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AeroMexico Inaugurates Montreal – Mexico City Service Today with Events and Presentations by Airline, Airport and Civic Officials

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AeroMexico Inaugurates Montreal – Mexico City Service Today with Events and Presentations by Airline, Airport and Civic Officials

AeroMexico Inaugurates Montreal – Mexico City Service Today with Events and Presentations by Airline, Airport and Civic Officials

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Officials from AeroMexico, Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, the Mexico Tourism Board and other organizations celebrated the launch today of twice-weekly, non-stop service between Montreal and Mexico City on Thursdays and Sundays. AeroMexico’s first flight departed Montreal at 8:25 a.m. EDT with its arrival in Mexico City scheduled at 1:00 p.m. CDT (12:00 p.m. local). Mexico City flights depart at 1:05 a.m. CDT (12:05 a.m. local) with arrivals in Montreal at 7:25 a.m. on the same days.

Frank Galan, Vice President, U.S. Operations, AeroMexico, said, “We are excited about launching AeroMexico’s new Montreal-Mexico City route, which is the second Canadian market the airline has added in the last month. These flights are another strategic expansion of our North American operations to improve international travel between Canada and more than 45 destinations in Mexico and 12 other major cities in Latin America, Europe and Asia that we serve.”

Presenters included Jean Teasdale, Vice President, Real Estate and Commercial Services, of Aéroports de Montréal; Counsel General Edgardo Flores Rivas, Mexican Consulate in Montreal; Juan Carlos Arnau Avila, General Director of Strategic Programs, Mexico City Ministry of Tourism; Frank Galan, Vice President, U.S. Division, AeroMexico; and Gabriel Parra, Regional Sales Director, U.S. Eastern Region and Canada, AeroMexico. They described the importance of AeroMexico’s new flights in expanding international business, travel and tourism opportunities between the two markets. The importance of strategic partnerships and the airline’s award-winning service were also discussed.

Festivities at the departure gate included a ribbon-cutting event and drawings for free round-trip airline tickets and airport parking for passengers.

AeroMexico is operating spacious Boeing 737-700 aircraft, which have 124 seats – 12 in business class and 112 in economy class, on the route. The airline also provides a personalized style of in-flight service that includes complimentary beverages, cocktails and complete meals at meal times. This premier service combined with competitive fares delivers outstanding value for travelers. The airline has been recognized with “Best Airline in Mexico” awards in 2008 from readers of both Global Traveler and Business Traveler magazines, two of the world’s leading travel publications.

“Our service is designed to meet the needs of both leisure and business travelers in Montreal and Mexico City,” added Galan. “While we expect some peaks in demand during vacation seasons, we’re confident that year-round demand exists for this route.”

AeroMexico and its subsidiary, AeroMexico Connect, operate more than 600 daily flights through the airline’s new Terminal 2 at its Mexico City International Airport hub to more than 45 destinations in Mexico, 16 U.S. cities in 11 states, two cities in two Canadian provinces, and 12 other major cities that include Tokyo, Paris and Buenos Aires in 11 other countries worldwide. Non-stop service was added between Toronto and Mexico City on March 3. AeroMexico Vacations provides customized vacation travel packages throughout the airline’s service network. The airline also offers connecting service to other international destinations through its SkyTeam global airline alliance with 11 full member carriers and three associate carriers. AeroMexico has been recognized for its award-winning style of personalized in-flight service, one of the world’s best on-time flight records, the highest safety and quality standards ratings, outstanding reliability and baggage handling performance, and exceptional value based on its competitive fares and superior service. Additional information is available at www.aeromexico.com or 1-800-237-6639.

Business Wire

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