Aeromexico to expand operations at Felipe Angeles

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Starting October 5, Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico will begin a new phase of growth at Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA).

The carrier will be connecting 13 destinations through more than one thousand monthly departures and arrivals, which means a 40% growth in its operation and a total offer of more than 120 thousand seats each month.

AIFA: The New Hub of Aeromexico’s Operation


October will herald a new phase of expansion at Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) for Aeromexico.

This strong upshift signifies a remarkable 40% growth in Aeromexico’s operation at AIFA and a commitment to providing over 120 thousand seats each month..

With this strategic adjustment, Aeromexico’s operation at AIFA will soar to new heights, accounting for 6 out of every 10 flights by the end of the year.

This significant increase in activity will undoubtedly reshape the airport’s status and Aeromexico’s presence in the region. Here’s how the operation will unfold:

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Colima Route Transfer

One noteworthy change is the relocation of the Colima route from Mexico City International Airport (AICM) to AIFA. Travelers can now enjoy the convenience of seven weekly flights, providing enhanced accessibility to this charming destination.

New Destinations: Leon and Aguascalientes

Aeromexico is not stopping at relocation; it’s expanding its horizons. The addition of Leon and Aguascalientes destinations, each with seven weekly frequencies, demonstrates the airline’s commitment to serving diverse travel needs.

Durango Frequencies

Of the 28 weekly frequencies originally operating from AICM to Durango, an impressive 14 will make their way to AIFA. This transition is set to streamline travel options for passengers while boosting the airport’s overall efficiency.

Aeromexico’s Dominance in the Heart of Mexico


With these strategic moves, Aeromexico solidifies its position as the largest operator at AIFA. But it’s not just about quantity; it’s about connectivity.

Aeroméxico was founded in 1934 and is one of the oldest airlines in the Americas. It has a fleet of over 140 aircraft, including Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and Airbus A320 family aircraft.

The company’s subsidiaries are engaged in commercial and cargo aviation in Mexico, training, assistance, and maintenance, making them a comprehensive aviation solution provider.

Moreover, Aeromexico controls a passenger loyalty program that ensures travelers are rewarded for their loyalty. In 2021, Aeroméxico was ranked 10th in the world by Skytrax.

The family of brands under Aeromexico includes Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, Aeromexico Cargo, Aeromexico Formacion, Aeromexico Servicios, and Aeromexico Rewards.

At the heart of it all is Mexico City International Airport, the main hub that facilitates seamless travel across the globe. Aeromexico’s extensive network reaches destinations in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Asia, and Europe.

Their operating fleet boasts Boeing 787 and 737 jet airliners and Embraer 190 models, ensuring passenger comfort and safety.

Aeromexico’s commitment to global connectivity is further underscored by its founding membership in the SkyTeam airline alliance, which celebrated its 23rd anniversary.

Together with its 19 SkyTeam airline partners, Aeromexico serves 184 countries, creating a vast network of travel options for passengers worldwide.

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