About Us

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work!

Passion, Safety & Outstanding Service

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.

2019 Tripadvisor Certificate of excellence

Our "Top Guns"


Leo Waltman


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. 

Accountant & HR

Carlos Orlando

Chief Financial Officer & Human Resources


Chief Operating Officer


Chief Commercial Officer


Web Developer & Designer, Brand Positioning


Guide & Promoter

A bit of Our Story

Cancun Chichen Itza

February 16th, 2014 · First scenic flight Cancun

Founder Leo Waltman flew for the first time above the area of Cancun in a Cessna 152 and was amazed by the beauty of mother earth from above. There was no intention at all to start a business. This was pure pleasure….

Fly Cozumel ExcursionsOctober 1st, 2015 · Registration domain name FlyCozumel.com 

As he wanted to share the breathtaking views of the Caribbean with other people, Leo decided to start Fly Cozumel and registered the domain name FlyCozumel.com.

Island Tour Cozumel PrivateDecember 21st, 2015 · First scenic flight

A historical date as the first scenic flight above Cozumel was executed; the first time Leo could show Cozumel from the heavens and got paid for it, yeah!

January 13th, 2016 · First flight to Chichen Itza
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.


January 17th, 2016 · First annual Photography flight

Fly Cozumel organizes the first annual Cozumel photography competition. 4 photographers up in the air and click click click. The most amazing photos of Cozumel are being made. The winner: Fred Boehm.

Proposal Engagement Cozumel WeddingMarch 23rd, 2016 · First engagement flight 

Fly Cozumel executed the first flight where someone was asked “Would you like to marry me?”. Love was in the air and she said yes!

Cozumel Running SportJuly 23rd, 2016 · Sponsoring Turtle Run Cozumel tournament

Fly Cozumel believes in “Give and Receive”. Proud to have sponsored the Turtle run in Cozumel.

Royal Caribbean CozumelOctober 5th, 2016 · Welcome to the world of Cruises

As Cozumel is an important cruise destination, Fly Cozumel decided to carefully enter the world of cruise ships. The first step was a billboard on a cruise dock.

Golf CozumelNovember 5th, 2016 · Sponsoring hole 13, Golf Tournament Putts for paws

Another good cause in Cozumel to support: The humane society.

Gay Cruise Cozumel AtlantisjpegJanuary 25th, 2017 · First time more than 50 people in 1 day to Chichen Itza

What a very memorable day!  The first time we flew more than 50 people to Chichen Itza in 1 day. “Things are getting really serious now.”

Travel to CozumelFebruary 19th, 2017 · First social influencer flight

To spread the word of … the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean and…  the good vibes of Fly Cozumel… influencers were flown around Cozumel.


Photography CozumelFebruary 26th, 2017 · Second annual Photography flight

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

Chichen Itza by airplane NCLAugust 10th, 2017 · First flight to Chichen Itza for a cruise line (NCL)

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.

kreuzfahrt Chichen Itza Mein SchiffDecember 27th, 2017 · First flight for TUI Cruises

TUI Cruises was the second cruise line to work together with Fly Cozumel to fly its guests to Chichen Itza. Danke schön!

Luxury Travel MexicoJanuary 18th, 2018 · First flight in Diamond DA62

Fly Cozumel commercialized a luxury Diamond airplane. Although passengers loved the Diamond DA62, later in time it was decided not to continue with this aircraft.

Kids Cozumel TravelFebruary 1st , 2018 · Third annual Photography flight

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


February 22nd, 2018  · Opening Ticket Center Cozumel

Part of a successful business is to grow, to grow and to keep on growing. Even though the Fly Cozumel Ticket Center in downtown Cozumel does not exist anymore it is an important element in the history of Fly Cozumel.

Cessna 206 Cancun CozumelMarch 23rd, 2018 · Delivery inspection of our first own plane

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!


Cancun to Cozumel Flights
March 26th, 2018 · Our first big group charter

More and more Fly Cozumel starts to execute charter flights. On this day it was the first time we flew a big group with lots of luggage between Cancun and Cozumel. What a feeling!

Tulum private flightsApril 8th, 2018 · First famous passenger

Each passenger gets the same first class attention with a Fly Cozumel smile. The first famous passenger did spread the word.: tailor-made and privacy are our middle names.

Chichen Itza by AirplaneJune 3rd, 2018 · First day of Fly Cozumel umbrellas

Chichen Itza colored blue and white with Fly Cozumel umbrellas to create shade for Fly Cozumel guests.

Entrepreneur Cozumel MexicoOctober 23rd, 2018 · K-Swiss sneakers

FlyCozumel decided “we all will wear Gary Vee Sneakers. The clouds, the high-end philosophy of what you believe, and the dirt: the low-down subject matter expertise that allows you to execute against it. Forget about everything else.

Silversea Cruise CozumelNovember 17th, 2018 · Silversea cruises

The first flight for Silversea Ultra Luxury Cruises. What an honor and pleasure.

Aerial Photography MexicoFebruary 2nd, 2019 · Fourth annual Photography flight

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!


Business Cozumel Riviera Maya
February 8th, 2019 · Flight with Tony Martinez

The team of Fly Cozumel is passionate and has lots of positive energy. The entrepreneurial spirit within FlyCozumel will remain. Fly Cozumel connects with other entrepreneurs and visionairs. Respect for inspirational mr Fearless, Tony Martinez. #thinkbig


Flying at night Cancun Cozumel
February 21st, 2019 · First night flight in XA-LEO

With the latest technology and the proper permits Fly Cozumel is able to fly 24/7, so day and night. Proud to pick up passengers late at night in Cancun and bring them in the dark to Cozumel island.

Fly Cozumel AddressJuly 11th, 2019 New · New Fly Cozumel office

The business is growing, the team is growing, so a cool office is in its place. We love to go to work!


Carnival Cruise CozumelJuly 31st, 2019 · Sign up new cruise lines

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.

Holland America Line Chichen Itza CozumelAugust 27th, 2019 · An important date in the history of the Chichén Itzá by Airplane tour.

Holland America Line now offers Chichén Itzá by Air as a shore excursion. Holland America Line fans: Check out the Holland America Line website or ask the shore excursion team on board!

Celebrity Cruise Chichen ItzaSeptember 12th, 2019 · Welcome Royal Caribbean and Celebrity 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!