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Mexican Authorities Block Emirates’ Fifth Freedom for Barcelona Stop

In a largely expected ruling, the Mexican Transportation and Communications Committee (SCT) and the consortium administering Mexico City International Airport denied the request for fifth freedom rights that Emirates Airline filed for a route between Dubai and Mexico City, including a stop in Barcelona, Spain. The ruling prohibits Emirates to sell tickets on the proposed Mexico to Barcelona segment, which would compete directly with Aeromexico, Mexico's national flag-carrier, and its service to Barcelona set to be resumed in October. Had…

Boeing Expands Service Engagement in Latin America

Boeing announced that it is expanding its commercial service capabilities in Latin America with Brazil's GOL Linhas Aereas S.A. and Mexico's Aeromexico as of April 4. Both airlines utilize extensive Boeing fleets, complete with some of the smallest and largest Boeing aircraft ranging from Boeing 737s to Boeing 787 Dreamliners.…

Aeromexico Adds New Detroit Route, Flies Final 777 Flight

Aeromexico will begin nonstop flights between Leon (BJX) and Detroit (DTW) from April 30, in cooperation with its SkyTeam alliance partner Delta Air Lines. The daily roundtrip flights between the Motor City and the Central Mexican city of Leon will be operated by one of Aeromexico Connect’s 46 Embraer 190…

Aeromexico Receives First Boeing 737 MAX 8

Aeromexico joined the ever-growing fraternity of airlines around the world that have received their first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The long-awaited delivery comes six years after the airline placed the order for the MAX in 2012 when the concept for this type of aircraft was a revolutionary idea. Wednesday’s delivery…

Hainan Airlines Announces New Flights to Mexico

China's Hainan Airlines has announced flights from Beijing to Mexico City, with a technical stop in Tijuana, beginning on March 21, 2018. The flight will operate three times weekly and be serviced by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the airline's aircraft of choice for long ranges flights to North America due…

Aeromexico and Delta Sign Joint Cargo Agreement

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico recently announced that they will now work together to transport cargo between the United States and Mexico, one of the most important cargo routes in the world. The two airlines signed a joint cooperation agreement in which customers can work with either carrier to transport…

Delta, Aeromexico Join Forces with LA Based Soccer Club

Delta Air Lines has announced that they, along with their partner Aeromexico, have become the official airline of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). The partnership, released on Monday, will allow the two airlines to provide transportation for the Los Angeles-based soccer team, starting in 2018. A press release stated,…