SJC‚Äôs Newest International Carrier Launches Summer Season Service to Mexico‚Äôs Capital, Joining Daily Nonstops to Guadalajara

San Jose, Calif. ‚Äì Aeromexico, Mexico‚Äôs global airline, today launched new nonstop service between Mineta San Jos√© International Airport (SJC) and Mexico City. The summer season flight operates daily from June 1 to Aug. 31, 2018.

“We are pleased to see Aeromexico, our newest international airline partner, already expanding in Silicon Valley with important nonstop service to Mexico City as we begin our peak summer travel season,” said Director of Aviation John Aitken. “Our community has responded favorably to the carrier’s nonstop service to Guadalajara which began last summer, and we expect the same warm welcome for Aeromexico’s additional and in-demand service to Mexico’s capital city.”

Aeromexico operates Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a capacity of 160 seats on this route. The service between Silicon Valley and Mexico City is increasing connectivity in both regions and encourages tourism between the two countries. The U.S. contributes about two-thirds of all inbound arrivals, making it Mexico’s prime international market.

The route has the following schedule:

San Jose, California-Mexico City*

 

Mexico City-San Jose, California*

AM 493 

1:40 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

Daily

 

AM 492

9:35 a.m.

12:10 p.m.

Daily

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

The route is the sixth destination that Aeromexico serves in California, reaffirming its presence on the West Coast, the region that is home to the largest number of Hispanics in the U.S. The carrier now offers more than 33,000 seats per week.

 

Aeromexico is a partner to Delta Air Lines, another growing airline partner at SJC. Both carriers continue to position Mexico City as Mexico’s key hub, while always offering the best service characterizing both airlines.


About Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines
The Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines Joint Cooperation Agreement (JCA) creates an expanded transborder route network enhancing competition between the U.S. and Mexico. With more than 1,100 weekly transborder flights, the airlines have added new destinations providing convenient schedules benefiting the customers of both companies, while deepening the relationship they have shared for more than 17 years as founders of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.

Delta provides service in the U.S. through its connecting hubs in Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, and Seattle; and Aeromexico offers greater access to Mexico through its hubs in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara.

The airlines are enhancing the customer experience through increased connectivity, by investing in airport facilities, boarding gates, VIP lounges and frequent flyer benefits through SkyMiles and Club Premier accruals. For more information on Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines visit delta-aeromexico.com.


SJC:  Transforming How Silicon Valley Travels
Mineta San Jos√© International Airport (SJC) is Silicon Valley‚Äôs airport, a self‚Äêsupporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San Jos√©. The airport serves 13 million passengers annually, with 210 peak daily departures on 16 international and domestic carriers to 54 nonstop destinations. SJC has been America‚Äôs fastest‚Äêgrowing major airport over the past two years, based on percentage increase in passenger seat capacity. For more airport information, visit flysanjose.com.
                                                                            
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