Main airports of sinaloa will continue to be closed this Friday, due to the violent events that occurred yesterday culiacan after the capture of Ovid Guzman, “The Mouse”, successor to Joaquin “El Chap”or” Guzmán in front of the Sinaloa cartel.
The Culiacan International Airport reported that it will remain closed to commercial flights. Its reopening will be evaluated during the morning of this Friday, the venue detailed.
Meanwhile, the people who continue inside the air terminal received food and water. The airport authorities announced that the delivery of more food is being coordinated with the Civil Protection of the Sinaloa government.
For his part, he Mazatlan International Airport determined that it would not make commercial flights until 10:00 a.m. this Friday. Given this, he recommended users to contact their airline with any questions about their flights.
after the news, Long live Aerobus stated that due to the blockades and violent acts in Culiacán, Mazatlán, Obregón and Los Mochiswill temporarily suspend its activities at said airports.
Therefore, he invited people to contact the company to find out about the options for free rescheduling of their flights.
Likewise, Aeromexico confirmed that its operations for this January 6 to and from Culiacán, Los Mochis, Ciudad Obregón and Mazatlán, will be affected. Therefore, he urged citizens to check the status of their flight, as well as the protection policies.
This Thursday, Ovidio Guzmán, “El Ratón”, son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, was arrested, which unleashed a wave of violence in Culiacán, which later spread to other areas.
This caused the entire educational and administrative activities of Culiacán to be suspended, as well as the public transport service. The secretary of Sinaloa State Public Security, Cristóbal Castañeda, alerted and asked the population not to leave their homes and confirmed that different blockades were taking place throughout the city.
Due to the facts, the airports of Culiacán, Mazatlán and Los Mochis were closed this Thursday. In the first, 70 flights have been canceled and the affected passengers are being attended directly by the airlines, reported the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC).
There were even clashes at the Culiacán airport that forced the suspension of a flight that was about to take off. In addition, a plane of the Mexican Air Force
For its part, at the Los Mochis air terminal five flights were suspended, while in Mazatlán canceled 32 flights.
In addition, they were additionally suspended 22 flights in air terminals in Tijuana, Los Cabos, La Paz, Ciudad Obregón and Ciudad Juárez bound for Sinaloa.
Likewise, the AFAC coordinated security protocols in 13 airports in Sinaloa, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua and Sonora.