Mexico City, Mexico — Aeroméxico has received the first two of its 28 new aircraft as part of a deal reached with Boeing to restructure its fleet. As part of the company’s new plan, Aeroméxico will acquire 24 of the 737-8 and B737-9 MAX models and four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.
In a statement, the company said that during the last decade, Aeroméxico carried out a historic transformation and the strategy has been successful in the company’s commitment to maintaining one of the safest, most modern, efficient and least polluting fleets in the industry.
Thanks to innovation in their ailerons, engines and other components, the new MAX 9 will consume up to 16 percent less fuel, emit 16 percent less CO2 per passenger compared to other aircraft of a similar category and have a range of more than 6,000 kms.
According to the information provided, the aircraft were specially configured for Aeroméxico with 181 seats, 16 in Premier Class, 18 in AM Plus and 147 in Economy Class. The first new two aircraft to arrive were the 737 MAX 9, which the company says, are expected to start commercial operations in the first half of June.