Rory McIlroy, current World Number One in the Official World Golf Ranking, has committed to WGC Mexico 2020. McIlroy is a three-time World Golf Championships winner.

Professional golfers from all over the world are heading to Mexico to compete in the 2020 World Golf Championship, set to take place at the Club de Golf Chapultepec on 20-23 February 2020.

With a US$ 10.5 million prize fund, the premier golf tournament attracts the world’s most outstanding golfers and avid golf fans who want to see their favorite players claim the title of World Golf Championships winner.

Considering a flight to Mexico City for WGC? Plan your private flight operations with the following important details in mind.

1. MAIN AIRPORT

For private jet operations, the most convenient airport is Toluca International Airport (TLC, MMTO), a port of entry equipped with modern facilities for crew and passengers. Officially known as Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport, MMTO is a 24/7 airport that does not require slots and Prior Permission Required (PPR).

NOTE: These are no parking restrictions, but Runway 15/33 will be closed from 0600 to 1200 UTC and 1600 to 1900 UTC on February 08, 15, 22 and 29.

Jetex Mexico  

Our Jetex facility in Toluca is conveniently located 30 minutes away from Mexico City. The Jetex Toluca team is highly trained to offer professional services according to the highest quality and safety standards.

 2. FUEL AND GROUND HANDLING

Through our IS-BAH and IS-BAO certified FBO, Jetex can efficiently meet all your flight support requirements to operate to Mexico, including ground handling and fuel uplifts. To arrange aircraft refueling or to get the most competitive rate, please email at fuelpricing@jetex.com.

3. GROUND TRANSPORTATION

MMTO is not accessible via public transportation. However, rental cars, authorized taxis and airport shuttles can be arranged to/from the airport. Jetex Mexico can arrange for crew and VIP passenger transportation, including chauffeured limousines, to your preferred destination. Simply get in touch with us at fbo-tlc@jetex.com.

 4. FLIGHT PERMITS, CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION

Landing authorization is required to operate to MMTO. Part 135 flights must also carry a Mexican flight permit.
Flights from South America and the Caribbean must make a Customs stop at Cozumel International Airport (CZM, MMCZ) or Tapachula International Airport (TAP, MMTP). Jetex can arrange the applicable permits on your behalf, if required.

NOTE: All international aircraft operating under Part 91 and Part 135 flights to Mexico may be subject to random ramp checks, in compliance with instructions from Mexico’s Civil Aviation Federal Agency (AFAC). To know more about Mexico’s ramp check policy, please refer to this brief guideline we published previously.

5. VISA

Aircrew and passengers who hold valid United States visas are exempted from obtaining Mexican visas, although this is still subject to nationality. Please note that visa on arrival is not available in Mexico. For more details about Mexican visa requirements and eligibility, please refer to this link.

6. SECURITY

Popular tourist destinations are routinely patrolled by police and security personnel. However, travelers are advised to exercise increased caution outside tourist areas. Stay vigilant and watch out for petty crimes which may happen in both tourist and non-tourist areas.

7. HOTELS

Mexico City offers a wide range of luxury hotels, such as The St Regis Mexico City, Hotel Marquis Reforma, Four Seasons Hotel, Las Alcobas DF, W Hotel and InterContinental Presidente Mexico City. To easily make reservations at your preferred hotel, email us at travel@jetex.com.

8. CLIMATE

The weather in Mexico City in February is generally pleasant and comfortable, with an average daytime temperature of 75.2°F (24°C). At night, the weather becomes cooler, with an average temperature of 41°F (5°C).

9. VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS

All travelers are advised to have measle vaccinations and routine vaccines such as flu shot and chickenpox vaccine. Hepatitis A and typhoid vaccinations are also recommended.

OPERATING TO MEXICO? LET JETEX TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS

From trip planning and ground handling, to facilitating hotel and transportation arrangements, Jetex takes care of everything you need for a seamless travel experience and business jet operation. Ready to plan your flight? Telephone our team at +52 722 273 3391.

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