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Aeromexico 1990s Charters To YYC  
User currently offlineJamtide From Canada, joined Jul 2004, 38 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1969 times:


Can anyone tell me if they can confirm the fact that Aeromexico operated some charters to YYC (Calgary, Canada) in the early 1990s. I am pretty certain they did using MD-80s.



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User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 1 hour ago) and read 1885 times:

They actually used B767-200/300 types for flights to YYC from Mexico City.
One of my visits to YYC during those early days I saw it arrive and park right at the B20 gate. Mexicana also flew here during 2001/2002 summer period using A320's.

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User currently offlineGoose From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 1849 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1828 times:

They used MD80s as well.

There's a pretty funny picture in the offices of one of the ground handling companies in YYC of about 30 guys pushing out an AeroMexico MD80 by hand - because there was no suitable towbar for that aircraft on-base, and the AA MD80 and NW DC9 (at least, I think NW was flying DC9s into YYC at that point in time... maybe not) towbars apparently didn't work....

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