¡Adios Aeroméxico!
Aeroméxico ends service Detroit-Monterrey-Mexico City.

Detroit, Michigan, January 9, 2009 (Detroit Spotters) – After 9 months of service, Aeromexco has ended allservice to Detroit. The flight originated as a Boeing 737-300, 3 times weekly, and switched to 6 times weekly with the slightly smaller Embraer 190 operated by Aeromexcio Connect. All indications are that the flight was doing great.

The flight was recently reduced to 3 times weekly before being cut although loads stayed strong. The route (Detroit-Monterry with continuing service to Mexico City) will still be served by Northwest Airlines subsidy Compass (DTW-MTY) via the Embraer 170 aircraft. Aeromexico will continue to codeshare on Delta's flights out of DTW, and soon Northwest's flights.

This news comes as another blow to Detroit as Delta Airlines has announced cuts to
flights operated by Northwest Airlines as they intend to use the equipment on other

Delta/Northwest Airlines End DTW-CDG/LGW/KIX, Start FCO
Route changes come as Delta uses aircraft on other routes.

Detroit, Michigan, January 8, 2009 (Detroit Spotters)
Coming on the heels of Delta Airlines announcing 15 new international routes including flights such as SLC-NRT, Delta/Northwest has announced the ending of service from Detroit to Paris, London-LGW (LHR still continues), and Osaka. The only new international flight added to Detroit was Rome.

Flights NW49/NW50 DTW-CDG-DTW will be suspended January 18th.

Flights NW69/NW70 DTW-KIX-TPE-KIX-DTW will be suspended March 1st

Flights NW31/32 DTW-LGW-DTW will be suspended January 11th.

Flights NW49/NW50 DTW-FCO-DTW will start June 4th.

Delta Airlines intends to use these aircraft on other routes in their system such as SLC-NRT, ATL-NRT and more expansion out of ATL and JFK using Northwest aircraft.

¡Hola Aeroméxico!
Aeroméxico inaugural service Detroit-Monterrey-Mexico City.

Detroit, Michigan, April 7, 2008 (Detroit Spotters) – Aeroméxico, Mexico’s largest airline, has started non-stop service from Detroit to Monterrey Mexico, with continuing service to Mexico City. The departing flight, AM 693,
departs DTW at 8:30 AM ET and arrives at MTY at 11:15 AM CT on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of every week. The return flight, AM 692 departs MTY at 4:50 PM CT and arrives at DTW at 9:30 PM ET on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
This new service, which is on Aeroméxico’s Boeing 737-700 aircraft, features12 Clase Premier seats and 112 seats in coach. “At Aeroméxico, you don’t have to pay for your meals, onboard entertainment, and drinks. They are included in your ticket cost” mentioned Frank Galan, Vice President Aeroméxico U.S. division at today’s news conference.

Last night, April 6th, 2008, AM 692, the return flight to DTW came in 95% full, and today AM 693 went out almost full as well. “We couldn’t be more pleased that Aeroméxico has chosen Detroit as its latest gateway city.” Said Detroit Airport CEO Lester Robinson. “Because of past planning, we have made gates, airspace, and pavement available to welcome new carriers such as Aeroméxico.”

This new flight links the Detroit automotive industry to an important automotive sector in Mexico. “It is important to mention the city of Detroit is the world center for the automotive industry. The opening of this flight will not only benefit Mexicans, but also engineers and businessmen of different nationalities as well.”

Aeroméxico, Latin America’s global airline, is made up of a fleet of 70 Boeing airplanes including the 777, 767, 737, and MD-80. They operate close to 300 daily flights to 47 destinations around the world. 


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