Aeromexico’s decision to increase the number of routes at the new airport without reducing what is already in AICM, the Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation Secretariat (SICT) issued a decree to transfer the intention of the federal government to happens a few weeks after the announcement. Flights from AICM to AIFA, with which the operation of “excessive flights” was sought to be reduced by about 20%.
In the end, the decree was never issued and the airline entered into an agreement with the federal government to offer more routes at AIFA.
“The operation we have planned for the end of the year is with (six new) destinations from AIFA,” Pastrana said.
Expand frequencies on international routes
For the summer, the airline will increase the frequencies of its flights to Europe in markets such as London (which will go from six to seven weekly frequencies), Madrid (from 14 to 15 weekly frequencies) and Paris (from seven to nine weekly frequencies). ), in addition to Buenos Aires, where it will increase its flights from seven to nine weekly frequencies.
By the end of the year, the airline expects to have a fleet of 147 aircraft, up from 124 teams before the pandemic.
Part of the strategy is aimed at refurbishing some of the oldest aircraft – such as the Embraer 190- with 737 MAX equipment. It aims to reach an index of seven years of mean age.