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An Aeromexico 787-8 landing at London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Aeromexico Announces Return to Services Across the World

This week, Aeromexico announced the return of its international operations to North America, Central America, Asia and Europe. Operations to South America will take place from July, except to Colombia and Argentina due to the measures implemented by their governments.

Regarding Central America, two weekly flights will resume on June 1 heading to Honduras, while El Salvador will resume on June 8, and Costa Rica on June 15. The operations to Guatemala, Cuba, Santo Domingo and Nicaragua will take place in July.

In the case of North America, flights to Houston, New York and Los Angeles continue operations, but flights to Chicago, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver will resume on June 1. Destinations to Miami, San Antonio and Orlando will resume on June 15. Meanwhile, destinations to Austin, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fresno, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle, will remain suspended until June 30.

For the destinations in Asia, one weekly flight will resume on June 1 heading to Seoul, although the route to Tokyo will remain suspended until June 30.

Europe will see weekly flights to Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid to continue in operation. In the Madrid operations, there will be an increase to two per week from June 1 and to three from June 15. Destinations to Barcelona and London will not take back until June 30.

Added to the returns of all the operations mentioned, Aeromexico implemented health and hygiene measures on land, onboard and when disembarking. The first one is the mandatory use of face masks for all its passengers and crew before, during and after the flight; except when passengers receive food and in the event of cabin depressurization.

“Before boarding the flight, the airline will implement detailed manual hygiene and misting process in all cabins, service tables, seats, armrests, screens and windows. A medical evaluation will be done to crews and airport personnel, and the airline will be providing protection supplies to passengers such as masks, gloves, and face shields, among other measures.

At airports, the carrier will have very strict measures as well. All passengers must comply with the social distancing rule at all times. The airline will provide sanitizing gel at the counter service and at the waiting rooms before the boarding procedure, which must be used by all passengers. Aeromexico will check the temperature of passengers and will be conducting surveys and interviews about their health before the boarding procedure.

For the boarding procedure itself, passengers assigned to the last rows will enter to the aircraft first. Whereas during disembarking, the first rows will come out the aircraft first. On international flights, passengers will be given an individual sample of sanitizing gel.”

During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic crisis, Aeromexico flew 100 charter flights. These flights consisted of cargo flights for the transportation of medical supplies from Europe and Asia to different parts of Mexico and America, in international repatriation flights from and to Mexico, and in the transportation of medical and expert personnel to different cities in Mexico.

On May 25, Aeromexico made its’ 100th charter flight. From the first time, the airline flew a non-stop cargo flight from Shenzen to Mexico City, traveling more than 14 thousand kilometers in one of the 19 Boeing 787s that the airline has in its fleet.

Juan Pedro Sanchez Zamudio
Juan Pedro Sanchez Zamudio
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