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15 January 2019

Aeroflot and AeroMexico to connect Russia and Mexico

  • Airlines enter a codeshare agreement to offer Aeroflot customers connections to Mexico City via Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Paris
  • Codeshare passengers also enjoy access to the benefits of both airlines’ frequent flyer programs and premium lounges, as well as SkyPriority

Moscow, January 15, 2019. From late December, passengers travelling between Russia and Mexico have been able to connect by air more easily thanks to a new codeshare agreement signed by Aeroflot and Aeromexico.

Passengers from Moscow can reach the Mexican capital via convenient connections through a number of Aeroflot’s European destinations, including Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Paris.

The Russian flag carrier and Aeromexico have been enjoying a strong partnership for several years thanks to their membership of the SkyTeam alliance. The new codeshare agreement thus also includes the benefits offered by both airlines’ frequent flyer programs, including mileage accrual and redemption to reward customer loyalty. Programme members travelling on codeshare flights will earn miles that can be redeemed for tickets on SkyTeam airlines.

The agreement also offers customers access to exclusive SkyPriority airport services including priority check-in, boarding and baggage handling; priority lanes at ticket offices and transfer desks; and fast-track security and immigration controls to ensure a seamless travel experience.

Another benefit of the codeshare is reciprocal use of both airlines’ premium airport lounges, giving passengers the convenience of these spaces to catch up on work or just relax in comfort before departure.

Aeroflot is committed to expanding the options it offers through partnerships with major airlines worldwide to ensure passengers are able to travel further each day.

About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 152 destinations in 55 countries.

Aeroflot’s 253-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers (50.1 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the seventh time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.

Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.

Find out more at http://www.aeroflot.com/   

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide commercial aviation services and promote passenger loyalty programs in Mexico. Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, operates more than 600 scheduled passenger flights per day, with service to 43 destinations in Mexico and 46 international destinations from Mexico, including 18 in the United States, 11 in Central America and the Caribbean, seven in South America, four in Europe, three in Canada, and three in Asia.

The Grupo Aeromexico fleet of 133 aircraft includes Boeing 787 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 170 and 190 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase up to 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX 737 airliners and ten B787-9 Dreamliners.

As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, which is celebrating its 18th anniversary this year, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 177 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 672 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel options with its partners Delta Air Lines, Avianca, Copa Airlines, El Al, GOL Linhas Aereas, Jet Airways, and WestJet with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, India, Israel, Peru, and in Central America. www.aeromexico.com www.skyteam.com