Category Archives: AeroMexico Connect

AeroMexico to start Mexico City – Cozumel flights

AeroMexico (Mexico City) has announced the beginning of its new daily AeroMexico Connect service between Mexico City and Cozumel starting on October 1 with Embraer ERJ 145 regional jets.

Cozumel becomes the 46th destination AM serves in Mexico.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/ Embraer ERJ 145LR (EMB-145LR) XA-YLI (msn 145400) approaches the runway at Los Angeles International Airport.

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AeroMexico announces a new route to Managua, Nicaragua

AeroMexico (Mexico City) has announced the beginning of its new service with six weekly flights between its Mexico City hub and Managua.

This is the sixth destination in Central America and its 16th in Latin America.

The new AeroMexico Connect route will be served with six weekly flights with 76-seat Embraer 170 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Rurik Enriquez/ Embraer ERJ 170-100SU XA-ACP (msn 17000019) arrives in Mexico City.

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Embraer delivers the 1,100 E-Jet

AeroMexico connect ERJ 190-100 XA-GAW (06-110 E-Jets)(Grd) MEX (Embraer)(LRW)

Embraer delivered the 1,100th E-Jet production aircraft on December 10 during a ceremony held in the AeroMexico hangar, at the Benito Juárez International Airport, in Mexico City. The aircraft, an ERJ 190 model, is also the 200th aircraft from the E-Jet family flying in Latin America.

AeroMexico operates a fleet of 62 Embraer jets through its regional brand and subsidiary, AeroMexico Connect (Aerolitoral): 27 ERJ 190s, six ERJ 170s, three ERJ 175s, and 26 ERJ 145s.

The first delivery of an E -Jet in Latin America occurred in 2005. Currently, eight airlines, from seven countries, operate the E-Jets in the region, where Embraer is the leader in the segment of jets up to 130 seats, with a 70% market share.

In June 2013, Embraer launched the second generation of the E-Jets family – the E-Jets E2 – the first of which is slated to enter service in 2018.

Copyright Photo: Embraer. The pictured ERJ 190-100LR XA-GAW (msn 19000679) carries a special “1100 E-Jets” emblem.

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AeroMexico starts nonstop Monterrey-New York flights

AeroMexico (Mexico City) has started new daily and nonstop service to Monterrey, Mexico from New York (JFK) on Embraer 190 jet airliners with 99 passenger seats, 11 of which are in Clase Premier, AeroMexico’s business class cabin.

This new route is in addition of AeroMexico’s five daily flights from New York (JFK) to Mexico City – one in codeshare with Delta Air Lines – and to its daily nonstop service to Cancun.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/ Embraer ERJ 190-100LR XA-EAC (msn 19000145) arrives in Los Angeles.

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AeroMexico to add Managua, Nicaragua on December 10

AeroMexico (Mexico City) has announced it will connect Mexico City to Managua, Nicaragua, six times a week starting on December 10.

Managua will be AeroMexico’s 5th Central American destination and the 14th Latin American route served by the airline.

The six flights a week will be operated by an AeroMexico Connect (Aerolitoral) Embraer 170 aircraft, seating 76 passengers.

Copyright Photo: Rurik Enriquez/ Embraer ERJ 170-100SU XA-ACV (msn 17000046) in the SkyTeam livery completes its final approach to the Mexico City hub.

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AeroMexico restores the Monterrey-Houston route on November 3

AeroMexico (Mexico City) is resuming two routes from Monterrey on November 3; to both Torreon and Houston. The Monterrey-Houston route was last operated in January 2011 per Airline Route.

In other news, AeroMexico previously announced a fourth weekly flight between Merida and Miami effective on November 8. This new service will operate on Saturdays and, as the current three frequencies, will be operated with a 99-seat Embraer 190.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/ AeroMexico Connect‘s (Aerolitoral) Embraer ERJ 190-100LR XA-ACJ (msn 19000531) arrives in Los Angeles.

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Finnair to continue to fly to Tel Aviv year-round, rumors of a possible merger with SAS

Finnair (Helsinki) will continue to operate its new route to Tel Aviv also during the winter season. As of November 1, Finnair will continue to fly to Tel Aviv with the similar frequency as during the on-going summer season, twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, but with new timetables that better fit Finnair’s Asian and European connections. 

Finnair flights arriving from Asia on Mondays will have a good connection to Tel Aviv. The connecting flight from Helsinki departs at 3.40 p.m. (1540) and arrives in Tel Aviv at 8.05 p.m.(2005) The return flight from Tel Aviv departs at 8.55 p.m. (2055) and arrives in Helsinki at 1.35 a.m. (0135) the next day.

On Fridays the flight departs from Helsinki at 6 a.m. (0600) and arrives in Tel Aviv at 10.25 a.m. (1025). The return flight from Tel Aviv is well connected to Finnair’s Asian flights in the afternoon.

The flights to Tel Aviv are operated with an Airbus A320 aircraft.

Finnair will also operate five scheduled flights a week from Helsinki to Dubai during the winter season. In addition, a charter service is provided on Tuesdays.

In other news, there are media reports of a possible merger with Scandinavian Airlines-SAS (Stockholm). According to this report by Reuters, new Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo sees both advantages and disadvantages with a possible merger. other than that, both airlines are not commenting on the reports.

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Finally, Finnair has leased three Embraer ERJ 170s to AeroMexico Connect.

Top Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/ Finnair’s Airbus A320-214 OH-LXF (msn 1712) arrives at Amsterdam.

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Bottom Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/ Finnair’s Embraer ERJ 170-100STD OH-LEL (msn 17000139) in now dressed in full AeroMexico connect colors. The airliner is pictured passing through Toronto (Pearson) on June 15 and will become XA-SAC with the Mexican carrier.

AeroMexico connect ERJ 170-100 OH-LEL (XA-SAC)(06)(Grd) YYZ (TMK)(LRW)