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Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:52 AM - For Immediate Release

Aeromexico Adds Non-Stop Service Between Sacramento and Mexico City Effective April 6

SACRAMENTO, CA – Aeromexico, Mexico´s global airline, will begin offering nonstop flights between Sacramento (SMF) to Mexico City (MEX) beginning April 6, airport officials have announced.  The three-times-a-week flights will give travelers fast access to the capital of Mexico as well as easy one-stop connections within Mexico to Cancun, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, and San Jose in Costa Rica, among others.

Aeromexico will operate these flights with Boeing 737 aircraft, which seats 132 passengers – 12 of them on Clase Premier (the carrier’s First Class), with the following schedules*:

Depart Sacramento                                                                               Arrive Mexico City
1:10 a.m.                                                                                                  7:35 a.m.
Depart Mexico City                                                                                Arrive Sacramento
8:35 p.m.                                                                                                  11:40 p.m.

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

Located in Terminal B, Aeromexico began offering nonstop flights between Sacramento and Guadalajara in 2011. Mexico City is their first service expansion at Sacramento International Airport.  

“We’re excited that Aeromexico has decided to add this new international route, which serves a vital corridor in the Latin American market,” said Sacramento County Director of Airports John Wheat.

Aeromexico's Chief Revenue Officer, Anko van der Werff said, “With the start of these new flights, we now offer service to 29 different routes from the United States to Mexico, which consolidates us as the airline with more and better options to travel between these countries.”      

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, the largest airline in Mexico, operates more than 600 daily flights and its main hub is in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents, including 45 destinations in Mexico, 16 in the United States, 15 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and two in Canada.

The Group's fleet of more than 120 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 170, 175 and 190 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX B737 jet airliners and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.

As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 516 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its codeshare partner flights with Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit