Mexicana is pursuing plans to renew its long-haul fleet and is continuing talks with both Airbus and Boeing for six A350s or 787s, Grupo Mexicana CEO Manuel Bora told ATWOnline last week in Mexico City, although he does not expect the carrier to turn a profit this year. Mexicana, which formally joined oneworld last week (ATWOnline, Nov. 10), indicated interest in both new aircraft types in the past. "We will make a decision in 2010," Borja said. Since any delivery of new long-haul aircraft ...

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