To date, the initial plan to begin operations on January 24th continues.
The announcement was made by Javier Lozano Alarcón, the Mexican Labor Secretary, in a press conference.
"However, he said, in the coming days in a meeting with the Secretary of Communications and Transportation, Juan Molinar, and everyone else involved, other issues will be defined like maintaining the same investors or add others," Yahoo News reports.
The 6 airlines operating in the country experienced a drop in yearly sales of around 14.6%, or a reduction of $10.5 million in income.
According to the article on elsalvador.com: "...the type of traveler which had the greatest decrease in demand was the regular tourist, hence the companies are focusing their efforts on business travelers 'who have to continue traveling and to do so on specific dates', said Quinteros, manager of Mexicana in the country."
The ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT) in San Jose reported that they agreed to increase the number of flights from 16 to 28 flights per week.
Costa Rican Airline, LACSA, which is a member of the TACA group, will go from 6 to 14 weekly flights, while the Mexican airline, Mexicana, will increase from 10 to 14 flights per week, the MOPT said in a press release.
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