Aeromexico Premier Light - What to Expect

Old Jun 30, 22, 5:20 pm
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Aeromexico Premier Light - What to Expect

We bought Clase Premier tickets in August for ORD-LAP, connecting at MEX. Both legs (both directions) are 738, but on the flights between MEX/LAP, the seating is different and labeled Premier Light. I understand that it's in coach seats with middle seats blocked, as it appears to be an all-coach configured a/c. Would onboard service still be to the Premier standard otherwise?

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Old Jul 4, 22, 4:44 am
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Originally Posted by gsupstate View Post
We bought Clase Premier tickets in August for ORD-LAP, connecting at MEX. Both legs (both directions) are 738, but on the flights between MEX/LAP, the seating is different and labeled Premier Light..... Would onboard service still be to the Premier standard otherwise?
Premier light is the term used for restricted business class fares ,maybe i am wrong , but i dont expect it will change anything about the hard product
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Old Jul 5, 22, 12:26 pm
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From what it sounds to me it is some sort of hybrid - seating of AM Plus, maybe meal/drink service of Club Premiere. In all my time flying AM - over 10 years now - I have not seen that one before. Please keep us posted.
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I flew Premier Light a few weeks ago between MEX and CUN. First four rows of the plane had economy style seats with the middles blocked out. Very similar to the major European airlines and their intra Europe business class offerings. Snack was a a very sad little box containing chips and nut mix. I believe the sad box also featured an apology for not offering the full Premier experience but that they were working on converting the planes to standard Premier class. Only received a single drink service with the standard Premier selections. Unfortunately single drink service was also the norm on a longer standard Premier flight between MEX and TIJ.
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Old Jul 12, 22, 3:27 am
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i posted the following on another thread...

one thing to note about these Euro style business seats is that I do not think AM is actively modifying their fleet to offer this product. I think they bought some 737MAX white tails that were destined to LCCs. Since travel demand to Mexico has been high due to lack of covid restrictions, AM needed the planes ASAP, so they did not bother upgrading the interior. I just hope this Euro Business product doesn't give AM upper management any ideas and make it a long term thing.
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Old Aug 6, 22, 4:52 pm
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Originally Posted by BNAChairman View Post
I flew Premier Light a few weeks ago between MEX and CUN. First four rows of the plane had economy style seats with the middles blocked out. Very similar to the major European airlines and their intra Europe business class offerings. Snack was a a very sad little box containing chips and nut mix. I believe the sad box also featured an apology for not offering the full Premier experience but that they were working on converting the planes to standard Premier class. Only received a single drink service with the standard Premier selections. Unfortunately single drink service was also the norm on a longer standard Premier flight between MEX and TIJ.
That's at least partly what I envisioned. With LAP being a much less busy route, I'm not expecting too much on that leg.
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Originally Posted by BNAChairman View Post
I flew Premier Light a few weeks ago between MEX and CUN. First four rows of the plane had economy style seats with the middles blocked out. Very similar to the major European airlines and their intra Europe business class offerings. Snack was a a very sad little box containing chips and nut mix. I believe the sad box also featured an apology for not offering the full Premier experience but that they were working on converting the planes to standard Premier class. Only received a single drink service with the standard Premier selections. Unfortunately single drink service was also the norm on a longer standard Premier flight between MEX and TIJ.
I've had daggers come out of FA's eyes when asking for a second beverage between MEX and SFO. Lazy that the box, and not the crew, offered the apology.
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I've had daggers come out of FA's eyes when asking for a second beverage between MEX and SFO. Lazy that the box, and not the crew, offered the apology.
Wait, they are running premier light on the Sfo to Mex flights now? Terrible.
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Wait, they are running premier light on the Sfo to Mex flights now? Terrible.
No. Just referring to service levels even in regular J. (The quoted post was regarding regular J on a shorter flight.)
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Old Aug 14, 22, 12:08 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
No. Just referring to service levels even in regular J. (The quoted post was regarding regular J on a shorter flight.)
Ah yeah, I just got same level of service today from GDL to SFO. Sad snack box instead of breakfast, limited drinks, all compounded by broken seat (no recline) with FA who just didnt care. Said its not even their jobs to report broken seats haha. Sigh
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Ah yeah, I just got same level of service today from GDL to SFO. Sad snack box instead of breakfast, limited drinks, all compounded by broken seat (no recline) with FA who just didnt care. Said its not even their jobs to report broken seats haha. Sigh
Just terrible.
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I just flew Premier Light from MEX to Ciudad Juarez and the middle seat is basically a little table. I got several drinks, but the snack box was just like a Carlos V chocolate bar, chips and nuts. I think that's going to be more the standard.
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Old Oct 15, 22, 1:32 pm
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Darn it! Am doing a run to up my DL account. Was hoping for at least (sad, middle blocked seat) European first class. They at lease bring plenty of food and beverage. On the bright side I am sitting in the brand new DL lounge at ORD. It is quite nice. Will report back
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Old Oct 15, 22, 7:20 pm
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Originally Posted by alexfganem1 View Post
I just flew Premier Light from MEX to Ciudad Juarez and the middle seat is basically a little table. I got several drinks, but the snack box was just like a Carlos V chocolate bar, chips and nuts. I think that's going to be more the standard.
domestic economy class only get peanuts. Your domestic premier light class is exactly what it should be, no more and no less.
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What is the hard product on MEX > JFK AM 0404?

Its listed as a 737 Max 8 - is this an international business configuration or more of a domestic config (i.e. big seats only)?
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