From 10 November 2009, Mexicana will
officially start offering oneworld's full range of services and
benefits, with its subsidiaries MexicanaClick and MexicanaLink
joining oneworld as affiliate members at the same time.
Members of the MexicanaGO frequent flyer programme will be able to
earn and redeem mileage awards on all oneworld partners, including
American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways,
Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LAN Airlines, Malév Hungarian
Airlines, Qantas and Royal Jordanian and almost 20 affiliated
airlines. Russia's domestic carrier S7 Airlines is also on
track to join the group in 2010.
MexicanaGO Conquer and
Explore cardholders will have oneworld Emerald and Sapphire status
respectively and can expect new membership cards bearing the
oneworld logo soon, gaining them access to some 550 airport
lounges worldwide offered by the alliance's airlines from 10 November
From the same date, members of the established oneworld airlines' frequent flyer programmes will be able to earn and redeem awards and tier status
points and receive all other oneworld benefits on Mexicana and its
The networks of Mexicana, MexicanaClick
and MexicanaLink - covering 67 destinations and 14 countries in
Central, North and South America and Europe, including 37 points
in Mexico - will also be covered by oneworld's full and extensive
range of alliance fares and sales products from then.
established airlines already serve 13 gateways in Mexico, which is
the world's 11th most populous country, the 13th biggest economy
and the eighth most popular tourist destination, attracting more
than 21 million foreign visitors a year. Mexicana's addition will
expand the alliance's coverage across the country to 39
Mexicana's addition will extend the
alliance's coverage of Latin American to almost 150 destinations.
Globally, it will take the oneworld network to approaching 700
destinations in nearly 150 countries, with a combined fleet of
some 2,250 aircraft operating more than 8,000 flights a day,
carrying 325 million passengers a year, with annual revenues of
Iberia is Mexicana's oneworld sponsor and has
been supporting Mexicana through the 18-month-long alliance
implementation project which is well in advance to bring
Mexicana's various internal processes and procedures into line
with the alliance's requirements.
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