Copa Airlines took delivery on August 9th of a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, increasing its fleet to 33 aircraft. Copa’s fleet now consists of 25 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft and eight EMBRAER 190s. The Boeing 737-800 is the largest airplane in Copa’s fleet, configured for 155 passengers—14 in Executive Class and 141 in the main cabin.
The comfortable aircraft has a spacious interior, large overhead luggage compartments, seats with adjustable headrests, and a 12-channel audio/video entertainment system.
Copa will operate the Boeing aircraft on long-distance routes between its Hub of the Americas in Panama and various Latin American and U.S. destinations.
“The Boeing 737 gives us the ability to continue expanding our route network with more long-range nonstop flights from our Hub of the Americas in Panama,” said Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines.
Between June and August, Copa is also taking delivery of three EMBRAER-190s, part of the airline’s fleet-expansion plan.
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, Panama.