Tag Archives: aeronautics

Mexico’s Aeronautics Chaos Continues Taking Flight

By KELIN DILLON Mexico’s ongoing aeronautics drama – which includes its still-in-effect airspace ranking downgrade by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), repeated chaos at the capital’s airports following said airspace’s redesign and unexpected leaks of the Mexican government’s plans to launch a military-run airline, just to name a few – took a new turn on the morning of Monday,

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Morena Prepares Reform to Legalize Sedena-Run Airline

By KELIN DILLON Just one week after hacktivist group Guacamaya leaked the Mexican Secretariat of Defense’s (Sedena) intentions to create its own self-run airline to the public, Mexico’s in-power party, the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), proposed a legislative reform that would allow the Sedena to run both a commercial airline and operate the nation’s airports at the same time. First

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AFAC under Fire after Allegedly Cheating Pilots through Exam

By KELIN DILLON Amid a controversial year for Mexico’s aeronautics sector, high-ups in the country’s Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC) purportedly helped its pilots cheat their way through the Mexican commercial pilot exam, allowing underqualified and unprepared aviators to operate in Mexico’s airspace. After a Sept. 6 investigation ordered by retired general and now-former head of the  International Civil Aviation

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