MexicanaLink launched with two CRJ200s
Grupo Mexicana officially launched its regional subsidiary MexicanaLink on 10 March with the airline set to begin service on 16 March with two Bombardier CRJ200s operating several routes from Guadalajara. MexicanaLink will eventually operate 13 previously owned CRJ200s acquired from a third party.
At the inauguration ceremony, senior Bombardier officials were present to officially welcome MexicanaLink to the family of more than 50 airlines which operate CRJs. "The CRJ Series aircraft was instrumental in revolutionising the regional networks in North America, and we are confident that they will also be very successful in Central and South America," remarked Rod Sheridan, vice-president, asset management, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
"The excellent economics of the CRJ200 are well suited to our operations, and we will fly the aircraft on routes which are complementary to Mexicana's and MexicanaClick's which use larger jets," said Ricardo Baston, executive vice-president, corporate planning and fleet transactions, Grupo Mexicana.