Aeromexico selected as “Best airline in Mexico”
Houston, Texas - January 21, 2009- Airline Becomes First Carrier to Win “Best Airline in Mexico” Awards From Two Leading Travel Publications for Same Year
Aeromexico, the global airline of Latin America, has been selected as the “Best Airline in Mexico” for 2008 by Global Traveler’s readers. This is the second time the airline has led the competition and only the fourth year the category has been included in the international travel magazine’s annual survey. Aeromexico, along with other winners, was honored at an awards event on Thursday, January 15, at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles.
Frank Galan, Vice President, U.S. Division, Aeromexico, said, “Aeromexico is deeply honored to receive this prestigious award that reflects the opinions of very discerning frequent travelers.”& amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; lt; /div>
In announcing this year’s overall awards, Global Traveler Publisher and CEO Francis X. Gallagher said, “The winners of Global Traveler’s 2008 Reader Survey Awards truly are the best in the business – our readers know the best when they see it as they are on planes, in hotels and booking travel all the time.”
With this year’s award from Global Traveler
), Aeromexico becomes the first airline to receive “Best Airline in Mexico” awards from two leading travel publications in the same year. Readers of Business Traveler
(www.btusonline.com) magazine also selected Aeromexico for this top honor for the third consecutive year after the category was introduced in 2006 in its annual survey.
Galan added, “Being named the best airline in Mexico by these two publications truly reflects the outstanding customer service commitment displayed by more than 6,000 Aeromexico employees every day. Whether they work on board our planes, in airport operations, at our reservations centers or in our offices, our team members understand the importance of quality results. Being the best is all about what our employees do every day to take care of our customers and make them feel special and appreciated.”
More than 31,000 readers participated in Global Traveler’s fifth annual survey, which included more than 50 travel-related categories. Global Traveler readers are primarily frequent, premium travelers who average 33 round-trip flights per year with 96 percent traveling regularly in either first- or business-class.
Aeromexico has been recognized consistently for its distinguished style of personalized in-flight service, which includes complimentary meals at meal times and beverages, including cocktails. The airline also stands out with one of the world’s best on-time flight records, the highest safety and quality standards ratings, outstanding reliability and baggage handling performance, and exceptional value based on its competitive fares and superior service.
and its subsidiary, Aeromexico Connect
, currently operate more than 600 daily flights through the airline’s Mexico City International Airport hub to 40 destinations in Mexico, 13 U.S. locations in nine states as well as major cities that include Tokyo, Paris and Buenos Aires in 12 other countries worldwide. Service is scheduled to start to Denver on February 1, San Francisco on February 12 and Toronto on March 3. Aeromexico Vacations also provides customized vacation travel packages. The airline offers connecting service to other international destinations through its Sky Team global airline alliance with 11 full member carriers and three associate carriers. Additional information is available at www.aeromexico.com
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