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  • PICTURES: US investigators to assist inquiry into DC-9 freighter crash in Mexico

    <P>US investigators are to assist a Mexican inquiry into the USA <A href="">Jet&nbsp;Airlines</A> <A href=";aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;searchMode=keyword&amp;Keyword=dc-9&amp;Manufacturer=">McDonnell&nbsp;Douglas DC-9</A>-15 freighter crash near Saltillo yesterday which killed one of the two pilots on board.</P> <P>At least one of the flight recorders has been recovered from the wreckage of the aircraft.</P> <P>The 41-year old twin-jet, registered N199US, had been attempting to <A href="">land&nbsp;at Plan de Guadalupe Airport</A> following a service from Shreveport, Louisiana, which originated in the Canadian city of Hamilton.</P> <P>It came down north of the airport, near Ramos Arizpe, at around 01:15, before breaking up and catching fire. T

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  • Mexico's Aeromar to introduce CRJ200s

    <p>Mexican regional carrier Aeromar has selected the Bombardier CRJ200 as its first jet and expects to initially lease...

  • Second Kalitta 747-200 in six weeks destroyed in crash landing

    All eight people on board a Kalitta Air Boeing 747-200 freighter that came down near Bogotá airport in Colombia...

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  • ANALYSIS: Business aviation safety performance in 2014

    News | 11 May 2015 23:00 | David Learmount

    ​In 2014 business jet aircraft suffered the worst global fatal accident rate in recent years, while the worldwide figures for business turboprops improved in comparison to 2013 and 2012.
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    News | 22 Jan 2013 15:53 | Edward Russell

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  • Aeromar snaps up four Mexicana routes

    News | 07 Sep 2010 21:53 | Brendan Sobie

    <p>Mexican regional carrier Aeromar is attempting to fill some of the void left by Grupo Mexicana by launching this week four new routes and adding capacity...
  • Mexico's Aeromar to introduce CRJ200s

    News | 09 Jul 2010 21:43 | Brendan Sobie

    <p>Mexican regional carrier Aeromar has selected the Bombardier CRJ200 as its first jet and expects to initially lease two ex-Jazz CRJ200s from GECAS.</p><p>Aeromar...
  • Queretaro prepares for massive aerospace growth

    News | 20 Apr 2009 10:15 | Brendan Sobie

    After securing commitments from several major international companies, Mexican state prepares for a period of massive growth in its aerospace industry
  • Mexico seeks to expand third-party maintenance

    News | 16 Mar 2009 00:00 | Brendan Sobie

    <P><EM>Mexican carriers are looking north for growth as capacity expands. </EM><EM>Third-party maintenance is set to expand south of the US border as the two main Mexican carriers grow and look north for business</EM></P> <P>Mexican MRO providers are looking to increase their third-party business as they add capacity and begin to more aggressively target potential US customers.</P> <P>Mexico, given its location and low cost of labour, is ideally positioned to overhaul narrowbodies operated in the USA. But the country's relatively small MRO players have historically been focused on maintaining in-house fleets, with a small amount of ad hoc third-party work on the side.</P> <P>Now third-party MRO work is becoming a serious business as Mexico's two main carriers, Aeromexico and Mexicana, suddenly have more spare capacity to market. To improve their positioning in the third-party market, both carriers recently established separate MRO units that could eventually be spun off.</P> <P>Aer