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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 1, 2010
Contacts: Sasha Johnson or Laura Brown
sasha.j.johnson@xxxxxxx or laura.j.brown@xxxxxxx
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Mexico complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a November FAA review of Mexico’s civil aviation authority.
Under the leadership of Secretary Juan Molinar and Director General Hector Gonzalez Weeks,
A Category 1 rating means the country’s civil aviation authority complies with ICAO standards. A Category 2 rating means a country either lacks laws or regulations necessary to oversee air carriers in accordance with minimum international standards, or that its civil aviation authority – equivalent to the FAA for aviation safety matters – is deficient in one or more areas, such as technical expertise, trained personnel, recordkeeping or inspection procedures.
With the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Category 2 rating, Mexican air carriers could not establish new service to the
As part of the FAA’s IASA program, the agency assesses the civil aviation authorities of all countries with air carriers that operate or have applied to fly to the
Countries with air carriers that fly to the
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