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The airport will see a 30% reduction in hourly operations compared to 2022.

Mexico City International Airport (MEX) will see a reduction in the number of hourly slots from 52 to 43 starting October 29, causing backlash from airlines and industry organizations.

The government claims the reduction is necessary to address saturation levels at MEX, which is expected to receive over 52 million passengers in 2023.

Aeromexico, IATA, and ALTA oppose the decision, citing negative impacts on passengers, industry workers, and investment. ALTA predicts delays, cancellations, and increased ticket prices as a result.

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