Air Canada will move its cargo operations to Felipe Angeles International Airport (Eva) effective July 1, as part of a decree expelling shipping companies from Mexico City International Airport (AICM).
The airline initially reported this through a statement Operations will be attended by Boeing 767-300F aircraft They will start with three flights per week; By the end of 2023, their number will increase to five.
There will be no changes to the service during the transfer to AIFA, except for dangerous goods, which will be temporarily prohibited
Air Canada said.
Rene Rojas, general manager of cargo and services for Latin America at Air Canada Cargo, noted The airline is ready to make this shiftBecause it has all the certificates and staff needed to meet the demand.
He also said that land transfer will be offered to clients who cannot submit direct bids or finish work at AIFA before July 7, the date specified in the decree published by the government for Reduce the saturation found in AICM.
Meanwhile, Air Canada highlighted that cargo shipments will continue Accepted on passenger flights to and from Mexico.
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Shippers will have an additional 40 days to transition from AICM
In previous days, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (SICT) reported that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) extended the deadline for… Shipping airlines from AICM to AIFA.
SICT explained, through a statement, that in view of the deadline proposed by the head of the federal executive, Shipping companies will have between 108 and 148 business days to move their operations.
National and foreign air cargo carriers that had a deadline of July 7 of this year to transition their operations from AICM will have a new deadline of September 1, 2023.
Determined by the federal government.