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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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AIT Offers Hefty Discounts to Airlines Flying out of Toluca

By KELIN DILLON As the controversy between the operations of Mexico City’s International (AICM) and the newly constructed Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) carries on, the capital metropolitan area’s Toluca International Airport (AIT) – often considered Mexico City’s main alternative airport – has now offered up to 80 percent discounts on airport fees for airlines willing to fly out of

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Felipe Ángeles Airport Hemorrhaging Money with No End in Sight

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Between March 21 and April 21, the new Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) registered a net loss of 22,902,811 pesos, according to Mexican government statistics. During its  first 30 days of operation, the air terminal, located in Zumpango, in the State of Mexico (EdoMéx) reported revenues of 308,331 pesos. However, the cost of operating the AIFA during

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Conviasa Flights between Venezuela and AIFA Lack Registration

By MARK LORENZANA Flights between Simón Bolívar International Airport in Venezuela operated by Línea Aérea Conviasa — the flagship carrier and largest airline of Venezuela — and Mexico’s new Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) in Mexico City have not been registered, despite thousands of Venezuelan nationals arriving there since March. Although there have already been three Conviasa flights from Caracas,

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Mexico’s New AIFA Airport Continues With Challenges

By KELIN DILLON Less than one month after the Mexican government announced the movement of 204 flights from the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) to the newly constructed Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), the AIFA is already registering considerable problems with its new operations systems. While the government intended to reduce the AICM’s operations by 25 percent, some national airlines,

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