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Weekly Roundups

Tulum Airport, Suppliers in the Spotlight: The Week in Aerospace

By Antonio Gozain | Wed, 04/13/2022 - 12:30

The new Tulum airport will be inaugurated in Dec. 2023, alongside the Mayan Train, said President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Meanwhile, leading entrepreneurs denounced the lack of public investment on Mexico City’s International Airport (AICM).

 

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IATA Continues to Promote Gender Balance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its “25by2025” global initiative, which pursues increased female representation in the aviation industry, continues to grow as more airlines join. The campaign urges participating companies to increase female representation to 25 percent, at least, by 2025.

Mexican Higher Education and the Future of the Space Industry

The space industry will be a trillion-dollar business in the coming years and Mexico could see important opportunities in the field of telecommunications and services around it, wrote in MBN Enrique Sosa, President, Aeronautical University of Queretaro.

Read our expert contributor’s full article here.

Aviation Industry Poised for Change post-COVID-19

After the devastating effects the COVID-19 pandemic had over airlines, the aviation industry is set to undergo profound changes from digitalization to consumer behavior. Carriers are already responding to these new trends, aiming to adapt to the long-term realities of the pandemic.

The aviation industry’s evolution and future challenges will be some of the topics discussed in Mexico Aerospace Forum 2022, hosted by Mexico Business on April 27-29, 2022. The event will feature industry leaders who will discuss the latest trends impacting the aviation and aerospace sectors.

Entrepreneurs Ask for AICM Investments

AICM lacks investments, denounced leading Mexican entrepreneurs, who asked for further resources to improve the airport’s infrastructure.

Tulum’s New Airport to Open in 2023

The new Tulum airport, which began construction on April 3, will be inaugurated in Dec. 2023, alongside the Mayan Train, said President López Obrador.

Like the construction and operation of AIFA, the military will also oversee the infrastructure project for Tulum’s new airport, which is part of a plan to strengthen the Mayan Riviera with better tourism infrastructure. "It will be a high-quality international airport, just like AIFA," said President López Obrador.

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Do not miss this week’s interviews!

  • Travel Rewards Program Thrives Through Diversification, with Gabriela Fernández, Commercial Vice President, Club Premier
  • Embracing Digital, Hybrid Leads to Optimism for Success, with Roberto Corral, President, Innocentro
  • Taking the Mexican Aerospace Industry to the Next Level, with Humberto Ramos, CEO, HT-MX
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Antonio Gozain Antonio Gozain Journalist and Industry Analyst