Mexico City, Mexico — On Monday, Luis Federico Bertrand Rubio, the former director of Aeropuerto Internacional de Toluca, was named the General Director and CEO of Interjet.
In a statement, Interjet reported that it had appointed Federico Bertrand Rubio as its new general director and CEO.
The airline highlighted that Bertrand Rubio has the support of Alarcón & Méndez and HCK Abogados, as well as that of Mena Contadores 1915, to resolve the pending issues of the airline.
“We continue to work resolutely so that very soon, hand in hand with workers and suppliers, we can once again operate and provide the service that our passengers deserve,” said Carlos del Valle del Río, Interjet spokesperson.
Bertrand Rubio has fifty years of experience in the national and international aeronautical sector and is recognized for his participation both in the public sector and in different aeronautical companies, among which was director of the Toluca International Airport.
The airline still faces tax and employee debts.
The company was acquired in mid-2020 by Alejandro del Valle, who is currently in prison for alleged fraud against Crédito Real, however, the company stopped operating at the end of 2020 due to a series of financial problems.
The businessman promised to inject $150 million dollars into the airline, which never entered the company’s coffer.