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AeroMexico 75 Years Of Operation  
User currently offlineLatinPlane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2713 posts, RR: 14
Posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2583 times:

Although no official party is planned, no retro color scheme, no special flights, the airline has been in operation for 75 years. The company started shuttling passengers between Mexico City - Acapulco. The airline was once the official flag carrier of the country under government control until 1988 when it went bankrupt and shut down. The company's assets and trademark were bought by private investors and relaunched after being grounded for one month. Aeronaves de Mexico became Aerovias de Mexico and the reason why in legal terms the company is only 21 years old.

Happy B-day Aztec Eagle Man!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcbDGJBJ0UM




 Smile LatinPlane

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User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7561 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2547 times:

Yes! Happy Birthday! Hmmm, the map is not showing EZE hehe.


Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently onlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6523 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2520 times:

Indeed Happy Birthday AM!

Here's a recent press release talking about the expanded service to North America...

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/AeroMe...gy-for-bw-2924855255.html?x=0&.v=1


User currently offlineAdriaticus From Mexico, joined May 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

Long live to the Eagle Knight! The video is fantastic. The Frank Pourcell theme was indeed used in AM's marketing campaigns in the 70's and early 80's... Brought back memories!

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User currently offlineMexicana767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2451 times:

Can someone explain what the purpose of the SFO-HMO flights? I wanted to fly AM to GDL from SFO, and it routed me thru HMO-Mazatlan-Los Mochis-GDL


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User currently offlineNetjetsintl From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 593 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2364 times:

Happy birthday Aeromexico

if I'm not mistaken they're the 3rd oldest in the Americas behind Avianca and Mexicana


User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 2328 times:

Happy Bday AM  champagne  Shame they're being quiet about it and not throwing a big party or any special scheme unlike MX.

Speaking of MX, aren't they coming up on their 90 year anniversary? MX made celebrations for their 80th and 85th.

Quoting Mexicana767 (Reply 4):
Can someone explain what the purpose of the SFO-HMO flights? I wanted to fly AM to GDL from SFO, and it routed me thru HMO-Mazatlan-Los Mochis-GDL

When the heck was this? I don't think there's ever been direct service between SFO and HMO. Unless it was some seasonal service I was unaware of. I can't find anything on AM's website (granted the site is shiat  yuck  )


User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7561 posts, RR: 43
Reply 7, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2283 times:

HMO-SFO just launched as a regularly scheduled service.


Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently offlineJfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8287 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2082 times:
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Doesn't AM fly to LGW.

My favorite historial fact about of AM is they purchased Aerolinias Guest in 1961.


User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7561 posts, RR: 43
Reply 9, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2047 times:



Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 8):
Doesn't AM fly to LGW.

No. Sadly they don't. MX does with their A330-200. AM's only current destinations in Europe are MAD, CDG and BCN.



Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently offlineXAAPB From Mexico, joined Jan 2005, 435 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2009 times:



Quoting EddieDude (Reply 9):
MX does with their A330-200

I thought they were using the 767-200, when did thet start sending the A330?
Greetings.



Jorge Meneses
User currently offlineLatinPlane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2713 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1978 times:



Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 8):
Doesn't AM fly to LGW.

My favorite historial fact about of AM is they purchased Aerolinias Guest in 1961.

Aerovias Guest had started flying to Europe in 1948. TWA had just started flying to Europe in 1946.

Here is one of their DC-6s arriving in Madrid.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXM709Wb3fw


I should say that Aeronaves de Mexico was grounded between May through October of 1988. That was a full five months of non-operation!

 Smile LatinPlane


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