Aerospace News

VW, Union agree on 6.5% overall pay raise for workers at Puebla facility
Volkswagen de Mexico and its Union reached an agreement in the salary review, with a direct increase of 5% plus 1.5% in benefits. The deal includes the opening of 250 temporary jobs. With this agreement, a strike scheduled for Friday, 11:00 am, at the plant located in the municipality of Cuautlancin...
Cemex to supply special mix of concrete for Mexico City new airport
Cemex, a global building materials company based in San Pedro Garza, Nuevo Leon, announced it was awarded a contract to supply approximately 900,000 cubic meters of concrete for Mexico City’s New International Airport. Because of the condition of the ground on which the airport is built – the b...
Aerospace sector has favorable demand
The value of the market will close at US$8 billion; the aviation upturn will work as a shield for the sector in the facing the NAFTA renegotiation, said industrial representatives. According to estimations by firms such as Boeing and Airbus, between 2,500 and 3,500 airplanes will be needed in operat...
UK-based cargo airline CargoLogicAir to open London-to-Mexico City service
UK-based all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) announced it will begin twice-weekly London-to-Mexico City service, a route linking the Mexican capital to markets in the United States, via Atlanta, and the carrier’s hub in London. The service will start on August 19 with a total cargo capacity of 2...
Triumph Group draws back plans to sale manufacturing plant in Mexicali
Pennsylvania-based aerospace components manufacturer Triumph Composite Systems Inc. revealed its interior business is no longer for sale. The division comprises of seven manufacturing facilities worldwide, including one in Mexicali, Baja California. According to The Spokane Journal of Business, whi...