12 Facts About Aeromexico


Aeromexico is one of the four founding members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, along with Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air.

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Aeromexico added aircraft including the Douglas DC-3 and its successor, the Douglas DC-4.

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In 1992 Grupo Aeromexico was among other investors that failed to consummate the acquisition of Continental Airlines.

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In 1993 Aeromexico Group took over Mexicana, the second-largest airline in the Mexican market under the same management.

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Between 2000 and 2005, Aeromexico had an average fleet of 60 aircraft in mainline operation, plus 20 in Aerolitoral, as well as five CEOs during this time.

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Aeromexico resumed its Mexico City-Tijuana-Shanghai route twice a week as of 30 March 2010.

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On 29 June 2006, the International Lease Finance Corporation and Aeromexico announced that the airline would operate three Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

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In 2011, Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico signed an enhanced commercial alliance, building on an original agreement from 1994.

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In February 2018 Aeromexico introduced a new branded fares structure including a new Basic fare which did not include a checked luggage allowance, nor allow for seat assignments, upgrades or changes.

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Aeromexico's stock dropped during first half of 2020 and rumors about bankruptcy appeared, however on June 19, the company denied these rumors.

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In September 2016, Aeromexico became the first airline in the Americas to launch a chatbot, that enables customers to search, track and book flights interacting with a virtual assistant on Facebook Messenger.

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In September 2017 Aeromexico announced that it would be among the first companies worldwide to start services on WhatsApp's new Enterprise solution – the first time large companies would be able to provide customer service to users at scale.

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