Qantas signs codeshare with Mexicana

Mexico will become the 40th country in Qantas’ international network from 1 August 2006,  following the signing of a
codeshare agreement between Qantas and Mexicana today.Qantas Group General Manager Sales and Distribution Rob Gurney said Qantas would codeshare on 237 Mexicana services per week to four destinations ?
Mexico City,  Cancun,  Guadalajara and San Jose del Cabo,  subject to
government approvals.

“This is an important relationship for Qantas, expanding our network in the
Americas and enabling us to offer Australian travellers a range of new
travel opportunities in Mexico,” he said.

“We are also looking forward to offering Mexicana customers access to
Australia’s biggest domestic network,” he said.

“Qantas will codeshare on Mexicana flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City,
Cancun, Guadalajara and San Jose del Cabo, and from San Francisco to Mexico

“Mexicana will codeshare on Qantas flights from Los Angeles to Sydney,
Brisbane and Melbourne,  as well as our new non-stop San Francisco-Sydney


Mr Gurney said reciprocal benefits include baggage interlining and the
ability to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points when travelling on codeshare
flights operated by Mexicana with a Qantas flight number.

Codeshare flights can be booked from 10 July for travel from 1 August.