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Calafia Airlines

60 reviews
Headquarters: Calle Adolfo Lopez Mateos Mza. 02, Lote 11, Cabo San Lucas 23469 Mexico +1 800-560-3949 Website
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    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do like the convenience and prices of this airline. However, when they constantly change the departure flight by 3-6 hours I cannot recommend them to clients or family or for myself. Yes they offer trip insurance but it doesn't cover my connecting flight or time with my family. Its super embarrassing to me because I often recommend them to...

Domestic Economy Loreto - Tijuana

Thank LoretoEcoTours
Edmonton, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a local flight service for parts of Mexico. The plan was a Twin Engine, 12 passenger unit, however the Pilot was very experienced and the flight was casual and relaxed. The views of the Sea of Cortez were amazing, something you don't get on the commercial jets. The day was clear and winds light. It is a economical...

Domestic Economy Loreto - Guaymas

Thank bkmaya
Atlanta, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The carryon size listed on the website for the Embraer planes was not accurate. When we arrived at the airport the agent said I could not carry on my bag. I told him it was under the required amount of kilos he still refused. Later I saw a sizer where you insert your bag and if it does not fit...

Domestic Economy Ciudad Obregon - Los Cabos

1 Thank Sueann W
Cowichan Bay, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Calafia is a horrible airline. We travel with our 2 pound dog. She goes under the seat in a carrier. The first flight calafia let her fly under the seat. When we were returning to Puerta Vallarta, they would not let her fly under the seat. The 2 girls names were Giovanna Polido and Alejandra Fierros. They couldnt speak english,...

Domestic Economy Guadalajara - Puerto Vallarta

1 Thank Lorna D
Guadalajara, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I fly with Calafia frequently, since they´re one of the few airlines with daily flights in and out of La Paz. I find the airline comparable with Volaris in terms of pricing/comfort/available services. My one complaint is that you can't buy tickets at the airport in La Paz, and regardless you're charged a fee for buying them online.

Domestic Economy Tijuana - La Paz
Thank Allison J
La Paz, Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Calafia is close to becoming my favorite airline. The service is impeccable. Although the flight is short, the stop in Guadalajara is 30 minutes and off you go for a quick flight to Puerto Vallarta

Domestic Economy La Paz - Puerto Vallarta
Thank mll0rens
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I've had the most terrible time with them. I bought a flight through Expedia and later get a call that the payment didn't go through and thank goodness because i accidentally got it for the wrong days. I told him that and he said he would just cancel that fight and he took my information over the phone for a...

Domestic Economy Los Cabos - Los Mochis

1 Thank Breanna L
New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2018

When my husband wanted to switch our Aeromexico flights to this small airline I was not thrilled (I hate flying). However, the small airplane we had (sat maybe 20 people?) was incredibly smooth during the air and at takeoff and landing. The staff was delightful and it was an overall great experience. Most efficient way to get between Cabo &...

Domestic Economy Los Cabos - Puerto Vallarta

3 Thank chyy8
East Los Angeles, California
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We saved 50% on airfare flying out of TJ via CBX San Diego compared to flying out of LAX with Alaska. The flight was smooth and fast. We bought CBX so the customs inspection was very easy. Used the money we saved on food and whale watching tours. Service was professional and the flight experience is very good because they...

Domestic Economy Tijuana - Loreto

1 Thank Beachphreak
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
Reviewed March 14, 2018

On- time - nice clean plane and friendly employees. It was not a long flight - so we did not have food or drinks, but they were available.

Domestic Economy Tijuana - Loreto
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“DO NOT have a connecting flight”
LoretoEcoTours, 2 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Dont use this airline, then you wont have a problem”
LornaD156, 28 Aug 2018 | Read review
“Only one class, no add-ons.”
chyy8, 9 Apr 2018 | Read review
“To book my flight using my credit card I needed to phone the toll free number listed on the site.”
misskk2014, 13 Mar 2018 | Read review
“Perhaps you should buy Traveler's insurance, but based on reading and experience Calafia's wouldn't help much.”
jacobw934, 2 Jan 2018 | Read review
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About Calafia Airlines
Regional Mexican carrier Calafia Airlines is based at Cabo San Lucas International Airport (CSL). Previously known as Aéreo Calafia, the airline offers scheduled service to 19 domestic destinations in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Sinaloa and Sonora. It also provides charter services and air tours. Calafia Airlines’ fleet consists of two Embraer EMB 120ER Brasilia aircraft and three Embraer ERJ 145ERs. The airline was founded in 1993.

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