Mexicana was one of the world’s oldest airlines initially founded in 1921 before ceasing operating in 2010, although technically the airline is still in operation in the present day. With their primary hub at Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexicana flew to around 80 destinations and had secondary bases at Guadalajara International Airport and Cancun International Airport. The airline originally became a member of Star Alliance before joining Oneworld in 2009 and also operated its own subsidiary airlinea, Mexicana Click and Mexicana Link. At its height Mexicana and its subsidiaries were carrying over 11 million passengers every year with a large fleet of 110 aircraft.

*This information is correct as of April 2017

Why Fly with Mexicana

How to Check in

Checking in to Mexicana flights was possible to do over the web, helping to save you time at the airport by skipping the queues. Alternatively, if you weren’t able to access the web before your journey then it was possible to check in to flights the traditional way at the airport. Just to stay on the safe side, it is advisable to always arrive early at the airport so you don’t miss the check in deadline.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

Passengers flying with Mexicana were able to bring checked baggage as part of the fare in addition to hand baggage to take on flights. Specific baggage allowances varied depending on the destination and flight class. With checked baggage you would need to go to a baggage drop off point or check in counter in order to check your baggage in. As with all airlines, exceeding your baggage allowances will incur excess baggage fees. As rates can vary depending on your destination, it is always advisable to check with the airline for up-to-date rates so you don’t end up paying too much.


Travelers catching flights with Mexicana would be automatically allocated seats either during the booking process or whilst checking in. However, anyone with specific seating requests could contact the airline directly, so if you want to sit together with family and friends you can ensure that you do. The airline had a fleet of over 60 aircraft offering both Economy and Business Class seating.

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