Interpuerto Monterrey would attract a US$150 million investment
NUEVO LEON – Despite the uncertainty, Interpuerto Monterrey foresees a good year for the attraction of new companies from the food, automotive and manufacturing sectors coming from Asia, Europe and the United States; five projects are expected to be completed in the second half of this year, state...
Metal Finishing Company will expand its facilities with an investment of US$1 million
The Secretaria de Innovación y Desarrollo reported that the North American company, Metal Finishing Company, which specializes in surface treatment services, will invest about US$1 million in Chihuahua. This monetary investment will be used to buy and install the necessary equipment. The work Meta...
Mexico and France strengthen alliance in aerospace sector
MEXICO – In order to strengthen the relationship between the country's federative entities and France in terms of aerospace industry, a collaboration agreement was signed between Cámara de Comercio Franco Mexicana (CCFM) and Federación Mexicana de la Industria Aeroespacial (Femia). The goal is ...
New commercial flights departing Chihuahua are announced
CHIHUAHUA – The head of Desarrollo Económico y Turístico, Maria Angelica Granados, announced four new national commercial flights and one new international flight for the city of Chihuahua, starting in March. The flights will depart from Chihuahua’s Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Air...
Nuevo Leon acquires drone for US$2.8 million
NUEVO LEON – After acquiring a US$2.8 million drone and receiving lots of negative opinions, state government stood firm while Public Safety Minister Aldo Fasci stressed that the drone will be used for security tasks in the entity. "This is intelligence and intelligence has a high price, the lac...
Quebec is interested in Baja California's aerospace industry
TIJUANA – Diplomatic representatives and directors of four aerospace companies in Quebec made an exploratory visit to Tijuana, which could generate the arrival of new investments in the medium term. During a meeting with the staff of Desarrollo Económico e Industrial of Tijuana (Deitac), the Del...
Sonora to bump up aircraft production by the end of 2018
Sonora is one of Mexico’s states with the highest aerospace industry development. It has one of the leading aerospace manufacturing clusters, nationwide, in which more than 60 companies already belong. This has been able to generate more than 10,000 specialized jobs, according to Jorge Vidal Ahuma...
TecNM inaugurates aerospace research center in Sonora
The Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico (TecNM) carried out the inauguration of the first of the three laboratories that make up the Centro de Investigacion Tecnologica e Innovacion para el Sector Aeroespacial (CITISA). The General Director of TecNM, Manuel Quintero Quintero, alongside Governor Claudia ...
Tijuana’s airport could be the first to operate with facial recognition in Mexico
TIJUANA – This could be the year in which the Tijuana International Airport becomes the first in Mexico to operate with facial recognition. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), which operates said airport, and SITA, the technology company for these hubs, are working together to undertake a pi...
Tlapiani, the first telescope to be designed and built in Mexico
NUEVO LEON – For the first time in history, a telescope that is 100% Mexican in terms of design and construction will be used in major scientific studies and the observation of asteroids. The construction of “Tlapiani,” which means guardian in Náhuatl, has been overseen by scientists at the ...
U.S. Air Force opens Agile Manufacturing Lab in New Mexico
NEW MEXICO – The U.S. Air Force has opened the new Agile Manufacturing Lab in New Mexico. The hope is that the lab can take advantage of developing technologies in robotics, 3D printing, and advanced computing to expedite the design process, particularly in the aerospace and energy sectors. The n...
UPS Arrives in Ciudad Juárez
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The international parcel company UPS activated its express air cargo service on this border. "UPS Worldwide Express Freight service is guaranteed, delivered in one day and with the advantage of door-to-door delivery," said Michael Cuesta, director of Marketing and Retail for the c...
Virgin Galactic to move remaining SpaceShipTwo test flights to New Mexico
NEW MEXICO – Virgin Galactic will conduct the remaining test flights for the company’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital rocket plane from southern New Mexico after moving staff and equipment from California over the next few months, officials announced. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, annou...
Volaris anounces Culiacán-Ciudad Juárez route
CIUDAD JUAREZ – Volaris Airlines announced its new route to Culiacan International Airport, which will go from Sinaloa's capital to Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Since February 2nd, trips from Culiacan to Ciudad Juarez are available. Flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, and the ...



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