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Aeromexico Applies For ORD-GDL  
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 27170 posts, RR: 50
Posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2658 times:

Today Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.(dba Aeromexico) filed with the DOT for approval to commence service between Chicago O'Hare and Guadalajara.

Aeromexico proposes to offer daily service utilizing Boeing 737 equipment commencing in June 2012, and has requested expedited DOT consideration for the application.

OST-2012-0069


Who was the last operator of ORD-GDL? MX?? I know Volaris does it from MDW daily these days.


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
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User currently offlinenomorerjs From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 613 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2505 times:

About time! MX owned Chicago - Mexico for decades, now someone is finally trying to fill the void. AA and UA had chances, but have not offered service (rather route via DFW and IAH).

User currently onlineg500 From United States of America, joined Oct 2011, 1116 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2438 times:
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Quoting nomorerjs (Reply 1):
About time! MX owned Chicago - Mexico for decades

yes indeed, MX owned this route during happier times... Many people knew the Mexicana eschedule into O'Hare by hart... MX even flew into MDW for a year or so didn't they??


User currently offlineMexicana757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3054 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2363 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Thread starter):

Again another typo on behalf of AM. They probably meant to say renew. AM has been on ORD- GDL for a few years already. They fly this routed as a red eye.


User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 27170 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2351 times:

Just looked in GDS and don't see any AM ORD-GDL flights. Nor on their May PDF timetable
http://www.aeromexico.com/us/download/pdf/itinerary.pdf

Also they clearly wrote on their application "begin service in June 2012".



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User currently offlineMexicana757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3054 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2320 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 4):

I wonder if they let the authority expire. They flew the route all of February. DGAC shows them carrying 5,061 passengers on ORD-GDL for that month. I know they dropped it in mid March for some reason.


User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7717 posts, RR: 42
Reply 6, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2308 times:

Quoting g500 (Reply 2):
MX owned this route during happier times... Many people knew the Mexicana eschedule into O'Hare by hart... MX even flew into MDW for a year or so didn't they??

Yes, I remember I once flew ORD-GDL-MEX during spring break when I was studying in Chicago because it was unbelievable cheap. For the return leg, I flew the nonstop.

MX flew into MDW too for a bit. You are correct.

Quoting Mexicana757 (Reply 5):
I wonder if they let the authority expire. They flew the route all of February. DGAC shows them carrying 5,061 passengers on ORD-GDL for that month. I know they dropped it in mid March for some reason.

Who knows. It is weird. In any event, it makes sense to relaunch. This is a heavily demanded route.



Next flights: MEX-JFK-FCO AM 788/AZ 77E | DBV-BEG-BUD JU AT7/733 | BUD-AMS 738 | AMS-MEX 74M
User currently offlineFyano773 From Mexico, joined Mar 2004, 793 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2271 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Thread starter):
Who was the last operator of ORD-GDL?

I think AM...

Schedules as of Oct 2010:


AM660 GDL-ORD 20:40 – 00:45+1 737 ----567
AM661 ORD-GDL 01:55 – 06:15   737 1----67



Regards...

[Edited 2012-05-10 21:34:36]

User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 18378 posts, RR: 46
Reply 8, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2248 times:

The fares are *terrible*. I don't think AM will last a year, if they start.

Quoting EddieDude (Reply 6):
Yes, I remember I once flew ORD-GDL-MEX during spring break when I was studying in Chicago because it was unbelievable cheap. For the return leg, I flew the nonstop.

The fares are very good....for passengers. If AM lasts a year I'll be surprised.



E pur si muove -Galileo
User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7717 posts, RR: 42
Reply 9, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2214 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Reply 8):
The fares are very good....for passengers. If AM lasts a year I'll be surprised.

I meant I flew ORD-GDL-MEX on MX back in the day. They flew this route for many, many years.



Next flights: MEX-JFK-FCO AM 788/AZ 77E | DBV-BEG-BUD JU AT7/733 | BUD-AMS 738 | AMS-MEX 74M
User currently offlinebjorn14 From Norway, joined Feb 2010, 4195 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

Has Mexico been upgraded to a Cat. I country again?


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User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 18378 posts, RR: 46
Reply 11, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2048 times:

Quoting EddieDude (Reply 9):
I meant I flew ORD-GDL-MEX on MX back in the day. They flew this route for many, many years.

Fares are still cheap; in fact they're probably cheaper.



E pur si muove -Galileo
User currently onlineg500 From United States of America, joined Oct 2011, 1116 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 1 month 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1998 times:
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Quoting bjorn14 (Reply 10):
Has Mexico been upgraded to a Cat. I country again?

yes that didn't last for too long


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