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Aeromexico to Open Seattle Gateway With Non-Stop Service to Mexico City and Direct Flights to Guadalajara

April 24, 2007

HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ — Aeromexico, Mexico’s largest airline, today announced it will inaugurate daily non-stop flights July 4 from Seattle to Mexico City and continuing service to Guadalajara, providing the only non- stop service between Seattle and Mexico.

“Aeromexico is excited to further expand our service between the U.S. and Mexico, opening a link from the great Pacific Northwest to the heart of Mexico,” said Carlos De Uriarte, Aeromexico vice president of sales and marketing, USA and Canada. “The flight schedule is ideal to provide great connections through our major hub in Mexico City to the more than 40 business, colonial and beach destinations Aeromexico serves throughout Mexico.

“Our new service will also be very attractive to the substantial Hispanic market in the far Northwest U.S., providing great access for travelers to visit family and friends throughout Mexico,” De Uriarte said.

Aeromexico will utilize the new generation Boeing 737-700 for the flights, which will depart Seattle’s SeaTac International Airport daily at 8:30 a.m., arriving in Mexico City at 3:40 p.m. and then continuing to Guadalajara every day except Saturday, where it will arrive at 6:10 p.m. The return flight will depart Guadalajara at 3:00 p.m. each day except Thursday and stop in Mexico City, leaving the Mexican capital city daily at 6:00 p.m. and arriving back in Seattle at 9:35 p.m. The first flight will arrive from Mexico July 3 and the first departure from Seattle will be July 4.

Aeromexico is committed to consistently exceeding passengers’ expectations and takes pride in its high level of service. All passengers, including coach class, enjoy traditional Mexican hospitality with meals, complimentary cocktails, exceptional in-flight service, and superior on-time performance.

For the most discriminating traveler, Aeromexico’s Clase Premier first class cabin offers an exemplary travel experience featuring spacious seating, a personal entertainment system, gourmet dining and one of the best-rated selections of wines in the sky.

The airline’s dedication and hard work recently earned it the “Best Airline Based in Central/South America and Caribbean” 2007 award from OAG at its Airline of the Year Awards. And, Aeromexico received the prestigious “Best Business Class to Mexico and Latin America” Readers’ Choice 2006 Award from Business Traveler Magazine.

Aeromexico serves more than 40 cities in Mexico, more than any other airline, and 14 current gateway cities in the United States including; Austin; Chicago; Ft. Lauderdale, Houston; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Miami; New York City; Ontario, Calif.; Orlando; Phoenix; San Antonio; San Diego; and Tucson — and seven countries in Europe, South America and Asia. Founded in 1988, Aeromexico has become the leading carrier in the region by maintaining the highest service levels, which have earned the airline numerous top rankings in the industry. The airline’s corporate headquarters are in Mexico City and its U.S. operations are based in Houston.

For more information and complete flight schedules from all U.S. gateways served by Aeromexico, please visit Aeromexico’s Web site at http://www.aeromexico.com/ , or call 800-237-6639.

    CONTACT:  Bruce Hicks              The Alliant Group              (281) 313-2200              bruce.hicks@thealliantgroup.com  

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CONTACT: Bruce Hicks of The Alliant Group, +1-281-313-2200, orbruce.hicks@thealliantgroup.com , for Aeromexico

Web site: http://www.aeromexico.com/




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