MEXICO CITY, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines and its partner Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, have launched nonstop service between Seattle and Mexico City.

A Delta hub, Seattle is home to firms such as Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, and Starbucks. This new route will connect these two cities enabling bilateral exchange to increase business and investment opportunities in both destinations.

Delta is the largest global carrier at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and has more than tripled flights and destinations in Seattle since 2012. Customers flying in from Mexico City can connect to different destinations beyond Seattle through Delta’s hub.

Anko van der Werff noted, “As the only airlines offering nonstop service to Mexico City from Seattle, we connect customers in North America to our main hub in Mexico and beyond, facilitating transborder exchange like never before.”

The Seattle-Mexico City route is operated using Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 160 passenger seats, –16 in Clase Premier, with the following schedules:

Seattle-Mexico City*


AM 495

10:00 p.m. 5:25 a.m.  Daily


Mexico City-Seattle* 


AM 494

4:05 p.m. 8:05 p.m.  Daily

*Times published are local to each country and are subject to changes without notice.

This new flight is part of the strategic plan between Delta and Aeromexico to provide service between their hubs while also transforming Mexico City into Latin America’s global hub.

Thanks to this route, Delta and Aeromexico are positioned as the best option for travelling between Mexico and the United States, by offering customers the best transborder network and customer experience.



About Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico

The Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico joint cooperation agreement (JCA), creates an expanded transborder route network enhancing competition between the United States and Mexico. With more than 1,000 weekly transborder flights, the airlines have added new destinations providing convenient schedules benefiting the customers of both companies, while deepening the relationship they have shared for more than 17 years as founders of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.

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

The airlines are enhancing the customer experience through increased connectivity, by investing in airport facilities, boarding gates, VIP lounges and frequent flyer benefits through SkyMiles and Club Premier accruals. For more information on Delta Air Lines or Aeromexico visit



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