Air Canada Further Extends its Network in Mexico

Air Canada today announced that it has
expanded its codeshare agreement with Star Alliance partner Mexicana Airlines
to include five new destinations in Mexico and additional frequencies on a
number of existing codeshare routes.

Effective immediately, Air Canada offers its customers codeshare service
on Mexicana operated flights between Mexico City and Cozumel, Manzanillo,
Merida, Monterrey as well as Mazatlan. Air Canada has also added its code on
Mexicana operated flights between Chicago and Guadalajara as well as from
Denver to Mexico City. In addition, Air Canada has further extended its
existing codeshare service by adding additional flights between Mexico City
and Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Cancun, Guadalajara, Acapulco as well as
Huatulco.

“With the further extension of our Latin American network, we are
building on our relationship with our Star Alliance partner Mexicana to
provide our customers with improved access to many popular leisure as well as
key business destinations in Mexico,” said Danielle Poudrette, Vice President,
Marketing.

Moreover, effective immediately, Mexicana offers its customers codeshare
service on Air Canada operated flights from Toronto to Edmonton, Winnipeg and
Qu├ębec City as well as between Edmonton and Denver. Mexicana has also further
extended its existing codeshare service by adding additional flights from
Chicago to Winnipeg, from Newark to Ottawa as well as between Vancouver and
San Francisco.

Customers enjoy the usual Star Alliance benefits, including through check-
in, lounge access as well as mileage redemption and accumulation that
qualifies towards top tier status.

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Mexicana Airlines joined Star Alliance on July 2000. The carrier operates
more than 350 flights per day from over 50 gateways. Air Canada and Mexicana
have had a commercial codeshare alliance since April 1999.


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