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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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Newly Inaugurated AIFA Faces Same Flight Delays as AICM

By KELIN DILLON Just five months after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) inaugurated the freshly constructed Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) as open for operations, the brand new air hub is already suffering from the same flight delays and operational issues currently plaguing its still-functioning predecessor, the Mexico City International Airport (AICM). The AIFA has been touted by

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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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New Felipe Ángeles Airport Will Have Sluggish Takeoff

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Although Mexico’s new Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) is set to be inaugurated with great fanfare by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Monday, March 21, the initial takeoff of its operations will be extremely limited, with just12 daily flights from three airlines, while the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) that it is

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Mexico Misses Aviation Rating Fixes, Hindering National Airlines

By KELIN DILLON Several months after Mexico’s air space rating was downgraded from a category 1 to a category 2 by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the country has failed to fix its aviation-related issues to regain a higher rating within the year, pushing its reevaluation into 2022. While Deputy Secretary of Transportation Carlos Morán and the Deputy Secretary

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Mexico’s Tourism Challenged by U.S. Testing Mandates

By KELIN DILLON New U.S. President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order, going into effect on Tuesday, Jan. 26, that will require all travelers entering the United States by air to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of departure, followed by self-isolation upon arrival, bringing forth new challenges for foreign tourism in Mexico. Mexico

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