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Aeromexico Announces Increased Frequencies and New International Services

03/21/2013 | PR Newswire

PUEBLA, Mexico, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, made several announcements at 2013 Tianguis Turistico travel trade show, including additional frequencies on its international routes and new service to key destinations in Mexico.

As of June and August, Aeromexico will offer a second flight on the Mexico City-Bogota, Colombia route in response to strong demand in both Latin American capitals, plus two additional frequencies between Mexico City and Sao Paulo, Brazil for a total of nine weekly flights on the route, along with three new frequencies on the Mexico City-Madrid route for a total of ten flights per week.

The airline also announced new seasonal service from Cancun and Huatulco to Los Angeles, California starting in June, to leverage summer travel in both destinations.

Aeromexico and its partner Apple Vacations will offer three weekly flights on the Cancun-Los Angeles route, along with the Huatulco-Los Angeles service they will offer on Fridays.

Both routes will be served with Boeing 737-800 jet airliners with 160 seats, so passengers in both Mexican destinations can travel to Los Angeles and beyond to other cities in the United States, thanks to the Aeromexico and Alaska Airlines codeshare agreement.

The airline will also start to serve the Puerto Penasco-Las Vegas route in June, building new and significant ties between both nations.

During 2013, Aeromexico is also working on consolidating its extensive network of domestic and international routes by continuously strengthening connectivity from different regions in Mexico with the 45 destinations it serves in this country, 19 in the United States, 11 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

About Grupo Aeromexico

Aeromexico, S.A.B. Ltd., is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico, and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. It has a fleet of Boeing 777, 767, 737 aircraft and the latest Embraer 145, 170 and 190 models. As of 2011, an important expansion plan began that includes the incorporation of 20 new planes and properties over the next 24 months. In 2012, Aeromexico announced that it signed a letter of intent to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft, 90 Boeing 737 MAX and 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, making it the largest investment program in Mexican aviation history.

Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City International Airport. The Group's airlines operate more than 600 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, as well as Europe and Asia.

Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance partnering the following 19 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM Romanian Air Transport, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Air. SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers a large global network with more destinations and frequencies and improved connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem miles with the different partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the convenience provided at 525 airport lounges worldwide. SkyTeam offers its 552 million annual passengers more than 15,000 daily flights to 1,000 destinations in 187 countries.

SOURCE Aeromexico

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