HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 13, 2003–AeroMexico, Mexico’s largest airline,
announced today that effective July 7, 2003, it will increase service from Chicago’s
O’Hare International Airport to Mexico City with the introduction of a second
daily nonstop flight. This new service, with a convenient afternoon departure,
will offer passengers easy connections from Mexico City to AeroMexico’s extensive
network of destinations throughout Mexico. SkyTeam partner Delta Airlines will
add its code to this new service.
“Chicago is a very important market for AeroMexico,” said Rolf Hoehn,
AeroMexico’s Vice- President, U.S. Division. “Our growth there has been
steady and we are happy to introduce additional flights that will be appealing
to both business and leisure travelers as well as the Hispanic market.”
The new flight will operate daily according to the following schedule:
Flight AM685 Departs Chicago (ORD) 3:55
Arrives Mexico City (MEX) 8:00
Flight AM684 Departs Mexico City (MEX) 10:00 a.m.
Arrives Chicago (ORD) 1:55
AeroMexico will continue to operate the daily nonstop flight it currently offers
on this route with a morning departure as follows:
Flight AM683 Departs Chicago (ORD) 9:20
Arrives Mexico City (MEX)
Flight AM682 Departs Mexico City (MEX) 3:55 p.m.
Arrives Chicago (ORD) 7:50
AeroMexico’s morning departure offers easy connections to Mexico’s main beach
destinations including Cancun, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo,
and Los Cabos.
All AeroMexico flights depart Chicago from O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal
For information and reservations, travelers can call AeroMexico toll free at
(800) 237-6639 or visit http://www.aeromexico.com.
AeroMexico serves 43 cities in Mexico, more than any other airline and 17 gateway
cities in the United States including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Ft. Lauderdale, El
Paso, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Ontario, Orlando,
Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego and Tucson – and six countries
in Europe and South America. Founded in 1988, AeroMexico has become the leading
carrier in the region by maintaining the highest service levels, which have
earned the airline numerous top rankings in the industry. The airline was the
first Mexican carrier to introduce a frequent flyer program. Today, AeroMexico’s
Club Premier program enjoys more than one million members. AeroMexico is a founding
member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, which provides customers with
extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. The airline’s corporate
headquarters are in Mexico City and its U.S. operations are based in Houston.
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