MEXICO CITY, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, received the trophy as Mexico & Central America's Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, held in Lima, Peru.
World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry worldwide, including hotels, airlines, hospitality brands and tourism boards, with more than 10,000 users invited by the organizers to cast their votes.
Aeromexico CEO Andrés Conesa said, "Receiving awards such as this motivates the airline's 13,000-plus employees to continue working hard to meet the needs of the more than 18 million customers who travel with us every year, as their support and trust allow us to position ourselves among the top regional and international leaders thanks to the service we provide on the more than 600 flights we operate every day."
As the winner of the award for the region's best airline, Aeromexico will automatically participate in the Global Awards Gala Ceremony to be held in the Maldives later this year.
Aeromexico continues to work hard to stay at the forefront of the industry on behalf its customers, as clearly seen in the airline's increased domestic and global connectivity by including Santo Domingo and Amsterdam to its route network in 2016. The carrier also has one of the most modern fleets in the industry, offering Internet connections and in-flight dining services with menus designed by internationally renowned chefs on board Aeromexico's state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners and seven Boeing 737-800 Sky Interior aircraft on which you can sit back and enjoy hours of entertainment on Netflix.
About Grupo Aeromexico
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, 16 in the United States, 15 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 Next Generation Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, the purchase of 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 B737 MAX jet airliners and ten B787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 179 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 636 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel options through its code share partners Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines and Westjet, with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. www.aeromexico.com and www.skyteam.com
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