Flights in Puerto Vallarta suspended for two hours

January 5, 2017
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The International Airport of Puerto Vallarta suspended services Thursday morning in order to clean a jet fuel spill caused by a driver under the influence breaching security and colliding with a fuel truck.

“An unidentified man entered a restricted area at the International Airport of Puerto Vallarta and had a collision with a fuel vehicle, causing a spill of jet fuel,” explained the Pacific Airport Group (GAP) in a statement.

According to reports, the event occured at 10:00 am on Thursday, and at 12:15 hours operations were restored.



According to GAP there were no injuries or major damages in that incident.

“The driver is in detention, presumably under the influence of narcotics, but it will be up to the relevant authority to determine his status,” according to the statement from GAP.