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This week, aerospace giant Airbus celebrated its 50th anniversary and Embraer allied with a Brazilian company to develop an electric motor for airplanes. The Boeing 737 Max grounding continues and IATA expects the flying ban will be lifted in August. The FAA had a more optimistic outlook and mentioned that the ban will be lifted by June.

In Mexico, Safran and Bombardier met with President López Obrador to announce that they want to continue investing in the country. The Ministry of Communications and Transport prepares to promote the new airport in Santa Lucia as Congress called for a renewal of the country’s airport development plan.


Don’t miss last week’s highlights:

Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday with a formation flight over France. Congratulations!

Representatives from Bombardier and Safran met with president López Obrador to reiterate their commitment to continue investing in Mexico.

Brazilian Embraer plans to build an innovative electric motor for planes in alliance with WEG.

The grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 may not be lifted until August, according to Alexandre de Juniac, Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). However, US regulators expect the flying ban will be lifted by late June.


Mexico’s Airport Network

The Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) prepares a promotional campaign for the Santa Lucia International Airport.

Toluca International Airport (AIT) had the worst first quarter in its entire operational history with only 123,611 passengers during the first three months of 2019.

Experts from Congress called for an airport development plan that considers the needs of all airports throughout Mexico.

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