Compañía Mexicana de Aviación, S.A. de C.V. also known as Mexicana is the oldest airline in Mexico. Established in 1921 the airline is headquartered in Mexico City and operates flights to locations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Europe.
From the airline’s main hubs in Benito Juarez International Airport, Cancún International Airport, and Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport in Guadalajara, Mexicana operates to over 40 destinations around the world. UK passengers can book cheap flights with Mexicana from London Gatwick Airport. Other routes to Havana, Chicago, New York, Costa Rica, Toronto, Miami and Los Angeles are popular with holidaymakers. Mexicana is a former member of the Star Alliance and has now joined Oneworld. It is the third oldest airline operating under its original name and remains a first choice for travel in South America.
Mexicana passengers should arrive at check-in 90 minutes before departure for domestic flights and 180 minutes on international routes. Passengers carrying only hand luggage can check in 24 hours before the flight.
All Mexicana passengers are permitted one item of hand luggage weighing up to 10kg. Business Class can check in 32kg of hold luggage on domestic flights and 25kg for Economy passengers. Baggage limitations vary for other destinations. Check Mexicana information for full details on luggage restrictions.
The seat pitch on a Mexicana flight is 32 inches for Economy passengers. Business Class seats offer a spacious 36-38 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Mexicana Go is the frequent flyer programme available from Mexicana. Members can earn points to spend on a variety of rewards including upgrades and free transfers with each airline in the Oneworld alliance.
Mexicana offers a series of Elite Lounges located in various airports. These lounges are available to Business Class passengers and offer complimentary snacks and drinks, wireless internet access, books and magazines, express check-in and conference rooms. Access is granted to Mexicana Go members and provides a relaxing environment before departure.