CIA. MEXICANA DE AVIATION S.A.

IATA: MX - 132 ICAO: MXA FOUNDED: FEB 1929 CEASED OPERATIONS: 1959

HISTORY: CIA. MEXICANA DE AVIATION S.A. (commonly known as Mexicana) founded in 1921. Was Mexico's oldest airline and one of the oldest continuously single-branded airlines (after KLM, Avianca and QANTAS), and Mexico's biggest and flagship airline before ceasing operations on August 28, 2010. In February 1929, Juan Trippe of Pan Am took over the majority of the airline's stock, and the company opened its first international route, with service to the United States. Mexicana used the Ford Trimotor plane to operate the Mexico City-Tuxpan-Tampico-Brownsville, Texas, USA, route. Charles Lindbergh piloted the first flight on this route. In the 1959 Mexican State acquires PanAm's stake in Mexicana and Aeromexico.

 

 

24/11/1951 (From Tijuana to Mexico)

 

 

1/3/1954 (From Mexico to Oaxaca)

 

 

12/8/1956 (From Veracruz to Mexico)

 

 

18/8/1956 (From Vera Cruz to Mexico to Vera Cruz)

 

 

14/11/1956 (From Mexico to Houston to Newark)

 

 

16/11/1960

 

 

 

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