Mexico says U.S. should not downgrade Mexico air safety rating

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  • Monday, 24 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a news conference as he accepted a recommendation from the U.S. government to ensure there would be no fraud in union votes at workplaces in Mexico, when asked about U.S. concerns over a vote at General Motors Co., at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico May 13, 2021. Mexico's Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he does not think U.S. authorities should downgrade Mexico's air safety designation, saying all the norms are being complied with.

Reuters reported on Friday the U.S. government is preparing to downgrade Mexico's aviation safety rating, a move that would bar Mexican carriers from adding new U.S. flights and limit airlines' ability to carry out marketing agreements.

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