The Mexicana Airlines was the largest airline in Mexico. Was based on Mexicana Tower in Colonia del Valle, Benito Juarez, DF1 operates flights within Mexico and to the north, central and South America, besides going to the Caribbean and Europe (specifically Spain and England) . Its main hub is the International Airport of Mexico City and shared operations with the International Airport of Guadalajara, and belonged to Air New Group SA de CV. The Company ended the air operations August 28, 2010 at noon (UTC-5) in order to continue the prosecution of “bankruptcy” that has been subject.
It was created in 1921 as an airline transport mail and passengers, whose creators were Lody A. Winship, Elmer Hammond and Harry Lawson, not to mention St. Ignatius Szymanski, one of its major contributors, and its first aircraft a Aicraft Nebraska Lincoln Standard Co., the first route was Tampico Mexico City-Tuxpan route. Later the same Charles Lindbergh was very much on the company making the same flight from it and participate in shaping it.
He was part of consortium by 1940 Pan American Airways, and in the 60′s Mr. Crescencio Ballesteros Manuel Ibarra along with Sosa de la Vega and local investors succeeded for the first time in Mexican history, that all your capital is a national; in the 70′s as the airline was known for his extraordinary miraculous results, and passenger revenue growth in difficult times and the global crisis due to rising oil prices.
Already in the 80 was nationalized by the federal government, which sided with Aeromexico, and the 90 under the command of CINTRA. Currently belongs to Grupo Posadas from December 2005.