Aeromexico returns its first Boeing 787 after just 7 years

Feb. 3, 2021
Aeromexico’s international connectivity has been dramatically impacted by the travel restrictions and dismal passenger demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reports Daniel Martinez Garbuno for

MEXICO CITY - On Saturday, Aeromexico returned to its leasing company the first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner it ever received after seven years of flying with the Mexican carrier. It is the first long-haul airplane Aeromexico has returned since the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the airline’s finances. Will we see more? Reports Daniel Martinez Garbuno for

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The Intelligent Aerospace take:

February 3, 2021-According to Daniel Martinez Garbuno's reporting, Aeromexico utilizes its fleet of Dreamliners to cover long-haul flights to Europe and Asia and is now using the aircraft on domestic routes as COVID has, like all carriers, impacted international travel.

Aeromexico leases the returned Dreamliner from Wilmington Trust, who will move the aircraft on to Portuguese carrier EuroAtlantic.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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