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Troubled Mexican Airline Interjet Grounds Some of Its Aircraft

By Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

Lujan Agusti  / Bloomberg

Interjet airplanes being used commercially sit on the tarmac at Mexico City International Airport. The airline has hidden in hangars elsewhere its grounded Russian aircraft. Lujan Agusti / Bloomberg

Skift Take: The groundings are a setback for Mexican airline Interjet, and its problems involve a lot more than just its fleet.

— Sean O’Neill

In cavernous jet hangars in and around Mexico City, Interjet has a secret.

Four of the Mexican airline’s Sukhoi Superjet 100s — out of a fleet of 22 — have been grounded for at least five months because of engine maintenance delays. The Russian-made aircraft, …read more

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