New Mexico Airlines (subsidiary of Pacific Wings) (Albuquerque) voluntarily suspended operations on December 11 until further notice due to unspecified “mechanical issues” involving its five Cessna 208B Grand Caravans. Parent Pacific Wings said the grounding was temporary and the aircraft would be flying again shortly. The company is now listing tomorrow (December 17) as its restart date. The airline operated to Carlsbad and Los Alamos from ABQ.
The airline started operations on July 1, 2007.
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Copyright Photo: Sun Valley Airlines/AirlinersGallery.com. Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N12959 (msn 1254) is pictured at the ABQ base.