FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2014
WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today welcomed the air transport agreement initialed by the Governments of Mexico and the United States. The ad referendum agreement will enter into force on January 1, 2016 after the parties have completed their internal procedures.
“Cooperation and collaboration is an essential part of the global aviation system,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “Today’s historic air transport agreement between the United States and Mexico, when implemented, will provide new opportunities for U.S. and Mexican airports through increased access to price and service competition for passenger travel and cargo shipping. This modernized agreement, which will boost tourism and trade, strengthens the important economic relationship the United States shares with Mexico. ACI-NA commends the U.S. and Mexican officials for their vision and tireless efforts.”