An Aeromexco E190 similar to the one involved in the incident (Photo: [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

U.S. Court Authorizes Aeroméxico to Return 19 Leased Aircraft

According to Financial Post, a U.S. judge has granted Mexican airline Aeroméxico the right to return at least 19 leased aircraft and 4 engines as part of its bankruptcy restructuring process, according to court documents published on Thursday. The aircraft that will be returned are five Boeing 737-800, five Boeing 737-700 and nine Embraer E-170-LR, whilst four General Electric CF34-8E5 engines will also be returned. These aircraft represent around 15% of Aeroméxico’s current fleet. In a statement, the Mexican carrier…

AeroMexico E190 Suffers Runway Excursion in Durango, Mexico

On Tuesday at roughly 6:00 p.m. ET, an AeroMexico Embraer E190 operating as AeroMexico Flight 2431 crashed at General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport in Durango, Mexico. The aircraft was originally scheduled to fly between Durango and Mexico City. The Embraer ERJ-190s for AeroMexico are equipped to fly 99 passengers, with…