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Air Traffic Grows 78 percent in Mexico

By Antonio Gozain | Wed, 04/06/2022 - 14:26

During the first two months of 2022, airlines in Mexico transported 14.6 million passengers on 128,800 flights, a 78 percent and 36 percent increase, respectively, when compared with the same period of 2021, according to the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC). Meanwhile, Aeromar signed an interline agreement with Air Canada to offer Canadian travelers access to several destinations in Mexico.

 

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Mexico to Play a Role in the Aerospace Supply Chain of Tomorrow

Global supply chains, already facing disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are facing a new wave of shocks due to the Russia-Ukraine war. The disruptions are affecting a wide range of manufacturing industries including aerospace, which could face issues sourcing metals. These circumstances could burden Mexico’s aerospace industry but could also represent new opportunities as the country has been working for years to increase its supplier base.

To learn further insights, do not miss the panel “Mexico's Role in the Aerospace Supply Chain of Tomorrow” during Mexico Aerospace Forum 2022.

Air Canada, Aeromar Sign Interline Partnership

Air Canada announced an alliance with Mexican airline Aeromar that will offer access to several destinations in Mexico to Canadian passengers. With this move, Air Canada became the latest North American airline to expand its offering in Mexico. The close commercial relationship and tourism ties between both countries is of major importance in the region, and improving connectivity is an important tool to further enhance growth between Mexico and Canada.

Air Traffic Grows 78 percent in Mexico

During Jan-Feb. 2022, AFAC registered 14.6 million passengers and 128,800 flights in Mexico, a 78 percent and 36 percent increase, respectively, when compared with the same months of 2021. In addition, the cargo business saw a 0.9 percent decrease in the interannual comparison.

View from the Top: Aviation Should be Strengthened Through Inclusion, Flexibility

Do not miss this week’s interview with Rolf Meyer, Managing Director of Sales Mexico, United Airlines.

Air Travel to Revolutionize in the Post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 crisis caused numerous difficulties for commercial air travel, pushing airlines and airports to become creative, leverage existing technology and develop new solutions to keep the sector alive. In a post-pandemic world, innovations will continue to improve passenger experience while helping relieve airport capacity constraints.

To learn further insights, join the conversation with Anthony Harcup from Teague, Filipe Pereira from IATA, Lise Vives from Kayak México, Livier Bustos from Delta Airlines and Guilhem Mallet from Air France KLM Group in the panel “Passenger Experience in the Post-COVID-19 Era,” during Mexico Aerospace Forum 2022.

The data used in this article was sourced from:  
MBN, AFAC
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Antonio Gozain Antonio Gozain Journalist and Industry Analyst