Copa Airlines, will begin flights to five new destinations in Latin America from its Hub of the Americas in Panama City, PanamaStarting in July the new destinations are:
Port of Spain Trinidad & Tobago Daily July 7
Manaus Brazil Daily July 15
Santiago de los Caballeros Dominican Republic Daily July 15
Montevideo Uruguay 5 times per week Aug. 15
San Pedro Sula Honduras Daily Nov. 13
“These new routes are part of Copa Airlines’ regional expansion and consolidation plan, which provides our customers a greater number of travel options and convenient connections through our Hub of the Americas in Panama,” said Jorge Garcia, Commercial Vice President, Copa Airlines. “Our new flights contribute to the growth of commerce and tourism in these important cities.”
As part of its expansion plan, Copa Airlines this year will receive two new Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft and four new Embraer 190AR aircraft. Copa will operate the Montevideo route with Boeing 737 NG aircraft, and will utilize the Embraer 190AR aircraft on the flights to Manaos, Santiago and Port of Spain. The Brazilian-made Embraer aircraft seats 94 passengers, with 10 in Clase Ejecutiva (Business Class) and 84 in tourist class. These modern aircraft are equipped with high-tech features such as “winglets,” efficient and powerful GE CF34-10E engines, and Honeywell Corporation aviation equipment.