Aeroméxico pointed out that Mexican airlines have lost 15% share compared to US airlines in two years since the Category downgrading began.
Likewise, the Vice President of Institutional Relations of Aeroméxico, Cuitláhuac Gutiérrez, stated that Aeroméxico, Volaris, and Viva Aerobus have an average of 80 next-generation aircraft without operating in the United States and that the percentage lost in market share will be difficult to recover. , as reported by El Economista.
“The initiative (of the two laws) in the terms that are proposed is not what the FAA is requesting. Of those articles, 102 are directly related to the FAA. We applaud and request that they go ahead with the approval because we are about to celebrate two years”, said Gutiérrez.
Likewise, he insisted that legal issues that they understand are a priority for the government but that are not for the industry should be separated.
As reported by REPORTUR.mx, Aeroméxico will add a new destination from Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA) and will be the first with a connection to the United States. (Aeroméxico begins to operate international routes from AIFA) .
The airline reported that the new route will be to Houston, Texas, which will begin to operate as of May 1, 2023, with a daily flight on Embraer 190 aircraft. The company assured that it obtained the necessary permits from the Mexican and American authorities to start direct flights from AIFA to George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
“After a regulatory assessment and current conditions, the US and Mexican authorities approved this route considering that AIFA also serves the metropolitan area of the Valley of Mexico,” Aeroméxico concluded the statement.