Grupo Mexicana Chief Executive Manuel Borja uses a captivating comparison to describe the turnaround of the Mexican carrier. "What we have been doing is educating Rita," he says philosophically. Rita was a tomboy, slightly "messed up" and suffering from a major lack of direction and guidance. "The government had Mexicana up for sale for almost 12 years," he explains to ATW in his office in Mexico City. Grupo Posadas, one of Mexico's largest hotel ...

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