Aeromar and Continental Airlines Announce Frequent Flyer Program Partnership

Members of Continental's OnePass programs now have more opportunities to earn and redeem miles.

Aug 30, 2010, 10:47 ET from Aeromar from ,Continental Airlines

MEXICO CITY and HOUSTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aeromar and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), a Star Alliance member, have signed a partnership frequent flyer program agreement. Beginning Aug. 30, OnePass program members will be able to earn and redeem miles on flights operated by Aeromar. In addition, Continental international first and business class passengers, Presidents Club members and Star Alliance Gold customers may access Aeromar's Salon Diamante lounge in Mexico City.

"All of us at Aeromar are excited to enhance our business partnership with Continental Airlines by means of our participation in the OnePass program. This initiative will no doubt bring added value to our customers and act as a cornerstone for future projects between both airlines," said Ami Lindenberg, Aeromar President.  

"We are pleased to launch our partnership with Aeromar, which will complement our extensive Mexico network and offer expanded benefits to our customers," said Jim Compton, Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Continental Airlines.

About Aeromar

Founded in 1987, Aeromar is Mexico's most experienced regional airline. From its main operations base at Mexico City's International Airport Terminal 2, Aeromar currently covers a network of 17 destinations in Mexico, as well as San Antonio, Texas, in the USA, with over 100 average daily flights performed by an all ATR-42 aircraft fleet. Aeromar is a highly customer-focused airline, featuring the most convenient schedules and amenities for the business and leisure traveler, such as the "Salon Diamante" executive lounges, which are available at the Aguascalientes, Colima, Jalapa, Mexico City and Tepic airports. All inclusive vacation packages, VIP charter flights and "FastPaq" courier and freight are among some of Aeromar's additional products and services.

About Continental

Continental Airlines, the world's fifth-largest airline, offers nonstop service to 72 destinations in 23 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Continental serves 30 Mexican destinations -- more than any other airline from the U.S. -- and has more flights from the U.S. to Mexico than any other airline. Continental also offers nonstop service to 10 cities in Central America, seven South American destinations and 25 destinations in the Caribbean. A pioneer in "Latinization," Continental offers a number of Spanish-language services, including bilingual flight attendants on many flights to Latin America; bilingual airport personnel, reservations agents and signage; and a Spanish-language Web site at  Passengers also may make reservations in Spanish at 1-800-537-9222.

SOURCE Aeromar; Continental Airlines