Copa expands Embraer 190 fleet

Copa Airlines has taken delivery of its eighth
EMBRAER-190, bringing its fleet total to 32 aircraft.The airline is
scheduled to receive five additional aircraft for the remainder of 2007—
three EMBRAER-190’s and two Boeing 737-800’s.
  “We continue to grow and modernize our fleet, always focusing on our
passengers’ comfort and convenience. These new aircraft are key to our
growth strategy, allowing us to continually expand our network by offering
more frequencies and new destinations,” said Copa Airlines CEO Pedro
  The EMBRAER-190 is equipped with advanced engineering design elements,
including winglets and high-performance General Electric CF34-10E5 engines.
  The aircraft is configured with 10 seats in Clase Ejecutiva (Business
Class) and 84 seats in economy class, which has two seats on each side of
the aisle and no middle seat.
  Copa Airlines currently provides service to 39 destinations in 21
countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean through its
Hub of the Americas based in Panama City. From the United States, service
includes nonstop flights to Panama City and connections from five cities:
three times daily from Miami, daily from New York City, Los Angeles and
Washington, D.C., and 10 times a week from Orlando.