The Aeromexico Contigo program begins in October
- Aeromexico Contigo will offer a variety of benefits to migrant passengers traveling between Mexico and the USA or vice versa.
- The carrier will reconfigure four Boeing 737-800 airplanes for this new product.
Mexico City, September 11, 2013. – Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced the beginning of its Aeromexico Contigo program as of October 1st this year.
The main advantages this new product will provide migrant customers residing in Mexico or in the United States who travel frequently between the two countries, feature a specific Call Center and personal assistance at participating airport check-in counters, help filling out their immigration forms, transportation of oversized packages, connections to the airline's route network and attention on both sides of the border, as well as competitive rates for this important passenger segment.
The carrier configured four of its Boeing 737-800 airplanes to offer this new service, with 174 seats. The three front rows – 18 seats – will feature the AM Plus seat configuration, with more legroom and angle in the reclining backrests, priority boarding and deplaning. The other 156 seats will be in Economy Class.
Some of the destinations featuring the Aeromexico Contigo product include:
In addition to this product's unique benefits, Aeromexico will continue to provide complimentary on board beverages and entertainment services, and one piece of checked luggage weighing up to 55 lbs, with a 22 lbs carry-on for travel between Mexico and the United States. Passengers traveling from the United States to Mexico can also check a 50 lbs piece of luggage and carry a 22 lbs bag on board.
Aeromexico Contigo tickets are available for sale at travel agencies, ticket offices, the Call Center and through www.aeromexico.com.
With the beginning of the Aeromexico Contigo product, the airline once again offers customers a new travel option for those who travel frequently between the two countries for business or family-related matters.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. The Group operates more than 600 daily flights from its main hub in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents, including 47 destinations in Mexico, 18 in the United States, 11 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.
The Group's fleet of 115 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft including MAX 737 jet airliners and 10 787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers 1,000 destinations in 187 countries served by the 19 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 530 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its code share partner flights with Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru. www.aeromexico.com www.skyteam.com.