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Aeromexico

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
AM
AMX
139
Aeromexico
Aeromexico Boeing 737-852
Aerovías de México, S.A. de C.V.
Paseo de la Reforma 445, Piso 9
Cuauhtemoc
06500 Mexico City
MEXICO

Tel.: +52 55 9132 5000
Fax: +52 55 5133 4618
SITA: MEXXYAM
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.aeromexico.com

Owner:

Grupo Financiero Benamex (83.5%); publicly held (13%)

Base: Mexico City (MEX)
Hubs: Monterrey (MTY); Guadalajara (GDL); Hermosilla (HMO)
Ops started: 1972
Alliances: SkyTeam, SkyTeam Cargo ; Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, Copa, CSA Czech, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Korean Air, LAN Airlines, LAN Peru , TAM
Aeromexico operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 28 x Boeing 737-700
  • 17 x Boeing 737-800 (+6 planned)
  • 4 x Boeing 767-200
  • 2 x Boeing 767-300
  • 4 x Boeing 777-200
  • Boeing 737 MAX (60 planned)
  • Boeing 787-8 (9 planned)
  • Boeing 787-9 (6 planned)
Chairman:
Chief Executive:
Chief Financial Officer:
Chief Operating Officer:
Jose Luis Barraza
Andres Conesa
Ricardo Sanchez Baker
Raul Saenz

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
AeroMéxico Aerovias de México
AM
AMX
Mexico México City 1988-
Formed as Aerovias de Mexico (trading as AeroMéxico) by Bancomer (bank) and ASPA (pilot union, 20% share), taking-over some assets of defunct Aeronaves de México. Reorganized in 1995 and became a subsidiary of bank consortium Cintra in 1996 (15% government-owned). Joined SkyTeam alliance partnership in 2000. Should re-enter privatization process during 2003, plans postponed. Expected to be merged with Mexicana in 2005 as a first step for privatization, plan cancelled and to be sold as a separate package along with AeroLitoral. Parent company Cintra renamed to Consorcio Aeroméxico in 1/06 after resale of Mexicana to Grupo Posadas. Reported 8/07 to be tentatively acquired by Alberto Saba Raffoul and Moises Saba Masri for $100m, with counter bids received 9/07 from Citigroup/Modelo and Canales Clarion family. Citigroup's bid declared winner in 10/07, concluded through its Banamex unit. IPO in 4/11. 3.5% purchased 11/8/11 by Delta, concluded 4/6/12 for 4.17%. Half of Banamex/Citigroup shares (18.53% of AeroMéxico) sold io 2/13 to Grupo Lala (milk company).
AeroMéxico Aeronaves de México
AM
AMX
Mexico México City 1972-1988
Entered bankrupcy and liquidated in 1988, ceasing all ops. Major domestic flight autohrities taken-over by the Mexican government setting up Transportes Aéreos Federales in 4/88 with government-owned DC-9, until 5/88. Most assets and tradename later transferred to Aerovias de México, dba AeroMéxico.
Aeronaves de México  
AM
Mexico México City 1934-1971
Formed by Antonio Diaz Lombardo with Pan American assistance. Started services on 14/9/34. Nationalized in 1959. Took-over LAMSA in 1952, Aerovias Reforma in 1954, Aerolineas Mexicanas in 1960, Guest Aerovias in 1961.

Accidents and Incidents:
Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Fate.
Boeing 767-283ER
XA-TOJ
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
0
Damaged
Boeing 737-852
EI-DRA
Mexico City-Benito Juárez International (MEX) Mexico
0
Hijacked
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-AMF
Monterrey-Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY)  Mexico
0
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
N936ML
Reynosa-Gen Lucio Blanco Airport (REX)  Mexico
0+ 4
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-DEJ
Mexico City-Juarez International Airport (MEX)  Mexico
0
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Monterrey Mexico
0
Hijacked
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-JED
Cerritos, CA USA
64+ 15
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-JEB
Mérida-Rejon Airport (MID) Mexico
0
Hijacked
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-DEO
65 km (40.6 mls) E of Zihuatanejo  Mexico
18
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
XA-DEN
Chihuahua-Gen Fierro Villalobos Airport (CUU)  Mexico
30
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Mexico City Mexico
0
Hijacked
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15
XA-SOF
Léon Airport (BJX) Mexico
0
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15
XA-SOC
32 km (20 mls) SSE of Puerto Vallarta (PVR) Mexico
27
w/o