- Joe Breitfeller
Aeromexico to Add 12 New Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft to Fleet From Next October
Aeromexico will add 12 new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft to their fleet in addition to 28 announced last April. The agreement for the additional aircraft is being negotiated with lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE).
On Tuesday (July 20, 2021), Aeromexico announced their intention to add 12 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to their fleet, in addition to the 28 announced last April. The airline is currently negotiating an agreement with aircraft lessor with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) for the 12 additional aircraft, which are expected to join Aeromexico's fleet from October 2021. Any agreement will be subject to approval by the United States Court for the Southern District of New York, which is overseeing Aeromexico’s Chapter 11 voluntary reorganization process. Aeromexico’s 118-strong aircraft fleet includes 47 Embraer E-190s, 53 Boeing 737s and 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
In Tuesday’s announcement, Aeromexico’s Chief Commercial Officer, Nicolas Ferri, said,
“Aeromexico continues its strategy of having the safest, state-of-the-art, efficient, and least polluting fleet. The additional new aircraft will allow us to continue boosting connectivity in our main hubs to meet our customers’ demand with the best aircraft, service, and a fare family that meets their travel needs.”
Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. (Aeromexico) is Mexico’s global airline and maintains their primary hub at Mexico City International Airport’s Terminal 2. Aeromexico is a founding member of the global SkyTeam alliance which includes 19 members serving destinations in over 170 countries and territories.