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AeroMexico brings its new Boeing 787 to New York

AeroMexico (Mexico City) yesterday (September 24) introduced its new Boeing 787-8 on the Mexico City-New York (JFK) route. AM is now operating its flights AM 0409 and AM 0408 from New York to Mexico City with its new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with the following schedule:

New York – Mexico City Mexico City – New York
AM 0409 1440 1850 Daily AM 0408 0725 1300 Daily

The schedules are published in each country’s local time and are subject to changes without notice.

According to the airline, “the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has unique technological and structural advances in its type. The cabins are configured with 32 seats with a 180 degree “full flat bed” tilt in Clase Premier, y 211 cutting edge seats with greater space in the Economy cabin. The aircraft is also equipped with Sky Interiors Led lighting and outfitted with significantly larger windows for its kind of airplane, with pressurization features that reduce fatigue during the flight”

This new airplane is also equipped with personal entertainment systems with 16 inch Elite High Definition Panasonic screens in Clase Premier and Eco Monitor touch screens in the Economy cabin, where passengers can enjoy watching a wide variety of films and TV series. It also features the Moving Maps system that offers real time flight information the Jukebox software that allows users to program playlists with the 1,500 songs the system offers; iConnect to synchronize iPods with the entertainment system and the Seat Chat feature passengers can use to chat with each other on the same airplane, among many other advances.

The AeroMexico 787 operates with General Electric GEnx-1B engines whose structure is made of carbon fiber, plus high efficiency systems and equipment that serves to maximize operating and maintenance costs. All of this translates into significant benefits in environmental terms as this new airplane significantly reduces pollution levels with its lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and lower takeoff and landing noise pollution.

By operating the Boeing 787-8, AeroMexico becomes one of the first 14 carriers in the world to operate the new type.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean/AirlinersGallery.com. AeroMexico’s first Boeing 787-8 N961AM (msn 35306) is pictured at Paine Field near Everett.

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AeroMexico takes delivery of its first Boeing 787-8

Boeing (Chicago), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and AeroMexico (Mexico City) on August 15 celebrated the first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner. AeroMexico is leasing the aircraft from ILFC.

The pictured 787-8 N961AM was delivered from Boeing’s Paine Field (PAE), Everett, Washington, delivery center on August 15.  N961AM took off for Mexico City yesterday (August 16).

N961AM is the first of nine 787-8 airplanes that AeroMexico will operate, including five on lease from ILFC. The airline will operate a total of 19 Dreamliners, including 10 787-9 models ordered in 2012.

AeroMexico’s 787 Dreamliners will be configured with 32 Clase Premier lie-flat seats and 211 seats in economy class.

AeroMexico is the second 787 customer to take delivery of an airplane leased through ILFC.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner N961AM (msn 35306) taxies off the runway at PAE.

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AeroMexico’s first Boeing 787-8 completes its first flight

AeroMexico (Mexico) is adding two Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners for its long-range routes. Both aircraft will be leased from ILFC. The first, the pictured 787-8 N961AM (msn 35306), completed its first flight on July 21, 2013. The new jetliner is pictured arriving back at Paine Field yesterday afternoon after the successful first flight.

AeroMexico is planning to introduce the new 787 into revenue service on the Mexico City-Monterrey route on September 23 per Airline Route.

In other news, AeroMexico has added its fourth daily flight between Houston (Bush Intercontinental) and Mexico City

AeroMexico Connect will operate 99-seat modern Embraer 190 aircraft as follows:

Houston – Mexico City *

AM 0477 6:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Daily
AM 0419 1:32 p.m. 3:57 p.m. Daily
AM 0471 6:06 p.m. 8:40 p.m. Daily
AM 0473 9:24 p.m. 11:44 p.m. Daily

Mexico City – Houston *

AM 0472 10:04 a.m. 12:22 p.m. Daily
AM 0470 2:30 p.m. 4:56 p.m. Daily
AM 0418 5:47 p.m. 8:14 p.m. Daily
AM 0476 8:59 p.m. 11:23 p.m. Daily

*Schedules are in local time and subject to change without notice.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean/AirlinersGallery.com.

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