Aeroméxico ventures into the private jets market
Aeroméxico and the company Líneas Aéreas Ejecutivas signed an alliance to offer executive air transportation services; whose routes will connect the main cities of Mexico and the United States.
Through the Aeroméxico Private Jets platform, both organizations seek to extend and improve their current operations; and to enter a market that reports annual growth rates of 12% and operates through 700 executive aircraft.
The CEO of Aeromexico, Andrés Conesa, pointed out that the new line of business will allow taking advantage of its current strengths; and extend benefits to customers. Private flights in the national territory will be operated through the aerial fleet of Executive Airlines; while the trips in the United States will be in charge of the Delta Private Jets units. The latter, thanks to the alliance that Aeromexico maintains with the US airline. Especially for those who need to travel for business reasons.
SERVICES OF AEROMÉXICO PRIVATE JETS
The CEO of Aerolíneas Ejecutivas, Alejandro Alonso, said that Aeroméxico Private Jets will work through the prepaid card, named Aeroméxico Jet Card; which will offer a minimum of 25 hours of flight to its customers.
The company in charge will provide the service through a fleet of 32 aircraft, with a capacity of between eight and 12 seats; whose programming will be done with a minimum of two hours in advance. Additionally, the platform will make helicopter transport available to customers; which -as well as the jets- will have departures from Mexico City, Toluca, Monterrey, León, Cancún, and Mérida.
Mexico is the second largest market for executive aviation in the world, and it is only surpassed by the operations that are carried out in the United States.
The Aeroméxico Private Jets platform (www.aeromexicoprivatejets.com) is already in operation. It is aimed at clients with very specific needs: business and corporate; who need to fly for pleasure or business.
Those interested can organize their own time and schedules to travel with just one call, and the platform will configure the flight.
With the Aeroméxico Jet Card, customers will have access to an aircraft operated by Executive Airlines; in addition to acquiring tickets to more than 90 Aeromexico destinations and having benefits such as promotions to Premier Class.
They may also contract the executive air transportation service within the United States on flights operated by Delta Private Jets.
Aeromexico passengers will be able to use WhatsApp during flights
Through a statement, the company indicated that it can be sent via Wi-Fi in applications such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and only texts and emojis will be sent.
So far, the Boeing 737-800 teams selected and the Boeing 737 MAX has the service.
With this news, Aeromexico becomes the first national company to offer the "Free Messaging" service to its passengers.
"Who said that by taking a flight you will be disconnected? Try this new onboard message service, it's totally free. #VuelayWhatsappea" reads a tweet from the company.
Aeromexico users will also be able to watch streaming videos, browse websites and perform transactions, without interference, on selected Boeing 737-800 aircraft, Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliner.