Airbus A400M makes first visit to Mexico


The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter landed today for the first time in Mexico, where the aircraft will show its performance in a series of demonstration flights.

Flown by the experimental test pilot, Ignacio “Nacho” Lombo, the aircraft landed at Mexico DF International Airport at 1:50pm (local time).

“I’m very proud to bring the A400M to Mexico to show how this aircraft is transforming the world of heavy transport. It will be a honour to demonstrate its capabilities to meet the challenges of this country,” said Nacho Lombo. The A400M will stay in Mexico until 23 May.

The photograph shows the A400M on its arrival at Mexico City International Airport.

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