Mexico orders more Airbus C295 aircraft
Mexico has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of two additional Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft for the Mexican Navy.
The agreement takes to 22 aircraft the total Airbus Defence and Space fleet in operation in the country, the biggest in Latin America.
The Mexican Navy, which is already flying four C295, six CN235 and two C212 aircraft, will operate these two new aircraft on a diverse range of transport missions for military, civil protection and humanitarian purposes
“We are very proud that Mexico, which already has the biggest Airbus Defence and Space fleet in Latin America, has shown its confidence in our products by deciding to increase again its C295 fleet”, said Antonio Rodríguez Barberán, Head of Commercial for Military Aircraft.
Today the Mexican Air Force is operating six C295 and the Federal Police two CN235 aicraft.
More than 140 C295s have now been ordered by 19 countries.
Source: Airbus Defence and Space
Date: Oct 31, 2014