Aeromexico commences flights to Mexico City
The airline will fly between Quito and Mexico City seven times a week
QUITO, Ecuador, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Yesterday, Aeromexico, Mexico’s largest global airline, submitted to Corporacion Quiport, the company operating the concession for Mariscal Sucre International Airport, its new Quito – Mexico City route, featuring daily flights between the two capitals.
With the addition of this new destination, Aeromexico is becoming the only airline to offer direct flights between Ecuador and Mexico, as well as the Mexican airline with the largest presence in the Latin American region, with 12 cities.
Mario Rosas, Director of International Sales for the airline noted, “We are very pleased to initiate flights to this important destination, demonstrating our commitment to satisfy the tourism and commercial needs of our most important customers.”
Carlos Criado, for his part, Director of Business Development for Corporacion Quiport, said, “the fact that Aeromexico is commencing flights at our airport before it has completed its first year of operations clearly shows that Quito Airport offers operational advantages to enable airlines to open new routes profitably.” He observed, moreover, that Quiport has been promoting Quito and Ecuador as a major destination since 2009, when it began the work of developing routes as a general strategy of the company.
The new services of Aeromexico with destination Mexico City will be provided by Boeing 737-700 aircraft, with a capacity for 124 passengers, 12 in First Class, with the airline’s executive class offering more space between the seats, on-board entertainment, a menu of dishes by renowned chefs and a courtesy bar.
Aeromexico flights will have the following schedules:
Quito - Mexico City Mexico City - Quito AM 685 08:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Daily AM 11:50 05:23 684 p.m. a.m. Daily
*Schedules are published in the local time of each country, and are subject to change without prior notice.
In this way, and thanks to Aeromexico’s extensive network, Ecuadorians will be able to travel from Mexico City to more than 80 destinations worldwide, 47 in Mexico, 17 in the United States, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada; while thanks to Aeromexico’s code sharing arrangements with the airline TAME, customers will also be able to fly inside Ecuador to destinations such as Cuenca, Esmeraldas, Santa Rosa, Guayaquil, Lago Agrio, Loja, Manta, Tulcan, Macas and Tena.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico’s biggest airline, is a parent company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico, as well as the promotion of frequent flyer programs. Aeromexico has more than 600 flights daily from its hub at Terminal 2, Mexico City International Airport. Its network of destinations includes more than 80 cities on three continents: 47 in Mexico, 17 in the U.S., 12 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.
The Group’s current fleet has more than 115 Boeing 787, 777, 767, and 737 aircraft, as well as the latest generation Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 planes. In 2012 it announced the largest investment plan in the history of Mexican aviation: the purchase of 100 Boeing planes, including 90 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of SkyTeam, Aeromexico offers more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries via the 19 partner airlines comprising the alliance, affording passengers a host of various benefits and enjoyment of 530 VIP lounges all over the world. At the same time, thanks to its codeshare arrangements with Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM, Aeromexico offers extensive connectivity in countries such as the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru. www.aeromexico.com www.skyteam.com