Mexicana Returns to DFW

Mexicana Airlines and DFW International Airport say the airline will return July 1 with two daily nonstop flights to Mexico City. Mexicana ceased its DFW flights in January, and its return to International Terminal D means more than $60 million to the north Texas economy. Mexicana officials said that after an extensive market analysis, it is now prepared once again to make a business investment, backed by an airport incentive program and the loyalty of its Hispanic passengers in the region. Mexicana is the first airline eligible to receive support from the Airport's Air Service Incentive Program, which was approved by the DFW International Airport Board of Directors earlier this month. The program was designed to attract new international and domestic service. Travel between DFW and Mexico is booming: up 18 percent since 2005, with Mexico City passengers up 30 percent.

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