Mexico City - Aeromexico officially unveiled its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, which had arrived at the Mexico City International Airport on February 23.
The aircraft is the first of 90 MAX 8 and MAX 9 ordered by the South American operator. With this order, Aeromexico became the second operator of the new generation 737 variant in Latin America after Aerolineas Argentinas.
The MAX 8 of Aeromexico has a configuration of 16 seats in Business Class, 18 in Economy Premium and 132 in Economy. The company will receive five more copies by the end of this year.
We are very proud to be one of the first airlines in Latin America operating this aircraft, which allows us to provide operational efficiencies that translate into multiple benefits for our clients, both in terms of their experience on-board and the options they have to reach their destination,said Andrés Conesa, CEO of Aeromexico.
We are honored to expand our partnership with Aeromexico and welcome them to the 737 MAX family,said Ricardo Cavero, vice president, Latin America sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The 737 MAX will provide Aeroméxico with unmatched reliability, fuel efficiency and a premium on-board experience for its passengers,he added.
The commercial debut will be in the second half of March, operating flights from Mexico to Bogota, Monterrey, Lima and New York.