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Mexico is a federal republic in North America. It is the fourth largest country in the western hemisphere and is rich in natural resources such as petroleum and natural gas. The nation's capital, Mexico City, is one of the largest city in the world. In Latin America, only Brazil has a larger population than Mexico
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02Apr15addedAerolineas Anahuac: began operations in May of 1968 with scheduled third-level services out of Mexico City
27Feb15addedMCS AeroCarga: 'Planned' cargo airline out of Mexico City
23Feb15addedServicios Aéreos: formed as Air Taxi company in 1960, renamed to Aero California but unsure when
AirlineOperating DatesStatusTreeComments
 ABSA (Aeronaves del Balsas SA)

1959* - 1961*

Inactive

 

formed in 1959

 ACAPSA (Aerolineas California Pacifico)

1960* - 1997*

Status?

 

 

 ACSA (Aerocarga SA)

1950 - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Aéreo Calafia

1992 - date

Active

 

 

 Aero Amigo

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero Baja

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero California (AeroCal)

1980* - 2008

Inactive

Aero California

23 July 2008: suspended operations

 Aero Cuahonte

1957 - 2007

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Davinci Internacional

1997 - date

Active

 

 

 Aero Eslava (Aeroeslava)

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Feliz

1990* - 1990*

Inactive

 

 

 Aero ferinco (Aeroferinco)

1999* - 2003*

Status?

Aeroferinco

 

 Aero Internacional

1994* - 1994*

Status?

 

 

 Aero JBR

1998* - 2002*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Juarez

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Leon

1978 - 1983

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Libertad

1993* - 1993*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Maya

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero Owen

2014 - date

Active

 

 

 Aero Pacifico

1992* - 1992

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Postal Cargo de Mexico

1997* - 1998

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Sudpacifico (Aero Sud Pacifico)

1996* - 2000*

Inactive

 

 

 Aero Taxco

1987* - 1987*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Taxi

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero Tonala

1992* - 1992*

Status?

 

 

 Aero Tropical

(2008*)

Began?

 

 

 Aero Vics

**** - ****

Status?

Aero Vics

 

 Aerobrujos

1985* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 Aerobus

(2006)

Began?

 

 

 AeroCalifornia

1982 - 2008

Inactive

 

 

 AeroCancun

1989 - 1999

Inactive

 

 

 Aerocarga Especializada

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerocaribe (Aerovias Caribe)

1975 - 2005

Renamed

>MexicanaClick

 

 AeroCedros

1992 - 2003

Inactive

 

 

 Aerocentro (Aero Centro)

1993* - 1993*

Status?

 

 

 Aerocomponentes Internacionales

1945* - 2006

Inactive

 

 

 AeroCozumel (Aero-Cozumel)

1978* - 2002

Renamed

>MexicanaClick

formed in 1978

 Aeroejectivo

1978^ - 1994

Renamed

Aeroejectivo >Aeroexo

 

 Aeroeslava

1992* - 1999*

Status?

 

 

 Aeroexo (Aero Ejecutivo)

1994 - 2001

Inactive

Aeroejectivo >Aeroexo

 

 AeroGuadalajara

1991 - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 Aerojalisco

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 AeroLamsa

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerolatino

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Aerolineas Anahuac

1968 - 1969*

Status?

 

began operations in May 1968 with scheduled third-level services

 Aerolineas Bonanza

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Centauro

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Damojh

1999* - 2003

Renamed

Global Air

 

 Aerolineas de Monte Alban

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas del Istmo

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas del Pacifico

1962^ - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Aerolíneas del Pacífico

1962* - 1987

Inactive

 

 

 Aerolineas Fierro

1967* - 1967*

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Internacionales

1994 - 2003

Inactive

 

 

 Aerolineas Marcos

2005* - 2008*

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Mexicanas

1955^ - 1960

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Aerolineas Morelos

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Moxi

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Trans Mexico

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerolineas Vega

1963 - 1969

Inactive

Aerolineas Vega

 

 AeroLitoral

1998* - 2007

Renamed

>Aeromexico Connect

formed as Servicios Aereos Litoral in 1988

 Aeromar

1987 - date

Active

Aeromar

 

 Aeromaya

1966 - 1967

Status?

Aeromaya

 

 AeroMexico

1988 - date

Active

Aeromexico

01 October 1988: commenced ops as Aerovias de Mexico SA

 AeroMéxico Cargo

2004* - date

Active

AeroMéxico Cargo

had AeroMexpress Cargo merge in in 2004

 Aeromexico Connect

2007 - date

Active

Aeromexico Connect

 

 Aeroméxico Travel

2008 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 AeroMexpress Cargo

1994 - 2004

Renamed

>AeroMéxico Cargo

status changed as airline merged into AeroMéxico Cargo

 Aeromextour

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aero-Mitla

1985* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aeromonterrey

1995* - 1995

Inactive

 

 

 Aeromorelos

1996* - 2005*

Status?

 

 

 Aeronausa de Mexico

1987* - 1987*

Inactive

 

 

 Aeronautica de la Sierra

1939* - 1939*

Status?

 

 

 Aeronautica del Sur

1932^ - 1939*

Status?

 

 

 Aeronaves Alimentadoras

1968 - 1977*

Inactive

 

 

 Aeronaves de Mexico

1934 - 1988

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Aeronaves de Oaxaca

1951 - 1952

Renamed

>LAUMSA

 

 Aeronaves del Sureste

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aeronaves Oaxaquenas

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Aeronaves TSM

1994 - date

Active

 

 

 AeroPacifico (Aeroservicios de la Costa)

2002 - date

Active

 

 

 AeroPacifico (Transportes Pacifico)

2002 - date

Active

 

 

 AeroPostal Cargo de Mexico

1991 - 1998

Inactive

 

 

 AeroPostal Cargo de Mexico

2003 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 Aeropuebla (Puebla Airlines)

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerosaab

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aeroservicios de Californa

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aeroservicios del Suroeste

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aeroservicios Milenio

2009* - 2012*

Status?

 

 

 Aeroservicios Monterrey

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerosierra de Durango

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerotamatan

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

 

 Aerotaxi del Vizcaino

1999* - 1999*

Status?

 

 

 Aerotaxi Monse (Aliendros de la Cruz)

1993* - 2001

Inactive

 

 

 Aerotaxis de Mexico (Aerolineas Ejecutivas)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Aerotechnicos

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerotransportes del Sureste

1945* - 1946*

Status?

 

 

 Aerotron (Servicios Aereos Corporatives)

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerotucan

2003* - date

Active

 

 

 Aerotur (Aerotransporte Turisticos)

1986* - 1986*

Inactive

 

 

 AeroUnion (Aerotransporte de Carga Union)

2001 - date

Active

 

 

 Aerovega

2002* - 2004*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Braniff

1945 - 1946

Inactive

 

 

 Aerovias Castillo

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Centrales

1932^ - 1934

Inactive

 

 

 Aerovias Coahuila

1949* - 1949*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Contreras

1953* - 1953*

Inactive

 

 

 Aerovias del Oeste

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Aerovias del Sur

1966* - 1969

Inactive

 

 

 Aerovias Guest (Guest Airways)

1946^ - 1956*

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Aerovias Internacionales de Mexico (Aerovias Reforma)

1945* - 1954

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Aerovias Latinas Americanas

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Montes Azules

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Oaxaquenas

1979* - 1993

Inactive

 

 

 Aerovias Omega

1967 - 1971*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Reforma

1945^ - 1954

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Aerovias Rojas

1966* - 1966*

Status?

 

 

 Aerovias Transcontinentales

1954* - 1954*

Status?

 

 

 Air Columbus

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Air Monarch Cargo

1999* - 2001

Inactive

 

 

 Air Tribe

2012 - date

Active

 

 

 Airmundo Miami Cargo

2008* - 2009*

Status?

 

 

 Aladia

2006 - 2008

Inactive

 

 

 Alcon Servicios Aereos

1994^ - date

Active

 

 

 Alianza Maya Airways

2011* - date

Active

 

scheduled carrier out of Tuxtla Gutiérrez Francisco Sarabia National

 Allegro Air (Lineas Areas Allegro)

1992 - 2004

Inactive

 

 

 ALMA (Aerolineas MesoAmericanas)

2006 - 2008

Inactive

 

started ops 12 Jun 2006 / suspended all service on 07 Nov 2008

 ALUSA (Aerolineas Unidas SA)

1979 - 1980*

Inactive

 

 

 ASSA (Aero Safari SA)

1966* - 1966

Renamed

>Aeromaya

 

 ATI (Aero Transportes Internacionales)

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 ATSA (Aero Transportes SA)

1944 - 1955*

Status?

 

 

 Avemex

2000* - 2000*

Status?

 

 

 Aviacion del Noroeste

1988 - 1995

Inactive

 

 

 Aviacsa (Aviacion de Chiapas)

1990 - 2009

Inactive

 

airline was established on May 5 1990

 Aviones de Sonora

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Avioquintana (Aviones de Renta de Quintana Roo)

1997 - date

Active

 

 

 Avolar Aerolineas

2005 - 2008

Inactive

 

 

 AX Transporter

2002* - date

Active

 

 

 Azteca Airlines (Lineas Aereas Azteca)

2001 - 2007

Inactive

 

 

 Baja Air

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

 

 

 Baja Express Airlines

(1995)

Began?

 

 

 Bonanza Aerolineas

1997* - 1997*

Status?

 

 

 California Air

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Carga Del Caribe

1998* - 1999*

Status?

 

 

 Cargo Mex

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Caribbean Blue

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 CAT Air Lines ( Corporacion de Aeronautica de Transportes)

1929* - 1932

Inactive

 

 

 Cerveceria Moctezuma

**** - ****

Renamed

>Aero Vics

 

 Charter Flight

1994 - 1995*

Renamed

>MAYAir

 

 Click Mexicana

2005 - 2008

Renamed

>MexicanaClick

 

 CMA (Compania Mexicana de Aviacion)

1924 - 1964*

Renamed

>Mexicana

 

 CMTA

1921 - 1924

Renamed

>Mexicana

 

 Communicaciones Aerea Vera Cruz

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Compania Aeronautica Francisco Sarabia

1938* - 1942*

Status?

 

 

 Danaus Líneas Aéreas

2013 - date

Active

 

 

 Empressa Commercial Aéreas de Veracruz

1946* - 1946*

Status?

 

 

 Estafeta Carga Aerea

2000 - date

Active

 

 

 Estrellas del Aire

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Execujet Mexico

2003* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 Express Tours

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Facts Air

2000* - 2005*

Inactive

 

 

 FlyMex

2008* - date

Active

 

 

 Gacela Air Cargo

2003* - 2008*

Status?

 

 

 Global Air

2003 - date

Active

Global Air

 

 Grupo Turistico Magno

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Guest Aerovias Mexico (Guest Airways)

1956* - 1963

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Hawk de Mexico

2002* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 InterAmerica

1993 - 1994

Inactive

 

 

 Interestatal de Aviacion

1980* - 1985

Inactive

 

 

 Interjet (ABC Aerolineas)

2005 - date

Active

 

01 Dec 2005: starts operations

 Ka'an Beel Air (Quest Mexicana)

(2008)

Began?

 

 

 Krissalan de Aviacion

1996* - 1996*

Status?

 

 

 LAC (Lineas Aereas de California)

1958* - 1960*

Status?

 

 

 LACSA (Lineas Aereas de Centro)

1975* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 LAGOSA (Lineas Aéreas Guerrero Oaxaca SA)

1950^ - 1963

Renamed

>Aerolineas Vega

 

 Lambda Air

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Lamcasacarga (Linea Aereas Mexicana de Carga)

1998* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 LAMSA (Lineas Aereas Mexicanas SA)

1944* - 1952

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 LAMSA (Lineas Aéreas Mineras)

1934^ - 1944*

Status?

>Aeromexico

 

 LAO (Lineas Aereas Occidentales)

1934 - 1934

Inactive

 

 

 LATUR (Linea Aerea Turistica)

1989* - 1991

Inactive

 

 

 LAUMSA (Lineas Aereas Unidas Mexicanas)

1962 - 1964

Inactive

LAUMSA

 

 LAUSA (Lineas Aereas Unidas)

1952 - 1962

Renamed

>LAUMSA

 

 Lineas Aereas del Balsas

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Lineas Aereas Especiales

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Lineas Aereas Jesus Sarabia

1944* - 1944

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Lineas Aereas Mixtecas

1968* - 1968*

Status?

 

 

 Lineas Aereas Oaxaquenas

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Lineas Aereas Occidental

1992 - 1992

Inactive

 

 

 Lineas Aereas Picho

1968* - 1968*

Status?

 

 

 Lineas Aereos del Pacifico Aereos del Pacifico Aereos del Pacifico

1951* - 1952

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Litoral (Servicios Aereos Litoral)

1989 - 1991

Renamed

>Aeromexico Connect

 

 Magnicharters

1995 - date

Active

 

 

 MasAir Cargo

1992 - date

Active

 

April 1992: begins operations

 Maya Carga International

1991* - 1991

Inactive

 

 

 MAYAir

1994* - date

Active

MAYAir

 

 MCS AeroCarga

2015 >

Planned

 

cargo services out of Mexico City

 Mexicana

1924 - 2010

Inactive

Mexicana

 

 Mexicana Inter

(2009)

Began?

 

 

 Mexicana Link

2009 - 2010

Inactive

 

 

 MexicanaClick

2008 - 2010

Inactive

MexicanaClick

 

 Mexicargo

1996 - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 Mexijet*

2002* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 MexJet (Mex-Jet)

2003* - 2006*

Status?

 

 

 Mexus

(2007)

Began?

 

 

 Morgan Jet Mexico

2006* - 2009*

Status?

 

 

 Naviera Mexicana

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Nova Air (Servicios Aeronauticos de Oriente)

2005 - 2008

Inactive

 

 

 Omega Aero Transportes

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

 

 Omniflys

1992^ - date

Active

 

 

 Pacific International

(1991)

Began?

 

 

 PAL Aerolineas (Puebla Air Lines)

1985 - 1995

Inactive

 

 

 Peninsular Linea Aerea

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Quassar de Mexico

1993 - 1995

Inactive

 

 

 Redas Aerea Mexicana (Rutas Aereas Mexicanas)

1950 - 1950

Inactive

 

 

 RegionalCargo (Aerolineas Regionales )

2006 - date

Active

 

 

 Republica

1984* - 1985

Inactive

 

 

 RepublicAir (Republic Air)

2006* - 2009*

Status?

 

 

 SACSA (Servicios Aereos del Centros)

1999* - 1999*

Status?

 

 

 SAEMSA (Servicios Aereos Especializados Mexicanos)

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 SAESA (Servicios Aereas Especiales SA)

1967* - 1973*

Status?

 

 

 SaintEx Cargo

2008* - 2008*

Status?

 

 

 SAM (Servicos Aerolineas Mexicanas)

1992* - 2001*

Inactive

 

 

 SANSA

1952* - 1952

Renamed

>LAUMSA

 

 SARO (Servicios Aereos Rutas Oriente)

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Servicio Aereo Gomez Mendez

1966 - 1966

Renamed

>Aeromaya

 

 Servicio Aereo Panini

1936 - 1948

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Servicio Aereos Baja (Baja Flying Service)

1976* - 1976*

Status?

 

 

 Servicio Aereos de Carga Express

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Servicio Aereos de Yucatan

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Servicio de Transporte Aereo

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Servicios Aéreos

1960^ - 1980*

Renamed

>Aero California

unsure when renamed to Aero California

 Servicios Aereos Castellanos

1972* - 1972*

Status?

 

 

 Servicios Aereos de Toluca

1966* - 1966*

Status?

 

 

 Servicios Aereos Ejecutivos De La Laguna

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Servicios Aereos Estrella

1999* - 2003

Status?

 

 

 Servicios Aereos La Paz

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Servicios Aéreos Nacionales

1946* - 1946*

Status?

 

 

 SETRA

1996* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 Sonora Aero Transportes

1971* - 1976

Inactive

 

 

 Tabasquena de Aviacion

19486 - 1970*

Inactive

 

scheduled passenger services within the State of Tabasco

 TACA de Mexico

(1944*)

Began?

 

 

 TACSA (Transportes Aereo de Carga SA)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 TAESA Airlines

1991 - 2000

Inactive

 

 

 TAJ (Transportes Aereos Jalisco)

1949* - 1962*

Status?

 

 

 TAM (Taxi Aereo de Mexico)

1975* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 TAMSA (Transportes Sereos Mexicanos SA)

1953* - 1966*

Status?

 

 

 TANSA (Transportes Aereos de Nayarit SA)

2003* - 2004*

Inactive

 

 

 TAR (Transportes Aéreos Regionales)

2014 - date

Active

 

started operations on 14 March 2014

 TAR Aerolíneas

2014 - date

Active

 

 

 TAU (Transportes Aereos Tauro)

**** - ****

Inactive

 

 

 Taxi Aereo de Oaxaca

1940* - 1943

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Taxis Aereos de Parral

2001* - 2001*

Status?

 

 

 Taxis Aereos de Sinaloa

2001* - 2001*

Status?

 

 

 Taxis Aereos de Sonora

1954 - 1966*

Status?

 

 

 Taxis Aereos Nacionales

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Tigres Voladores

1958* - 1960*

Status?

 

 

 Trans Aereos Terrestres

2004* - 2011*

Status?

 

 

 Trans Mar de Cortes SA

1948 - 1960

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Trans Mex (Trans Mexicanas)

1981* - 1983*

Status?

 

 

 Transcaesa

1983* - 1992*

Status?

 

 

 Transportacion Aerea Mexicana

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Transporte de Carga Aereo Pacifico

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Transporte de Chiapas

1938* - 1939*

Status?

 

 

 Transportes Aereos de Coahuila*

1999* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 Transportes Aereos del Pacifico

1936* - 1940

Renamed

>Aeromexico

 

 Transportes Aereos el Condor

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Transportes Aereos Tampico

(1940s)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Transportes Aereos Tampico

1952* - 1952

Renamed

>LAUMSA

 

 Transportes Aeromar

1987 - 1987*

Renamed

>Aeromar

 

 Transportes Unidos del Caribe

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 US-MX Airlink

2012* - date

Active

 

 

 VARSA (Vuelos Asesoria y Representaciones SA)

1992 - 1994

Inactive

 

 

 VIP Servicios Aereos Ejecutivos

2007* - 2007*

Inactive

 

 

 VivaAerobus.com

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 Volaris

2006 - date

Active

Volaris

 

 Vuela

2006 - 2006*

Renamed

>Volaris

 

 VuelaMex (VueloMex)

2001 - 2004*

Inactive

 

 

 Westair de Mexico

2002 - 2005*

Status?

 

 

 

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