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Volaris Flight Cancellations Worsen Due to Reduction of Slots

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican federal government’s decision to reduce slots (takeoff and landing times) at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) for the winter season continues to take its toll on travelers. Volaris, a popular Mexican low-cost airline based in Mexico City, canceled 74 flights — “operational adjustments,” according to Volaris — at the AICM between Tuesday, Nov. 1,

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Mexico’s Airspace Struggles Endure as US Rejects New Mexican Fleet

By KELIN DILLON Almost a year and a half after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) downgraded Mexico’s airspace safety ranking from a Category One to Category Two, Mexico’s enduring airspace troubles are only set to continue as the United States is expected to hold fast to not allowing any new Mexican aircraft into its borders until Mexico can earn

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Former Mexicana Workers Block Access to Mexico City Airport

PULSE NEWS MEXICO A group of disgruntled former workers of Mexicana de Aviación Airlines, which went belly up in 2010, blocked access to Terminal 1 of the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) on Monday, Sept. 5, after having been forcefully removed from the premises four days earlier by members of the Mexican Navy. The workers, who had been protesting their

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AMLO to Limit Number of Flights at Mexico City Airport

PULSE NEWS MEXICO In a totally unveiled effort to force airlines to use his dysfunction and nearly-impossible-to-get-to Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), which most international and even major national airlines have so far avoided for safety concerns, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced Thursday, Aug. 11, that he would limit the number of flights allowed to land and

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