Copa Airlines is about to announce the launch of three new services from Panama City to Las Vegas, Curacao and Liberia, in Costa Rica.
The new routes will commence in June 2012 with the Panama City to Las Vegas planned for three times a week; Panama City to Curacao planned to operate for times each week; Panama City to Liberia to fly twice weekly. The launch is subject to final Government approval
Copa Airlines already operates six services from the Panama City, Hub of the America's to US destinations including Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, New York and Washington, plus a further 53 international and domestic airports throughout North and South America.
Copa Holdings, S.A., through its Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia operating subsidiaries, is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo service. Copa Airlines currently offers more than 280 daily scheduled flights to 63 destinations in 29 countries in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean through its Hub of the Americas based in Panama City, Panama.
Copa Airlines is pleased to announce three new destinations starting in December 2011, they are: Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Cucuta, Colombia; and Asunción in Paraguay. These new cities are in addition to the services which are launched this month to Toronto, Canada; Porto Alegre and Brasilia, Brazil; and Nassau in the Bahamas.
“Copa Airlines is one of the most successful and fastest-growing airlines worldwide. We have a long record of steady and profitable growth, having established our position as a leader in Latin American aviation by providing the best connectivity in the region, and superior operational performance and customer service,” says Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines and its parent Copa Holdings. “Our success has benefitted Latin America, promoting business and stimulating tourism, creating jobs in Panama and throughout the region.”
Copa Airlines will fly its new daily service beginning December 2011 from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City to Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The new four-times-weekly service from, Panama to Cucuta, Colombia’s Camilo Dazo Airport; and four-times-weekly service from Panama to Asunción, Paraguay’s Silvio Pettirossi Airport will both also start in December 2011.
COPA Airlines Colombia is launching new flights from both Bogota and Cartagena to the Venezuelan capital Caracas, The new services will start on June 14th 2011 and will supplement the current four times weekly flights beth Caracas and Medellin.
Copa Colombia will operate 13 flights per week to Caracas from Bogota and two from Cartagena. The route will be flown by brazilian built Embraer 190 aircraft.
COPA Colombia was recently rebranded from AeroRepublica and is the daughter company of COPA Airlines of Panama.