Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the president of Mexico, mentioned the U.S. Division of Transportation will enhance the nation’s aviation security evaluation.
As reported by Reuters.com, President Lopez Obrador introduced throughout his routine morning press convention that Mexico could be upgraded from Class 2 to Class 1.
“That is excellent news,” President Lopez Obrador mentioned. “All the necessities have been met.”
In 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lowered Mexico’s classification to Class 2. Nonetheless, the U.S. company has been collaborating with civil aviation authorities for over two years to boost the security ranking.
Concerning President Lopez Obrador’s remarks, a spokesperson for the FAA said that the company anticipated finalizing the method within the foreseeable future with out specifying a exact date. The announcement would possibly doubtlessly be made as early as this week.
The nation supervisor for LATAM Airways (LTM.SN) and the top of Mexico’s air transportation chamber, Diana Olivares, revealed in June that the Mexican nationwide airways misplaced greater than $1 billion because of the FAA’s determination to downgrade Mexico’s air security ranking.
After shopping for the defunct Mexicana de Aviacion for $48 million, the Mexican authorities introduced plans to launch a military-managed airline in August. In the identical month, American Airways, Delta Air Strains, Air Canada, and WestJet additionally introduced their intentions to launch new flights from North America to Cancun and Cozumel.