Articles tagged “aeromexico”

Aeromexico Crash Proves Stronger Aircraft Often Mean Fewer Deaths

Aeromexico Crash Proves Stronger Aircraft Often Mean Fewer Deaths

David McHugh and David Koenig, Associated Press

It is remarkable how many people are surviving aircraft crashes and accidents. Manufacturers deserve credit for making aircraft safer. But passengers need to start doing their part. For starters, they must stop bringing carry-on bags with them during emergency evacuations.

2 months ago

Officials Say No Passengers Died in Aeromexico Plane Crash in Northern Mexico

Officials Say No Passengers Died in Aeromexico Plane Crash in Northern Mexico

Associated Press

2 months ago

Currency Woes Have Aeromexico Pushing Pause on U.S. Growth Plans

Currency Woes Have Aeromexico Pushing Pause on U.S. Growth Plans

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

Aeromexico is getting hit from all sides between a weak peso, NAFTA uncertainty, and a Bombardier trade dispute. But it does have strong demand for Mexico going for it, at least for now.

4 months ago

Airlines Put Facebook Messenger Chatbots to Work Answering Easy Questions

Airlines Put Facebook Messenger Chatbots to Work Answering Easy Questions

Brian Sumers, Skift

Bots have come a long way since Alaska Airlines introduced 'Ask Jenn' about a decade ago. But they're still not perfect. At least for now, we'd rather have a human touch.

1 year ago

Gogo Has More In-Flight Internet Bandwidth Than It Knows What to Do With (Sometimes)

Gogo Has More In-Flight Internet Bandwidth Than It Knows What to Do With (Sometimes)

Brian Sumers, Skift

At least on some planes, Gogo finally has enough bandwidth to satisfy every passenger. That's good news, but it will take some time before passengers can count on reliably fast Wi-Fi on every flight.

2 years ago

Delta Increases Offer to Own Nearly Half of Aeromexico’s Shares as Peso Declines

Delta Increases Offer to Own Nearly Half of Aeromexico’s Shares as Peso Declines

Andrea Navarro and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Delta is pursuing a joint venture strategy so it is improving its offer to Aeromexico as the Atlanta-based airline tries to take an ownership stake of around 49 percent. In that respect, the ownership piece would be similar to Delta's deal with Virgin Atlantic.

2 years ago

Bus Travel Is Growing Around the World, But Airline Competition Is Increasing

Bus Travel Is Growing Around the World, But Airline Competition Is Increasing

Dan Peltier, Skift

As economies around the world continue to fluctuate from boom to bust times, the bus market will remain relevant to capitalize on what consumers can afford and what amenities they're willing to give up -- or gain -- from choosing the road over the skies.

2 years ago

Delta and Aeromexico will Pay High Price for Antitrust Immunity

Delta and Aeromexico will Pay High Price for Antitrust Immunity

Brian Sumers, Skift

The terms aren't as generous as Delta wanted, but the carrier still should be able to get plenty out of its partnership with Mexico's only full-service airline.

2 years ago

Mexico’s Airport Operators Are Cashing in on Country’s Air Travel Boom

Mexico’s Airport Operators Are Cashing in on Country’s Air Travel Boom

Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg

Domestic and international travel in Mexico are enjoying one of their best periods in history as Mexican airlines have made significant investments to make their products more enticing.

2 years ago

The Big Reason Hawaiian and JetBlue Oppose Delta’s Aeromexico Joint Venture

The Big Reason Hawaiian and JetBlue Oppose Delta’s Aeromexico Joint Venture

Brian Sumers, Skift

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airlines are once again ganging up on Delta. But this time it's about Mexico, not the Middle East.

2 years ago

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Associated Press

When one of Latin America's largest airlines pulls out of a nearby country, you know things are bad.

2 years ago

Want to Watch Netflix With Gogo Wi-Fi on a Flight? It’s Finally Possible

Want to Watch Netflix With Gogo Wi-Fi on a Flight? It’s Finally Possible

Brian Sumers , Skift

It's great news that some Gogo customers can finally stream content from Netflix, but it will take a long time before more airlines update their planes with the latest technology.

2 years ago