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Landing Gear Collapses As Jetliner Lands in Mexico City

Authorities at the Mexico City international airport say the landing gear collapsed on a Boeing 737 as it landed, but no injuries were reported. The plane is operated by the Mexican airline Magnicharters and was arriving in Mexico City from the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun. Airport authorities said Thursday that some of the 139 passengers were treated for "nervous crisis,"...

Jetex Expands FBO Network in Mexico and Japan

Jetex Flight Support is expanding its presence in the Mexican market by announcing a partnership with local company Eolo to co-brand its FBO at Toluca International Airport. The facility is now being run jointly by the partners at what is Mexico’s main business aviation gateway. In addition to its Dubai headquarters, Jetex already has a network of FBOs in Paris, Shanno...

Aeromexico Inaugurates The New Boeing 787 Simulator

Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator yesterday at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and con...

Bell Helicopter opens new office in Mexico

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced today the grand opening of its new sales office based in Mexico City, where the company will support local and regional customers. Many state and federal officials, as well as long-standing customers, joined Bell Helicopter’s Executive Vice President of Commercial Business, Matt Hasik, for a reception at the site of the new office in the...

Bay Area Flights Face Cancellations, Delays Due to Hurricane Patricia

A travel advisory has been issued for those traveling to Mexico due to Hurricane Patricia. Only one flight flight leaving a Bay Area airport had been cancelled Friday. It was an Alaskan  Airlines flight from SFO to Puerto Vallarta. However, that may change over the weekend. The current travel advisory is for Mexico's coastal cities, including Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa and Manzani...

Swissport expands in Mexico

Swissport International has expanding its ground handling footprint in Mexico through cooperation with AGN Aviation Services. AGN is the third biggest ground handling provider in Mexico, signed an agreement on jointly providing ground handling services. Both Swissport  and AGN see the value of combining the particular strengths of the two companies – with a large st...

Aeromexico Announces AccesRail Alliance

Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, recently signed a commercial agreement with transportation provider AccesRail, to offer customers more and better connectivity options through major railway and bus services inSpain, the United Kingdom and Canada. Aeromexico customers can buy tickets for these services from travel agencies and directly through our Reservat...

Scouts, pilot survive small plane crash in New Mexico

Three boy scouts and their pilot are alive after a small plane crash in New Mexico. KRQE-TV reports that the four-seat 1952 Beechcraft crashed in Belen on Saturday morning, about 2 miles from its final destination. Scouts Levi Jensen, Talon Bennett and Jacob Brooks were flying with a pilot they knew from church as part of the work required for them to earn an aviation badge. The plane lef...