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Mexicana de Aviacion

Founded in 1921, Mexicana was the most experienced airline in Mexico until it ceased in 2010. Mexicana was among some of the first airlines in the world to join the jet age on July 4, 1960, with the Comet 4C, which entered service with Mexicana and was the 4th of the variants. The Boeing 727-100 joined Mexicana in 1966

Mexicana Stewardesses
Señora Tinoco
Mexicana Ticket Envelope - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Ticket Envelope - Rick Aero Collection
Photo: Cruz Ramirez
Mexicana Airlines 1973 Route Map
Mexicana Airlines 1973 Route Map - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Meal Tray - Horacio Gonzalesz Collection
Mexicana Meal Tray - Horacio Gonzalesz Collection
Mexicana B727 Travel Bag - Horacio Gonzalesz Collection
Mexicana B727 Travel Bag - Horacio Gonzalesz Collection
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Early in 1981 Mexicana acquired its first three (5 total) wide-body DC-10-15 airliners. This was to be used for their Caribbean and Miami routes, but, also served Los Angeles and short hops within Mexico. Mexicana added two early-model DC-10-10s to their fleet in 1989.

Mexicana ticket/check in counter at LAX. They were located to the Right of Western Airlines at Terminal 5
Mexicana Air Sickness Bag - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Air Sickness Bag - Rick Aero Collection

Mexicana Airlines branding was among the most colorful in its wide range of promotions and merchandise

Mexicana Airlines Timetable - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Airlines Timetable - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Airlines Ticket Envelope - Rick Aero Collection
Mexicana Airlines Ticket Envelope - Rick Aero Collection
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