Aeromexico increases its seating capacity from Madrid by 25% and adds the Boeing 787 to its fleet

-- Starting in May, three additional night flights to be added permanently to the schedule

-- New flights from Madrid signal consolidation of the Boeing 787 fleet in the European market

Jan 23, 2014, 11:50 ET from Aeromexico

MADRID, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's biggest airline, against the backdrop of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR – Feria Internacional de Turismo), is announcing the addition of three weekly night flights on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.


With the arrival of this new aircraft, the airline will meet the demand of the Spanish market, offering 243 seats - 32 in First Class with 180-degree reclining – with more space between seats, new individual entertainment systems and an improvement in cabin pressurization, among other features.

Through the 10 weekly flights that Aeromexico will now be offering between Madrid and Mexico City (7 of them on Boeing 777 aircraft, and 3 on Boeing 787's), the airline will be providing nearly 5,400 seats between the two capital cities. The night schedule for the new flights will facilitate connectivity for passengers to more than 40 destinations in Mexico, 17 in the United States, 12 in Latin America and one in Canada.

The new flights will have the following schedule:

Madrid – Mexico City *

Flight No.



AM 022

23:30 hrs.

05:05 hrs.

Mexico City - Madrid*

Flight No.



AM 021

22:50 hrs.

17:10 hrs.

* Schedules are published in local time, and are subject to change without prior notice.

In keeping with this trend, and with Aeromexico's commitment to the European market, it will be making a point of providing its services with the world's most modern aircraft.  

Sergio Allard, Executive Commercial Director of the airline, said: "We are aware that the arrival of the Boeing 787 to all of our European destinations – Madrid, London and Paris – less than one year after introducing it to our fleet, will revolutionize our customers' travel experience." 

Starting in May, passengers from the United Kingdom will be able to enjoy the benefits of the new Boeing 787.  With this addition, Aeromexico will be increasing by some 30 percent its offering of seats between London Heathrow International Airport and Mexico City.

Since October of 2013, Mexico's global airline has been operating seven weekly night flights from Paris with the Boeing 787.

With this news, Aeromexico is consolidating its position as the only airline to unite Europe and Mexico with the world's most modern aircraft, as it continues its plan for fleet renewal and increase of world class services for the benefit of its customers.  

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., is a parent company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico, as well as the promotion of its frequent flyer programs. Aeromexico, Mexico's biggest airline, has more than 600 flights daily from its hub at Terminal 2, Mexico City International Airport.  Its network of destinations includes more than 80 cities on three continents: 47 in Mexico, 17 in the U.S., 12 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

The Group's current fleet has more than 116 Boeing 787, 777, 767, and 737 aircraft, as well as the latest generation Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 planes. In 2012 it announced the largest investment plan in the history of Mexican aviation: the purchase of 100 Boeing planes, including 90 B737 MAX aircraft, and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.

At the same time, thanks to its codeshare arrangements with Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM, Aeromexico offers extensive connectivity in countries such as the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

SOURCE Aeromexico