Aeromexico Announces a New Canadian Route: Mexico City – Vancouver
The airline will start serving the route on December 9th
Aeromexico consolidates its presence in Canada by adding this third destination after Toronto and Montreal
MEXICO CITY, Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces the beginning of its new direct flight between Mexico City and Vancouver on December 9th, 2015, as the third destination the carrier serves in Canada, together with Toronto and Montreal.
Passengers will be able to fly to Vancouver from Mexico City on the carrier's Boeing 737 aircraft with 124 seats, 12 in Clase Premier, Aeromexico's Business Class cabin, with the following flight schedules:
Vancouver – Mexico City* Mexico City – Vancouver*
AM697 11:20 p.m.- 07:00 a.m./Daily AM696 06:00 p.m. - 10:05 p.m. /Daily
*Times are published in local time and are subject to change without notice.
"We already have presence in the East and Center of Canada and with the addition of Vancouver we will also cover the Western parts of the country, as part of our international network growth plan. Vancouver International Airport is the second-busiest airport in Canada, and the city is one of the most beautiful in the world with a competitive and growing business environment, a thriving high tech industry, natural attractions and a sustainable long-term approach to welcoming business and leisure travelers with open arms all year long", said Anko van der Werff, Chief Revenue Officer at Aeromexico.
This multicultural destination in Western Canada has one of the world's highest standards of living and is the third largest city in Canada after Toronto, a destination Aeromexico started to serve as of May 4th this year. The carrier also offers direct daily flights between Montreal and Mexico City.
"We are thrilled to include Aeromexico in YVR's family of business partners on the eve of Cinco de Mayo," said Craig Richmond, President and CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority. "Aeromexico's decision to fly to YVR is a demonstration of our position as the gateway hub between Asia and the Americas and further highlights the speed and ease at which passengers and cargo can travel between the two regions. Combined with the recent visa changes that ease entry to Canada for Mexicans, we have full confidence this route will be successful."
Aeromexico consolidates its presence in Canada with this new service to Vancouver, which will permit its North American passengers to connect with its extensive route network to 45 destinations in Mexico and 16 destinations in Latin America.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide commercial aviation services in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. 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 over 80 cities on three continents including 45 destinations in Mexico, 16 in the United States, 16 in Latin America, three in Europe, three in Canada and two in Asia.
The Group's fleet of more than 120 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 170, 175 and 190 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX 737 airliners and ten 787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 516 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel options through its code share partners Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM with extensive connectivity in countries like Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. www.aeromexico.com www.skyteam.com http://disfrutaam.tumblr.com/