The Government of the President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), denied that there is a decree to force airlines to use the Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA).
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“It was recognized that the note that was circulating of an alleged decree to limit the number of flights at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) was false, that decree never existed, what did exist was an agreement between authorities and the companies that operate at the airport”, said the Secretary of the Interior, Adán Augusto López, at a conference morning headed by AMLO from National Palace.
Adán Augusto López indicated that the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT), the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), the Secretariat of the Navy (Semar), and the airlines, agreed that domestic cargo and charter flights will migrate their operations almost immediately to the Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA).
In addition, it was agreed that in a period of three months all the operations of the international cargo because the customs, warehouse and distribution areas in the AIFA.
The federal official pointed out that the airlines offered to increase the number of operations in the AIFA.
He explained that as of August 15, Aeroméxico will increase 10 frequencies more and as of September 15, 20 more frequencies will be increased.
He indicated that it was agreed that they will stop flying from the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) all those airlines that maintain debts per lease, per airport usage fee.
Adán Augusto López reported that it was agreed that as of May 10, 2022, no flights are no longer allowed. programmed.
“There will no longer be landings or takeoffs of unauthorized or unscheduled flights at the Mexico City International Airport.”
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