The United States Ambassador, Ken Salazar, announced this Friday that the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has opened an office in Mexico for the first time in its history.
In a statement issued by the diplomatic representation, the Joe Biden government’s envoy said there is no more important partner in civil aviation for his country than Mexico and believed the new office located at the US embassy would work to strengthen cooperation. Will do With the authorities and the private sector of the aviation industry.
“In this way, dialogue and joint work will be deepened so that our countries can cooperate on civil aviation,” Salazar said.
The ambassador assured that “with respect to the sovereignty of Mexico, we believe that the implementation of FAA recommendations through legislative channels will help our aviation relations to bear more fruit for both countries and us to become more competitive”.
Salazar said that when meeting with representatives of major companies and aviation industry executives, they affirmed that it is important to unite the two countries, deepen integration, and strengthen North America as an economic power to the benefit of both peoples. Air connectivity is essential to help do this.
He stressed that Mexico is the country with the most flights to and from the United States, and it is the first travel destination for Americans. One in four Americans who travel abroad do so to a Mexican destination, he explained.
The diplomat said that thanks to the aviation industry, Mexico and the United States know each other better, bilateral trade deepens as more opportunities arise and the aeronautical sector allows future companies to enter with greater mobility. gives.