Cargo airlines interested in operating at AIFA
MEXICO – The cargo terminal at the Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) will be completed by the end of February of next year; meanwhile, 4 cargo airlines have already expressed their interest in operating in this infrastructure, as well as Aeromexico and Aeromar.
Without naming names, he mentioned that of the 4 interested airlines, one of them is a transatlantic passenger and cargo airline that has expressed its interest in operating in this airport and connecting to Europe and Asia, which has an agreement with Mercado Libre.
Currently, the progress of the work is 15% since it is requesting the authorization of the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC) and other procedures.
He commented that the international cargo zone of the AIFA will have 12 bonded warehouses of 4,000 square meters each, with the same design, although there is capacity to increase them to 24, but for such expansion the interested party must make the corresponding investment.
In this regard, he specified that it will be at the end of December when the scheme that will be used in this infrastructure, the rates that will be applied and the companies that will use such spaces will be available.
He explained that there will be 20 positions for category E and F aircraft and passenger aircraft such as those used by Viva Aerobus and Volaris, as well as Aeromexico, except for the 787 Dreamliner.