Volaris flight 714 , which was scheduled to depart at 7:35 am Tuesday Dec. 8 from Mexico City International Airport, bound for Cancun, was evacuated after a call that warned the crew of a “suspicious object” on board.
According to the news portal Milenio, after the alert, security protocols were activated, and the aircraft crew proceeded to the evacuation of passengers in the security zone of the Mexico City Airport.
The Federal Police is currently conducting an inspection of the plane.
After the terrorist attacks in France last month, where more than 100 people were killed and injured, airport security in Mexico has increased.
The Government of Mexico took action to strengthen security, surveillance and intelligence at strategic points where foreign visitors arrive.
These measures apply to international airports in Cancun, Quintana Roo; Tijuana, Baja California; Monterrey, Nuevo León; Guadalajara, Jalisco and Mexico City (AICM).
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