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Aeromexico Announces Launch of New “Aeromexico Contigo” Product

June 17, 2013

- Aeromexico Contigo will offer a variety of benefits to passengers traveling between Mexico and the U.S.

MEXICO CITY, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Aeromexico”) (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline in Mexico, today announced the launch of its new Aeromexico Contigo (Aeromexico with You) product which will offer a host of benefits to passengers traveling frequently between Mexico and the United States.

The use of the Boeing 737-800 airliner for the Aeromexico Contigo program optimizes operating costs, which then translates into lower pricing. Other benefits include increased legroom, personalized attention by Aeromexico Call Center agents and at participating airport check-in counters.

Destinations to feature the Aeromexico Contigo product include:

                      Domestic Destinations
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         Guadalajara - Tijuana         28 weekly flights
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           Culiacan - Tijuana          14 weekly flights
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                     Mexico-US Destinations
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         Guadalajara - Chicago          4 weekly flights
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         Guadalajara - Ontario          6 weekly flights
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       Guadalajara - Los Angeles       14 weekly flights
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          Guadalajara - Fresno          3 weekly flights
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        Guadalajara - Sacramento        3 weekly flights
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It is important to note that the benefits offered through Aeromexico Contigo are in addition to Aeromexico’s existing baggage policy for travel between Mexico to the US, which includes free check in of passengers’ first bag weighing 55 lbs (25 Kg) and one carry-on bag weighing 22 lbs (10 Kg) and for passengers’ traveling from the US a first bag weighing 50 lbs (23 Kg) and one carry-on bag of 22 lbs (10 Kg).

Aeromexico Contigo will begin operation in October 2013; however, tickets are already available for purchase through travel agencies, ticket offices, the Aeromexico Call Center and through www.aeromexico.com.

The launch of Aeromexico Contigo is further affirmation of carrier’s commitment to creating alternatives that benefit Mexican nationals who conduct business or personal travel between Mexico and the United States.

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. Ltd., is a holding company with subsidiaries that are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico as well as the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. The Company has a fleet of Boeing 777, 767, 737 and the latest models of Embraer 145, 170 and 190. Grupo Aeromexico began an important expansion plan 2011 which includes the incorporation of 20 new aircraft 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 Dreamliner; 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 comprised of the following 19 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolíneas Argentinas, 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 accrue 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 Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V.


Source: PR Newswire