Delta, Aeromexico launch agreement to operate transborder flights between US, Mexico

Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico: AEROMEX.MX) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) have begun their joint cooperation agreement (JCA) to operate transborder flights between the United States and Mexico, Delta Airlines said.

Delta and Aeromexico have confirmed with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mexico´s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) that they have completed the steps required to launch the JCA.

Additional service and more convenient schedules will benefit customers of both companies.

Delta will provide service in the United States through its connecting hubs in Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York, Salt Lake City and Seattle; Aeromexico will offer greater access to Mexico through its hubs in Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara.

Atlanta, Georgia-based Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 323 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. The airline employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, Mexico´s global airline, operates more than 600 daily flights. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents, including Mexico, the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The airline currently operates a fleet of more than 130 aircraft.