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A Copa 737-800 in Las Vegas (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Panama Begins International Operations, Copa Resumes Flights

According to ALNNEWS, after five months of restrictions to control the advance of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Controlled Operations Center for the Interconnection of International Aviation began operating on Aug. 14, at the Panamanian Tocumen International Airport. The Panamanian government put into force on July 31 a decree that allows the operation of limited commercial flights as well as passenger traffic in connection. And on Aug. 7, the first travelers arrived in transit from Argentina to the U.S. Last week,…

Tocumen International Airport and Copa Airlines Adjust Facilities to Restart…

On June 17, the Civil and Aeronautical Authority extended for the third time, the suspension of international flights until July 23. International flights have been suspended since March 22, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 12, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) published an open letter to the authorities…

The Power of an Airport: The Copa Airlines Case

Panama is a small country in Central America with a population of around 4 million people and an area smaller than South Carolina. Despite its geography, however, Panama is a notable hub for aviation.  The country not only has the busiest airport in Central America with more than 16 million…