flight around the island of Cozumel for 2 persons and a bouquet of red roses hidden in the plane to surprise a loved one. Love was in the air… We flew tens of happy couples! Happy Valentine´s Day from all of us!
BUMMER! The Chichén Itzá Archaeological Zone will be closed from March 21st 2020 until further notice. Therefor Fly Cozumel is not able to fly to its most popular destination: the Mayan Ruins of Chichén Itzá. This measure, taken by guidelines of the Ministry of Health will be reviewed daily. Of course as soon as the site re opens Fly Cozumel will share this information right away.
April 3rd, 2020 · First commercial international flight XA-LEO
What a historical day! Our XA-LEO (Cessna 206) executed its first comercial international flight. Destination: Guatemala City. In these are unprecedented times Fly Cozumel does believe there are great opportunities. Fly Safe. Fly Private.
April 18th, 2020 · CEO Fly Cozumel speaks at Fearless Online Seminar
Sales and Entrepreneur seminar Fearless goes online today. Speakers as Peter Voogd, James Harris and Tony Martinez shared their vision about how to manage a company and how to sell in times of crisis, like COVID-19. Fly Cozumel CEO Leo Waltman spoke about clarity (success starts with clarity) in tough times.
Each threat in the market automatically (and at the same time) creates an opportunity. COVID-19 makes the headlines daily these days. Fly Cozumel found new markets and expanded its team with 2 new members: Chief Of Operations and Director Of Maintenance. GROWTH!
May 9th, 2020 · Diversification XA-LEO
Although there has been no tourism in Cozumel for a while now due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, that doesn’t mean Fly Cozumel stops growing. On the contrary. Diversification is the key and it offers fantastic opportunities. Today our Cessna 206 (XA-LEO) crosses the channel to start working out of Villahermosa. Different area with destinations like Veracruz and Mexico City. Attending a different type of passengers, non tourism related.
May 10th, 2020 · Going Facebook Live for Mothers day
YEAH!!! Almost 6000 unique reproductions of Fly Cozumel transmitting LIVE on Facebook during a flight around the island of Cozumel. Thank you all for watching. And we truly hope you enjoyed this flight watching from home on Mothers day 2020.
June 1st, 2020 · COVID-19 courses by IMMS for team Fly Cozumel
The complete Fly Cozumel team successfully took 2 Mexican government courses (IMSS). A 3 hours course was taken to learn all about COVID-19 / Corona virus preventions. And a 5 hours course “Going back to business in a safe way / COVID-19 / Corona Virus” given by the Mexican Government was successfully taken by the team.
June 12th, 2020 · Fly Cozumel obtains Global Safety Stamp by (WTTC)
At Fly Cozumel our passengers are our top priority. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) represents the global private sector of Travel & Tourism. The specially designed stamp obtained by Fly Cozumel will allow travelers to recognize governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardized protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.
July 15th, 2020 · Karla Diaz and Mariana Echeverria fly with Fly Cozumel
Mexican fame on board of the Fly Cozumel planes! Singer / presenter Karla Diaz and tv host / actress Mariana Echeverria gave preference to Fly Cozumel. While staying at Hotel B Unique they took the Cozumel Island Airplane Tour and flew in 45 minutes all around the island. Later they decided that going back to Cancun by plane with Fly Cozumel should be much faster and much more comfortable than going by ferry and bus. And they were so right! Thank you Karla and Mariana! See you next time.
August 5th, 2020 · Fly Cozumel wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award
Fly Cozumel has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award winner for outdoor activities and tours by airplane in Cozumel. “Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveler feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the world.”
August 24th, 2020 · Fly Cozumel uses SPOT Satellite Messenger system
Fly Cozumel stands for safe operations! SPOT allows us to track our planes, send and receive messages, our pilots can send GPS position and status while flying, our office can track our flights on SPOT Mapping and notify search and rescue officials in the event of an emergency. Our SPOT devices provide peace of mind. Welcome to the Fly Cozumel team SPOT: https://www.findmespot.com/en-us/
September 5th, 2020 · Fly Cozumel SEDETUR / SESA certified service provider
The Government of our State (Quintana Roo) together with the Secretary of Tourism and the Secretary of Health grants to Fly Cozumel a certification in protection and health prevention in its facilities. It guarantees the implementation of health prevention actions and gives continuity to the care and attention that is presented in the facilities. Fly Cozumel, as of today a, certified service provider. Great teamwork!
October 1st, 2020 · Triple digit growth in passengers for Fly Cozumel
The Fly Cozumel team is smiling. We just finished the report of September; and what a joy to have reached a triple digit growth in passengers compared to September 2019. Founder and CEO Leo Waltman: “The last months for sure were challenging. But… as an entrepreneur you can´t ask for more: these times have the ultimate fun factor. Consciously, positively and consistently running the company; without comparing and complaining; observing and continuously adjusting; losing markets and finding new ones. I am proud of the Fly Cozumel team. Thank you passengers for your trust.”
October 2nd, 2020 · Chichen Itza guides receive certification for good sanitary practices.
We are proud to announce that the Secretary of Tourism Lic. Michelle Fridman Hirsch issued a certificate to the Fly Cozumel (offical) guides in Chichén Itzá for complying with the implementation of the processes and standards of a system of good sanitary. This guarantees the well-being and trust of tourists and team.
October 12th. 2020 · Gerard Adams up in the air with Fly Cozumel.
Gerard Adams, thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist inspires many human beings to leverage their passions to create the successful lifestyles they dream of. This day Gerard connected with our CEO Leo and went up in the air. Destination Sian Ka´an, the place where heavens were born. Leaders creating leaders…
November 4th, 2020 · No ferries, no worries! Own record broken…
No ferries, no worries! We got you covered! We broke our own record and operated close to 100 flights in just a few days when the ferries between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen were not running! It was such a fulfilling experience to help families get home, workers arriving on time to their offices, and many travelers catching their flights.