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General Information

 

1. Event Venue
VOLARIS Airlines Complex
Avenue Antonio Dovalí Jaime 70
Torre B, Piso 13. Col. Zedec
C.P 01210, Santa Fe,
Mexico City
Mexico

 

2. Taxi from / to  airport and the hotel / conference area

The distance between Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport and the hotel / conference area is appr. 25 km.
Inside the terminal buildings, you may find the kiosks of official taxi companies to purchase a ticket.
The price of a taxi ride from the airport to the hotel/conference area is appr. USD $ 30.

 

3. Time schedule

ICAO, WBA & CARSAMPAF Board Meetings Monday 20 October
Registration opens on Tuesday 21 October 08:00
Opening Ceremony Tuesday 21 October 09:00
Working hours from 8 am till 4 pm
Closing session Friday 24 October, 12:00

 

4. Language

The meeting will be conducted in English and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation.

 

5. Lodging

Participants are encouraged to make their own reservations at their preferred hotel by sending an e-mail to the hotel's reservation desk. When announcing that you attend the "VOLARIS / OACI CONFERENCE", the rates of these selected hotels close to the venue are USD $ 79 (approximate rate subject to change).

Hotels and hotel's reservation desk e-mail addresses:

Hotel Camino Real Santa Fe:
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6. Visa Requirements

Please verify visa requirements with your respective embassy or consulate.

 

7. Weather

In October the average temperature is 21°C/ 70°F and the minimum 9°C/ 48°F.

 

8. Local Time

The local time is GMT - 5 Hrs.


9. Currency
The Mexican Peso is the national currency. The approximate exchange rate is 1 USD=12.85 MXN. Upon arrival you may exchange money at local exchange venues or ATM machines at the airport or in the city.
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nternational credit cards such as MasterCard and Visa are usually accepted in hotels and restaurants.

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