Aeromar

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Aeromar
AeromarLogo1.PNG
IATA
VW
ICAO
TAO
Callsign
AEROMAR
Founded 1987
Hubs
Airport lounge Salón Diamante
Fleet size 19 (+2 orders)
Destinations 21
Parent company Grupo Aeromar
Headquarters Mexico City International Airport
Mexico City, Mexico
Key people Lic. Fernando Flores (President)
Website aeromar.us

Transportes Aeromar, S.A. de C.V, doing business as Aeromar, is an airline based in Hangar 7 of Zone D of the General Aviation Terminal at Mexico City International Airport in Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City, Mexico.[1][2] Aeromar operates scheduled domestic services and international services to the USA. Its main base is Mexico City International Airport.[3]

History[edit]

The airline was established on 29 January 1987 and started operations on 5 November 1987 as Transportes Aeromar. It is owned by Grupo Aeromar (private company) (99.99%) and has 864 employees (at July 2010).[3] On April 1, 2010, Aeromar signed a commercial alliance with Continental Airlines. Aeromar announced it will lease 2 Bombardier CRJ200 from Export Development Canada EDC. On August 30, 2010, Aeromar and Continental Airlines announced a frequent flyer partnership that allows each carrier's passengers to earn and redeem miles on either airline. In addition, Continental international first and business class passengers, Presidents Club members and Star Alliance Gold customers may access Aeromar's Salon Diamante lounge in Mexico City.

Destinations[edit]

Main article: Aeromar destinations

MileagePlus[edit]

Aeromar shares United Airlines MileagePlus program, despite not being owned by the United Continental Holdings, and being a member of Star Alliance, which United is currently a member.

Clubs[edit]

Aeromar's Salón Diamante at AICM. (Terminal 2)
ATR 42 at Veracruz Airport.

Salon Diamante is Aeromar's private airport lounge.

Codeshare agreements[edit]

On February 1, 2011, Aeromar and Continental Airlines implemented codesharing on all routes at AEROMAR's hub at Mexico City International Airport. Aeromar started flying to more domestic as Durango, Matamoros, Ixtapa and Piedras Negras and will re-evaluate its international cities. Aeromar used to codeshare with now-defunct Mexicana and Continental Airlines, which merged operations with United Airlines, but is still codesharing with the airline, according to the official website.

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

Fleet[edit]

The Aeromar fleet includes the following aircraft with an average age of 18.3 years (as of February 2014).:[4]

Aeromar Fleet
Type Total Orders Passengers Routes Notes
ATR 42-320 3 0 48 Short
Mexico
XA-UFA known as "Mundo Maya".
ATR 42-500 10 0 48 Short
Mexico
XA-TAH kown as "Riviera Nayarit".
XA-TPS known as "Estado de Colima".
ATR 72-600 2 0 68 Short
Mexico
Bombardier CRJ200 3 2 50 Short / Medium haul
Mexico and United States
Order is ex-Air Nostrum
Total 18 2

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. March 16–22, 2004. 50. "Hangar 7, Zona "D", Terminal de Aviacion General, Col Federal, Mexico DF, 15620, Mexico"
  2. ^ "DIRECTORIO DE OFICINAS DE VENTAS." Aeromar. August 16, 2007. 3/7. "CORPORATIVO MEXICO Hangar No. 1 Zona "D" Col. Federal 15620 México, D. F."
  3. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 49. 
  4. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=VW&al_op=1