|By PR Newswire||
|October 26, 2012 05:27 PM EDT||
DFW success in international expansion continues with two daily flights served by Aeromexico Connect Embraer E-190 aircraft
DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, the global airline of Mexico, has announced that it will start new service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport and Mexico City in early November. Aeromexico is also announcing special fares to promote the new service. The route will feature twice-daily service aboard Embraer E-190 aircraft, which can seat up to 99 passengers.
"Aeromexico is delighted to start service between Dallas Fort Worth and Mexico City as of November 5," said Oscar Mejia, Aeromexico VP for North America Sales Division. "We are confident that the community in Dallas/Fort Worth will enjoy traveling with Aeromexico due to the fact that we are an airline that offers superb amenities that are complimentary to our passengers, such as meal service, full bar, audio/video entertainment, plus the fact that our schedules will enable travel to a wide array of destinations in Mexico, Central and South America."
"DFW International Airport is pleased and proud to welcome Aeromexico service to Mexico City," said Jeff Fegan CEO of DFW International Airport. "We are very happy to have Mexico's leading airline back with us at DFW, and our passengers will benefit from having additional flight choices for international travel."
Aeromexico is Mexico's leading airline. Aeromexico carried 14 million passengers in 2011 and offers nearly 600 daily flights to 45 destinations in Mexico and 32 international destinations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.
The impending arrival of Aeromexico continues DFW's sustained and successful run of adding new international air service. In the past two years, DFW has added 12 new international destinations and four international passenger air carriers, marking the most successful period of international expansion in the Airport's history.
Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, and will join three other members of that global airline alliance serving DFW, including Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
DFW becomes the 18th U.S. destination served by Aeromexico. Aeromexico's departures from DFW to Mexico City will take place at 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. daily, and the daily arrivals from Mexico City are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
For more information about Aeromexico's promotional fares, contact your travel agent or visit www.aeromexico.com.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Its fleet includes Boeing 777, 767 and 737 aircraft and the latest Embraer 145, 170 and 190 models. The airline announced a major expansion plan in 2011, to acquire 20 new aircraft in the next 24 months. In 2012, the Group announced that it signed a letter of intent to buy Boeing 100 aircraft, including 90 Boeing 737 Max jet airliners and ten Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, becoming the largest investment plan in the history of aviation in Mexico.
Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City International Airport, and offers 550 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.
Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance partnering 17 airlines: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, 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 and Vietnam Airlines.
SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers a large global network with more destinations and frequencies, and improved connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem miles through the different airline partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the benefits offered at SkyTeam's 503 airport lounges around the world. SkyTeam offers its 531 million annual passengers more than 14,000 daily flights to 983 destinations in 178 countries www.skyteam.com
About DFW International Airport
Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world's fourth busiest, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year. DFW provides nonstop services to 145 domestic and 49 international destinations worldwide. For five consecutive years, DFW has ranked in the top five for customer service among large airports worldwide in surveys conducted by Airports Council International. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW International Airport, visit www.dfwairport.com.
(re)defining DFW International Airport
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