Mexico's military-run commercial airline to launch with military planes


Mexico's newest commercial airline, due to be run by the military, is set to launch later this month using military aircraft after a deal to lease planes fell through, local media reported on Wednesday, Paralel.Az reports citing Reuetrs.

The airline, which revives the Mexicana name, will take flight using two Boeing 737-800s and a previous-generation 737-300, according to the sources.

The planes have been sent to be inspected, the head of Mexico's aviation authority AFAC told newspaper El Financiero.