Peter Serde, vice president of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Latin America, underscores that the recovery of Type 1 in civil aviation should be a state priority for the Mexican government.
He said the government should put in place the necessary resources to ensure that the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration of the United States) can meet the requirements for the recovery of Type 1, even if the aviation industry is there to help.
The announcement of the downgrade to Type 2 was made on May 25 after an audit by its Mexican counterpart, the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC), which caused a stir in the industry and caused great concern. However, it is of concern not only to the airlines but also to the economic and social aspects of the country, however, Mexican President Andres Manuel L லpez Obrador downplayed the issue, noting that they are US regulations and are being imposed around the world. It only controls the expansion of aircraft in that country’s airspace, not another. “This is not a serious matter because national airlines are very busy, which means there is a lot of demand for them in the domestic market,” he said.
Aspa pilots, they emerged REPORTUR.mx, IATA also clarified that Type 2 refers to the ability of regulatory authorities, but not to air defense. (Says US conspiracy unsafe for Mexican aviation)
“Mexican companies meet the highest standards in the industry. They have the IOSA category (operational security audit system) from IATA,” he added. To be identified.
As noted from Viva Aerobus, the company acknowledges that this qualification occurs at a time when the flight between Mexico and the United States has returned to pre-epidemic levels. , Volaris, and Aromar too.
Cuitl Chuac Gutiérrez, general director of IATA in Mexico and director general of National Aerotransports, said being in Type 2 also affects freight because goods travel in the reserves of passenger planes, whose capacity is now restricted.