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Aeromexico takes delivery of second Dreamliner

Mexican carrier Aeromexico said it has taken delivery of its second Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-8 Dreamliner.

The aircraft will commence commercial operations during the last week in October on the Mexico City-New York-Mexico City route, the carrier said.

Starting in November, the new aircraft will also begin flights to Tokyo and Paris. The arrival of the third plane is scheduled for November, at which point Aeromexico will have three Boeing 787 Dreamliners in its fleet by the end of the year.

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner has a configuration of 32 seats in first class and 211 in economy.

Aeromexico has more than 600 flights daily from its hub at Terminal 2, Mexico City International Airport. Its network of destinations includes more than 80 cities on three continents: 46 in Mexico, 18 in the U.S., 11 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

The Group´s current fleet has more than 115 Boeing 787, 777, 767, and 737 aircraft, as well as the latest generation Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) 190, 175, 170 and 145 planes. In 2012 it announced the largest investment plan in the history of Mexican aviation: the purchase of 100 Boeing planes, including 90 B737 MAX aircraft, and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.

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