Aeromexico and Jet Airways connect Mexico and India
Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will enable their codeshare sales today, which will allow passengers to travel to and from both countries by connecting via London to Mexico City, Delhi or Mumbai, as of May 1 this year.
This agreement will provide passengers better connectivity options and access to both airlines’ route networks, which will help strengthen trade and tourism between both countries, thathave experienced a 15% annual growth rate over the last three years.
Aeromexico will put its “AM” code on the direct flights offered by Jet Airways from London to cities in India. In turn, Jet Airways will put its “9W” code on flights operated by Aeromexico from London to Mexico’s capital city.
Anko van der Werff, Aeromexico/s Chief Revenue Officer,said: “The start of this codeshare agreement is further proof that Aeromexico continues to work to connect its customers to the most important regions of the world, which is why it was fundamental to have this alliance with our partner Jet Airways, in order to offer better connectivity options for our passengers to India, a country featuring continued growth of its economic activities and diverse tourism industry.”
Commenting on this development, Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Whole Time Director, “This is an important agreement for the Jet Airways, as it enables us to offer our guests more connectivity options to Mexico which is gaining more and more attraction with the discerning Indian traveler looking for new experiences. We are confident that this relationship will help facilitate demand for not only leisure but also in the fast growing trade and business cooperation areas between both nations.”
As part of this agreement, customers of both airlines will also enjoy the benefit of earning miles with the Jet Privilege and Club Premier Loyalty programs, when traveling on this codeshare flights.
Aeromexico to increase service on the Madrid-Mexico City route to up to 16 flights per week Aeromexico also announced that it will offer up to 16 weekly frequencies on its Madrid - Mexico City route, between June 15 and October 25 this year, to meet the needs of its customers during the peak season. On Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Aeromexico will operate three nonstop flights per day to provide a more competitive and high-quality product.
In 2017, the route served nearly 14% more passengers, compared to the same period in 2016. Thanks to this increase in frequencies, the airline will continue to offer its customers greater options for connecting to the rest of Mexico and Latin America.
The carrier operates these routes utilizing its Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners, considered one of the most modern aircraft in the sky. The B787-9 model has capacity for 274 passengers -36 in Clase Premier, the Aeromexico Business Class Cabin- featuring great benefits for customers, such as full flat beds with a 180 degree recline, Wi-Fi service, Sky Interior lighting and an entertainment system with larger individual touch-screens, in addition to the new Espacio Premier space with a bar featuring the best drink and food brands for passengers flying in the Clase Premier cabin.
Aeromexico thus reaffirms its commitment to offer the finest product in all the markets it serves, with the best connectivity to its more than 90 destinations on three continents, on board the most modern aircraft in the world.