MEXICO CITY — Aeromexico plans to increase the number of flights it offers to its three Canadian destinations, beginning in December, it was announced Sept. 9.
The expanded service will start on Dec. 1 on the Vancouver and Toronto routes, followed by the Montreal route on Dec. 2. In total, Aeromexico will be expanding seat capacity to Canada by 47 per cent, to more than 9,900 seats per week.
Service will continue to be operated with the carrier’s 160-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with 16 seats in Clase Premier, Aeromexico’s business class cabin, and 144 in economy.
“Canada’s recent announcement to drop visa requirements for Mexicans, and Aeromexico’s interest in responding to the needs of our customers, encouraged us to add the new flights to further consolidate the airline’s presence in this North American (market),” said Jorge Goytortua, Aeromexico’s corporate sales director.
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide commercial aviation services and promote passenger loyalty programs in Mexico. Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, operates more than 600 daily flights from its main hub in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its route network spans more than 80 cities on three continents, including 45 in Mexico, 17 in the U.S., 16 in Latin America, four in Europe, three in Canada and two in Asia.
Aeromexico’s fleet of more than 130 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777, and 737 jet airliners and Embraer 190, 175, 170, and 145 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX 737 jet airliners and ten 787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 177 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners. Aeromexico also offers travel options through its code share partners Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines and WestJet, with connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.