Lupe Jensen

Lupe Jensen, worked as the Senior Mexico Permits Coordinator with Universal for 25 years and has a great amount of experience in business aviation and is an expert on operating to Mexico and obtaining permits for both charter and private aircraft. During her time at Universal, Lupe helped hundreds of operators navigate Mexico’s complex permit rules for corporate aviation.

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Mexico's SENEAM Fee and Business Aviation – Part Two: Paying SENEAM Fees

Mexico’s SENEAM Fee and Business Aviation – Part Two: Paying SENEAM Fees

While there are many parameters to consider when dealing with SENEAM fee payment issues, the process can become manageable when it and the requirements that must be met are known. It’s best practice to clear up any past-due payments as soon as possible. Operators with past-due SENEAM fees will face significant future operating […]

November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Mexico’s SENEAM Fee and Business Aviation – Part One: Explaining SENEAM Fees

Mexico’s SENEAM Fee and Business Aviation – Part One: Explaining SENEAM Fees

Overdue SENEAM navigation (nav) and overtime fees have become a hot-button topic within the business aviation industry this year. This is a unique situation, where operators must self-calculate, report, and pay nav and overtime fees due. Since Mexico began enforcement of SENEAM fees in late 2011, there have been dozens of reports of business aviation […]

November 20, 2012 | 6 Comments More
Operating to Mexico: 7 Logistical Tips for Your First Trip

Operating to Mexico: 7 Logistical Tips for Your First Trip

This aviation blog post is part of a series on operating to Mexico and continues from our last article entitled “Operating to Mexico: Overview of Landing Permits and Restrictions.” For a successful and trouble-free trip to Mexico, it’s always best practice for business-aviation operators to plan for a range of logistical issues that may impact […]

March 5, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Operating to Mexico: Overview of Landing Permits and Restrictions

Operating to Mexico: Overview of Landing Permits and Restrictions

This business aviation blog post is the first part in a series on operating to Mexico. Mexico is a frequent and straightforward destination for private non-revenue and charter (non-scheduled commercial) operators. However, there are a number of planning considerations to keep in mind. For private non-revenue operators, there are not many restrictions. Charter (non-scheduled commercial) […]

February 27, 2012 | 1 Comment More