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Mexicana (Airline company)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1921-2010

Historical Note

Founded in 1921, Compañía Mexicana de Aviación, S.A. de C.V., often shortened to Mexicana, was Mexico's largest airline and flag carrier until its closure in 2010.

A state-owned airline began operations in December 2023 under the legal name Aerolínea del Estado Mexicano using the Mexicana name.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-01-21
Contents of the Collection The James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection is comprised of commercial airline ephemera printed between 1930 and 1990, such as route maps, flight schedules, postcards, flight kits, decals, catalogs, brochures, air sickness bags and calendars. The materials were items provided to customers by various airlines, predominantly ones with international routes, including: Pan American World Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, TWA, Northwest Orient Airlines, Mexicana De Aviacion,...

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