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Frontier Airlines Adds Six New Routes and 100th City to Network with Harlingen, Texas Flights

Frontier Airlines announced the one-hundredth city in the low-fare carrier’s network and the addition of six new routes to its network. The airline will add new, low-fare service to/from Harlingen, Texas with the only non-stop service to Denver and Chicago as well as international service from Las Vegas with non-stop flights to both Cancun and… Read More ›

First H160 for the Latin American market

Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for one H160 with an undisclosed customer in Brazil for private and business aviation operations. This order, the first from a Latin American customer, came after a flight demonstration in Marignane where the customer experienced first-hand the step-change in passenger comfort that the H160 brings to the market…. Read More ›

Aeromexico introduces it’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

  Aeromexico unveils “Quetzalcoatl,” its first B787-9 Dreamliner The airplane’s cabin configuration includes a redesigned Clase Premier, ergonomic seats, individual touchscreens, and WiFi, among other comforts All seats feature exclusive designs by New Territory, one of the world’s most prestigious design studios The airline is scheduled to take delivery of two more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners… Read More ›

Boeing statement on loss of the Centenario satellite.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 16, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is disappointed by the loss of the Centenario satellite on May 16, 2015. We stand ready to assist the Mexican government in any way we can to enable our customer to meet its communications needs for the people of Mexico. The Boeing team will work closely… Read More ›

The SSJ100 will start operations on the US routes.

The operational record and future activities of the SSJ100 aircraft in service with the Mexican airline Interjet have been discussed during a Top Executives Meeting, held on January 22 in Madrid, between Interjet and the partners involved in the aircraft’s manufacturing and development, United Aircraft Corporation, Alenia Aermacchi, SuperJet International and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. The meeting offered… Read More ›

The Eurocopter Foundation Joins Forces with NGO World Vision Mexico to Provide Support in Zones Affected by the Recent Catastrophes in Mexico.

The Eurocopter Foundation and NGO World Vision Mexico have joined forces to distribute food and humanitarian aid to the communities affected by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel. This agreement provides 30 helicopter flight hours to reach communities in the most devastated regions of the country, inaccessible by land. In order to assist those affected… Read More ›

Volaris becomes first Mexican airline with Sharklet-equipped A320.

Today, Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris celebrated the delivery of its first Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 with a special flight from Mexico City to Cancun. Volaris is the first Mexico-based operator of the new fuel-saving wing tip devices.  The flight today showcased the aircraft efficiency to official representatives from France, Germany, Spain and United Kingdom who were… Read More ›

Pegaso to expand its Eurocopter-built fleet with two more EC155s for heli-lift missions to deepwater Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms.

Mexico’s Transportes Aereos Pegaso has ordered two Eurocopter EC155s, with these long-range members of the Dauphin medium-lift twin-engine helicopter family to service oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico’s deepwater regions. The contract was signed at this week’s Heli-Expo industry show in Las Vegas, Nevada by Pegaso CEO Enrique Zepeda and Lutz Bertling,… Read More ›

DELTA ANNOUNCES NEW DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN FORT LAUDERDALE AND MEXICO CITY.

NEW ROUTE STARTING IN JULY FEATURES COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT SNACK ON ECONOMY, WIFI AND IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT IN EVERY SEAT. Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today its new daily non-stop flight between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport and the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. Service between Mexico City and Fort Lauderdale starts on July 1, and,… Read More ›

Volaris and Airbus finalize largest aircraft order in Mexican history.

First carrier in Mexico to order eco-efficient A320neo aircraft Mexican low cost carrier Volaris has signed a purchase agreement for 44 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprised of 30 A320neo and 14 A320 aircraft. The order represents the largest single commercial aircraft order ever by an airline in Mexico.  Volaris, also the first airline in Mexico… Read More ›

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