Wednesday , April 14 2021

Aeroméxico dismisses 200 workers

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To cut costs, Aeroméxico is laying off 200 employees as part of a series of initiatives. The airline has informed EL UNIVERSAL that it is for administrative and operational areas.

The company sent a letter to its employees yesterday to announce organizational restructuring as well as reduction in consulting costs, travel, training, events and office supplies.

Dismissal does not include pilots but includes a surcharge.

The Federation of Trade Unions calculates that up to 100 surcharges may be imposed.

According to a letter from the executive committee of Aeromexico in Aeromexico, "To achieve our goals, we need to adjust our budget and budget, remove some positions and move others, You need to make tough decisions about both your organization and your organization.

According to the Trade Union Association of Mexico, this adjustment is the result of the airline's decision to put five aircraft on the ground and stop nine flights in 2019.

Aeromexico discontinues three Embraer 170s and two Boeing 737-700 aircraft that may be sold or reused depending on the performance of the company and suspends flights to Mexico City – Boston, Washington Dulles and Portland. Monterey – Las Vegas, Tijuana, Merida, Veracruz, Guadalajara, Cancun, San Jose, California.

This change means that the seat proposal for Aerofloco will not increase in 2019, which was not the first time since 2009, the company said.

In the third quarter of this year, Aeromexico posted a net loss of 617 million pesos. The airline was affected by a 45.7% increase in Turbosine price and a 6.7% depreciation of the Mexican peso against the dollar.

Peso 's cost per seat increased by 15% during the third quarter, while the cost per seat increased by 7.8%.

Aeromexico is affected by the cancellation of the Texcoco airport because it does not have a solution to the saturation of Mexico City International Airport in a short time, which means that the frequency or number of flights can not be increased.

Since the announcement of the cancellation of Texcoco airport construction on Oct. 29, the value of Aeromexico's stock was 22.04 pesos and there was a slight recovery to 23 pesos yesterday.

In October, Aeromexico transported 797,000 passengers, up 2.6% from the same period last year.

International passengers rose 5.6 percent and passengers increased 1.1 percent.

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