2010 August

August 2010

Grupo Mexicana has ceased all operations.  All flights operated by Mexicana, MexicanaClick, and MexicanaLink are canceled.  Ticketed passengers should contact Exito immediately to file for a refund, and find new tickets on alternative carriers. Mexico’s largest airline, last year Mexicana transported over 11 million passengers. The airline operated 69 planes under the Mexicana brand and […]

The city of Potosi, Bolivia gradually returned to normal after protesters ended a 19-day strike that had paralyzed the region.   The strike had blockaded the town of Potosi, cutting off bus, rail and air travel for almost three weeks. The Bolivian government and protesters reached a 6-point agreement that includes provisions to improve roads and […]

The Jorge Newbery airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina is set to close for major renovations between October  20th and December 5th, 2010. During this period all flights previously scheduled for Aeroparque (AEP) will be routed to the Ezeiza International airport (EZE), located 21 miles south of the city center. Travelers should allow extra time to […]

The Transportation Ministry of Argentina announced that the domestic airport, Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, will be closed from mid- October for approximately 50 days due to repairs and enlargement of the main runway. The work is estimated to start on 15th October and end on 5th Dec 2010. Meanwhile, all flights will be directed to Ezeiza […]

On Wednesday, August 4, Mexicana Airlines (Compañía Mexicana de Aviación) suspended its ticket sales. However, Mexicana Airlines announced it will continue operations as scheduled in the interest of protecting passengers whom already have tickets and flight itineraries. This means that all changes to Mexicana tickets must, for now, be handled directly by the carrier.  CMA […]