Last week in Mexico’s aviation & aerospace industry

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Commercial airlines have experienced a good week. After solving a 51-day-long strike, Avianca is back on track and Southwest Air plans to open more routes between the US and Mexico. Some airports have seen challenges to their expansion, but in general airports have experienced a solid growth in passenger and cargo transportation. As airlines continue updating or growing their fleets, this week was relatively positive for the domestic and global aerospace industries. Boeing started producing the 777x and delivered China’s first 737 Max 8.

On November 8th, Mexico Aerospace Forum 2017 took place, gathering dozens of key leaders in the public and private sector. These stakeholders shared their expertise and ambition over the industry’s current situation and future challenges with the event’s top-level audience.

National

Light aircraft emergency lands in Toluca boulevard: El Universal.

Southwest Air announces more routes to Mexico: El Universal.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico increases passenger movement by 11.7 percent: T21.

Distribution of air-transported cargo (January-September): T21.

Ejidatarios threaten to impede works in Guadalajara airport: El Economista.

Queretaro in the Top 5 of world aerospace hubs: El Financiero.

Aerospace Industry will meet growth goals in 2017: A21.

Queretaro cluster tries to integrate local supply base: El Economista.

NAFTA renegotiation is a threat to the Mexican aerospace industry: El Financiero

Skyplus, the first Aerospace park in Guanajuato: Milenio.

International

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Boeing delivers China’s first 737 Max 8: Boeing.

Airbus divests Vector Aerospace: Jane’s 360.

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk differ on how to finance the Space Race: Bloomberg.

GE explores options for aircraft leasing operations: Reuters.

Emirates to add more A380 to its fleet: A21.

Boeing starts producing 777x: A21.

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