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6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Oaxaca Mexico

Date: September 23, 2017

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico this morning Saturday, September 23, 2017, rattling a country still coping with the devastation from the earthquake that hit Mexico City last week. This earthquake was located further south in Oaxaca.


Current reports indicate that no additional significant damage has occurred in MEX. Inflight has advised that there was no additional damage done to the crew hotel. Wellness checks were completed and all Flight Attendants are all accounted for. There is no expected operational impact at this time. 


We encourage any of our Members who may require assistance to contact their Local Council or AFA Employee Assistance at 1 800 424 2406.


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