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Mexico City, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aeromexico resumed service this Sunday to Quito from Mexico City, offering three weekly flights. To celebrate the return of the airline to Ecuador, Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport performed the traditional water salute to the aircraft.                       

Quito is the most visited place in Ecuador and has numerous churches that hold treasures of culture and history from the colonial era. Its Historic Center is the best preserved in the world and the country's gastronomy is widely varied, in addition, to be the largest producer of fine aroma cocoa. It also offers an important variety of extreme sports and outdoor activities at the Choco Andino, a natural paradise, declared in 2018 as the seventh Biosphere Reserve in the world by UNESCO.

During the contingency, Aeromexico transported to this destination more than 27 tons of essential medical supplies to fight against the pandemic. One of the flights was operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which for the first time flew to Quito.

Andrew O´Brian, President and CEO of Corporacion Quiport-Quito International Airport, added: “Aeromexico is one of our most important strategic partners and the first new airline to start operations at the then-new Quito airport in December 2013. Therefore, it is very important for us to resume connectivity with Mexico City, a destination that has significant demand, and that will undoubtedly contribute to the economic recovery of the city and the country. We are very pleased to welcome them again in Quito, now as the first Latin American airline to return to Ecuador. "

Meanwhile, Carla Cardenas, General Manager of Quito Tourism, added: “The reopening of flights and air operations in Quito, lead the way for recovery and the opportunity to provide the best experience to the traveler while visiting the Center of the World, with biosafety protocols that will allow feeling confidence and security from their arrival until the return to their country of origin”.

Finally, Giancarlo Mulinelli, Aeromexico Senior Vice President of Global Sales, said: “We thank the authorities of Ecuador and the Airport for their warm welcome. We will continue increasing our operations in Mexico and the world, taking care of our customers with the highest standards in the industry through our Health and Sanitization Management System”

Aeromexico reaffirms its commitment to increase operations, resume destinations, and increase frequencies gradually and safely. The airline estimates to operate more than 7,400 flights during August, thus increasing its operation by 20% compared to the previous month.                                                     



Additional information in the following links: 

Health and Sanitization Management System was created by Aeromexico with the highest standards worldwide to protect the health of its clients and internal teams during all stages of its operations.

Travel Waiver Policy. Aeromexico offer its customers a new flexibility waiver, applicable for flights purchased as of July 1, 2020.

Aeromexico’s network update. Where you can find out the details of domestic and international destinations, which the airline operates.

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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, Mexico’s global airline has its main hub at Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Asia and Europe. The Group's operating fleet is comprised of Boeing 787 and 737 jet airliners and Embraer 190 models. Aeromexico is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, which celebrated its 20th anniversary, and serves in 170 countries by the 19 SkyTeam airline partners. Aeromexico created and implemented a Health and Sanitization Management System (HSMS) to protect its customers and employees at all steps of its operations.

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