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AeroMexico Launches New Orleans - Mexico City - San Pedro Sula Service Today with Airline, Civic, Airport Officials.



Route Is First Regularly Scheduled, Non-Stop International Service in New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded  Since Hurricane Katrina Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled due to vandalism.  

HOUSTON -- Officials from AeroMexico, the City of New Orleans, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (IATA: MSY, ICAO: KMSY), formerly known as Moisant Field, is located in Kenner, Louisiana and is the primary commercial airport for the New Orleans metropolitan area of southeast Louisiana and the second  and other organizations celebrated the airline's launch today of six weekly, non-stop flights between New Orleans and Mexico City Mexico City
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City (pop., 2000: city, 8,605,239; 2003 metro. area est., 18,660,000), capital of Mexico. Located at an elevation of 7,350 ft (2,240 m), it is officially coterminous with the Federal District, which occupies 571 sq mi
 with connecting service to San Pedro Sula San Pedro Sula (säm pā`thrō s`lä), city (1997 est. pop. 417,000), capital of Cortés dept., NW Honduras. It is the second largest city in the country. , Honduras. AeroMexico's first flight departed New Orleans at 6:20 a.m. CDT CDT
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 with its arrival in Mexico City scheduled at 9:00 a.m. CDT. The connecting flight to San Pedro Sula departs Mexico City at 10.35 a.m., arriving at 11:55 a.m. Return flights depart San Pedro Sula at 12:45 p.m., arriving in Mexico City at 4:10 p.m. Connecting flights in Mexico City depart at 8:30 p.m., arriving in New Orleans at 10:50 p.m.

Special presentations and a ribbon-cutting event were held at the airport before the inaugural flight. Presenters included Frank Galan, Vice President, U.S. Division, AeroMexico; Mayor Ray Nagin Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr. (IPA: /ˈneɪgɨn/) (born June 11, 1956) is the mayor of New Orleans. He was first elected on March 2, 2002, to succeed his fellow Democrat, Marc Morial. , City of New Orleans; Dan Parker, Chairman, New Orleans Aviation Board; and Ruberman Aldana, Regional Sales Director, Central U.S. and Canada, AeroMexico.

Their comments emphasized the importance of AeroMexico's new flights in expanding international business, travel and tourism between these already closely aligned markets. They also reinforced the importance of the strategic partnership that has supported the route's launch and the airline's commitment to providing travelers with outstanding service and value in today's challenging economic times.

Frank Galan, Vice President, U.S. Operations, AeroMexico, said, "AeroMexico is proud to be part of today's historic launch of non-stop international airline service in New Orleans for the first time in four years. This route represents a successful collaboration between our airline, the City of New Orleans, the Greater New Orleans Inc. and others who have joined together to meet a real need in the marketplace.

"AeroMexico's schedule of six weekly, non-stop flights to Mexico City with connecting service to San Pedro Sula provides convenient travel options for both business and leisure travelers," he added. "For many years, New Orleans stood out as one of the top international travel destinations in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . The area's resurgence as a major global market should be enhanced significantly by having regularly scheduled, non-stop international flights operating again."

"With this new flight, we expect to see increased business relationships among our countries, more travel to South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  by New Orleanians and a larger number of international tourists," said Mayor C. Ray Nagin. "This is also a strong signal of our continuing recovery and our success story less than four years after the impact of Hurricane Katrina."

Dan Packer, Chairman, New Orleans Aviation Board, said, "The return of regularly scheduled international air service to Armstrong International is a major victory for our region. We are certain that AeroMexico will find great success with this first flight and that additional service will follow."

Sal Figueroa, Director, International Relations international relations, study of the relations among states and other political and economic units in the international system. Particular areas of study within the field of international relations include diplomacy and diplomatic history, international law, , Greater New Orleans Inc., said, "Greater New Orleans Inc. is proud to have served as the coordinator of the tremendous team that worked with AeroMexico to establish this important new route. We know that the confidence AeroMexico has shown in the Greater New Orleans region, as well as the State of Louisiana CODE, OF LOUISIANA. In 1822, Peter Derbigny, Edward Livingston, and Moreau Lislet, were selected by the legislature to revise and amend the civil code, and to add to it such laws still in force as were not included therein. , will prove to be justified. We encourage the citizens of Louisiana and the Gulf region to support this flight to ensure its success so that it serves as the model for many other new international routes we hope to attract to the Louis Armstrong International Airport."

AeroMexico's international flights have been launched to meet increasing market demand in the greater New Orleans area, based on cultural, business and tourism trends. The area has the fastest growing Hispanic population in the United States with almost 250,000 individuals of Latino origin. This includes one of the largest Honduran populations, estimated at more than 80,000, in the U.S.

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 the Greater New Orleans Inc., the region's economic development organization. The Mexico Tourism Board and the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau also anticipate increased international tourism opportunities with this new airline service.

This new service represents the latest move in AeroMexico's strategic expansion of its North American operations North American operation Surgical oncology Radical surgery of a 'frozen pelvis', consisting of radical en bloc resection of the uterus and urinary bladder. See 'Frozen pelvis.'. Cf 'All-American' and 'South American' operations. . This year, the airline has added seven new routes between Mexico and the following U.S. and Canadian markets - New Orleans, Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , Denver, Albuquerque, San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , Toronto (first Canadian market) and Montreal. AeroMexico now serves more U.S. and Canadian cities than any other Mexico-based airline.

AeroMexico is servicing the New Orleans market with ERJ-145 regional jets, which comfortably seat 50 passengers. The airline provides a personalized style of in-flight service that includes complimentary beverages, cocktails and complete meals at meal times. This premier service combined with competitive fares delivers outstanding value for travelers. The airline has been recognized with "Best Airline in Mexico" awards in 2008 from readers of both Global Traveler and Business Traveler magazines, two of the world's leading travel publications.

AeroMexico and its subsidiary, AeroMexico Connect, operate more than 600 daily flights through the airline's new Terminal 2 at its Mexico City International Airport The Mexico City International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México or AICM), also called Benito Juárez International Airport (IATA: MEX, ICAO: MMMX) is a commercial airport that serves Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.  hub to more than 45 destinations in Mexico, 17 U.S. cities in 12 states, two cities in two Canadian markets, and major international destinations that include Tokyo, Paris and Buenos Aires in 12 other countries worldwide. U.S. cities served are New Orleans, Los Angeles, Ontario (Ca.), San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle-Tacoma, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver, San Antonio, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
, Orlando and Miami. AeroMexico Vacations provides customized vacation travel packages throughout the airline's service network. The airline also offers connecting service to other international destinations through its SkyTeam global airline alliance with 11 full member carriers and three associate carriers. AeroMexico has been recognized for its award-winning style of personalized in-flight service, one of the world's best on-time flight records, the highest safety and quality standards ratings, outstanding reliability and baggage handling performance, and exceptional value based on its competitive fares and superior service. Additional information is available at www.aeromexico.com or 1-800-237-6639.
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