Mexicana Announces a New Route Between Mexico City and Miami

Airline Responds to the Growing Demand of Passengers Traveling Between the Two Cities

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Mexicana de Aviacion, Mexico’s first airline and leader in the international market today announced the launch of a non-stop flight service between Mexico City and Miami, FL.

Operated with modern Airbus A319 equipment the flights are equipped with 12 seats in “Executive Class” and 108 seats in “Tourist Class.” The new route will operate daily departing Mexico City at 7:00 a.m. and returning to Miami at 6:15 p.m.

The Mexico City-Miami route has been created to accommodate the demand of passengers traveling due to the growth of commerce between the two cities. In fact, the route has been designed taking into consideration the increased amount of business people who often are required to be in Miami before noon and need to return to Mexico the same day.

This new route will have Mexicana’s exclusive and unique CONCIERGE Service designed for the busy executives who travel frequently on the Mexico City-Miami segment. CONCIERGE provides the ultimate in personalized travel service allowing passengers to bypass the airport formalities.

Additionally, the new route will provide an alternative to the fast-growing Mexican community residing in Miami who frequently travel back and forth. The route will also accommodate those passengers originating their flights in secondary cities on the East Coast connecting through Miami.

With these new flights, Mexicana will now be flying to 13 destinations in the United States, reaffirming its position as the airline from Mexico with the most number of flights from Mexico to the U.S.

Mexicana de Aviacion, carries some 8 million passengers per year and is in a constant effort to modernize it’s 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 obtained 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 levels with 90 percent reliability. This, along with other attributes, has allowed for their recognition as Best Airline in Latin America with the World Travel Award for the seventh consecutive time.

The airline continues with the transformation of the fleet’s corporate image, revamping the Executive Class menus and wine list and completely updating their Internet website. Mexicana was the first to introduce the Ticketless or electronic ticket concept in Mexico. Additionally, the recent announcement to change uniforms for flight attendants is further evidence of the commitment and innovation that Mexicana de Aviacion maintains with their passengers.

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 co-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 punctuality levels 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. They were awarded the Best Airline in Latin America for the seventh year in a row with the World Travel Award. For more information, please visit www.mexicana.com.

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