Tuesday, February 7, 2023

US will open FAA office in Mexico, nearly two years after downgrading the country’s aviation safety rating

Ambassador of America in Mexico, Ken Salazar, announced on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAAopened its first office with the aim of working jointly with our country in the context of civil Aviation Nearly two years after the US agency downgraded the country’s aviation security rating.

through a statement Embassy of America they reported it salazar met the companies and officials of aviation decide how to work FAA To strengthen bilateral relations in this area.

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He made it clear that the work done in this unit would be respected sovereignty of MexicoTherefore, the recommendations to be issued will be routed through Mexican legislative channels.

In this sense, with respect to sovereignty of MexicoWe believe that the implementation of the recommendations of FAA Through legislative channels, this will help make our aviation relationship more fruitful for both countries and help us become more competitive,” the statement read.

American Embassy explained that the opening of the first FAA office in Mexico is the result of a reaffirmation of the cooperation that exists between the neighboring countries and the ties left by the meeting. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador why Joe Biden during the North American Leaders’ Summit in Mexico City,

Ambassador Ken Salazar He published from his social networks that the meeting was attended by representatives of American and Mexican companies such as United Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Aeromexico, Viva Aerobus and Volaris.

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On January 11, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (SICT) reported that he would have a meeting on Thursday with the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAAfor its abbreviation in English) to seek recovery category 1 aviation security.

Through a statement, the agency indicated that the meeting was suspended due to failures in the air traffic control system. America It was reported that day and affected all flights in that country.

“The meeting was originally scheduled for January 12, 2023. The meeting was suspended due to technical problems the agency encountered with its systems today,” the secretariat explained in a statement.

In May 2021, the FAA Announced a ratings downgrade, which bars Mexican airlines from adding new flights to the United States and limits their ability to seal commercial agreements,

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