Mexicana Airlines Adds More Direct Flights From Los Angeles to Guadalajara and Zacatecas

Airline responds to the growing demand of passengers traveling to these cities

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Mexicana de Aviacion, Mexico’s first airline and leader in the international market announced today additional non- stop service from Los Angeles to Guadalajara and Zacatecas. The Los Angeles to Guadalajara route increased offering consists of one additional daily flight to and from Guadalajara, adding to their existing six daily flights. As for Zacatecas, the airline is adding two additional weekly flights. These new flights will operate using state-of-the-art Airbus A320 airplanes with a two- class configuration and Mexicana’s signature in-flight service. New Flight schedules as follows:

Los Angeles-Guadalajara-Los Angeles (Daily route)
— Flight 923 departing Los Angeles International at 9:25 am arriving
Guadalajara at 2:25 pm
— Flight 924 departing Guadalajara 4:15 pm arriving Los Angeles
International at 4:45 pm

Los Angeles-Zacatecas-Los Angeles (additional twice a week service)
— Flight 115 departing Los Angeles International at 5:45 pm arriving to
Zacatecas at 10:35 pm
— Flight 114 departing Los Angeles International to Zacatecas at 11:25 pm
arriving to Zacatecas at 12:40 am.

The new service will provide more alternatives to the Hispanic community residing in California who frequently travel back and forth between Los Angeles to Guadalajara and Zacatecas. “With these additional flights we solidify our commitment to best serve the Hispanic community residing in Los Angeles providing them with more flight choices just in time for the holidays,” Jorge Goytortua, Regional Vice President of Sales of the West Coast of US and Canada.

Mexicana de Aviacion, carries some 1.2 million passengers per year between Los Angeles and the country of Mexico and is in a constant effort to modernize its fleet. Beginning their modernization with the renovation of their flight equipment, their efforts have enabled them to reach the goal of having the most modern fleet in the world. As a result, Mexicana has earned the record for the highest utilization rate of any Airbus fleet with an average of 11.3 hrs. of daily operation and one of the best on-time arrival performance averaging in the 90% range. This, along with other attributes, has allowed Mexicana Airlines to be recognized as the Best Airline in Latin America with the World Travel Award for the seventh consecutive time.

About Mexicana de Aviacion:

Mexicana de Aviacion has a long history of tradition and is currently the airline with the largest international coverage in Mexico, as well as the leader in transportation between Mexico and the United States. Their code- share agreements with important airlines, such as American Airlines, Lan Chile, Iberia, Lufthansa, Varig, Japan Airline and Air Canada, among others, represent great benefits to their passengers in the accrual and redemption of miles, access to Executive Lounges, wider connection possibilities and coordinated schedules with an extensive routes network covering most of the world. Mexicana has one of the highest on-time performance in the world with 90 percent reliability. Their fleet is considered one of the youngest in the industry with an average 6.3 years of age. From their operations hub in Mexico City’s International Airport, Mexicana flies to more than 50 destinations in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Mexicana de Aviacion has the best Maintenance Base in Latin America. For more information, please visit http://www.mexicana.com/ .

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