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Dec 4, 2018

Mexico’s presidential plane is for sale

Mexico’s presidential plane is for sale

The big, luxurious airplane used to ferry Mexico's former president around the globe is about to fly away permanently in one of the first moves by the new president to rid the country of what he has derided as a towering symbol of excess.

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Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured at a hangar before it is put up for sale by Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured at a hangar before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

Mexico’s presidential plane is for sale
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Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured at a hangar before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The interior of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The interior of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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A bathroom of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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Mexico's official government seal is seen on a wall of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The interior of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The cockpit of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

Mexico’s presidential plane is for sale
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Mexico's official government seal is seen on a wall of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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The interior of the Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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A cameraman walks by the tail of Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner during a media tour before is put up for sale by Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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Mexican Air Force Presidential Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is pictured at a hangar before being put up for sale by Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS

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