Copa Airlines News

Copa Airlines reaches fleet milestone with Boeing delivery

Copa Airlines reaches fleet milestone with Boeing delivery

24th Nov 2015 Airline News

Copa Airlines has taken delivery of the 100th airplane to join its fleet, a Boeing 737-800 decorated with a special decal celebrating the airline achieving this important milestone. The airplane, leased from SMBC Aviation Capital, flew from Seattle to its Panama City home base, where it was welcomed by a special ceremony.

US president Obama oversees $6bn Boeing-Copa aircraft order

US president Obama oversees $6bn Boeing-Copa aircraft order

Panama president Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez and United States president Barack Obama have witnessed a historic agreement in which Copa Airlines and Boeing announced an order for 61 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 airplanes. The order, valued at $6.6 billion at list prices, is the largest commercial transaction ever between a Panamanian and a US-based company. The signing ceremony took place in Panama City as leaders from throughout the Western hemisphere gathered for the seventh Summit of the Americas.

Copa Airlines announces 2014 growth plans

Copa Airlines announces 2014 growth plans

25th Jan 2014 Airline News

Copa Airlines, today announced growth plans for the first half of 2014, which include the launch of new direct flights from Panama to: Montreal; Canada, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Georgetown, Guyana.  In addition, Copa will add aircraft to its fleet, for a 10 percent growth in capacity.

Copa Airlines orders split Scimitar Winglets

Copa Airlines orders split Scimitar Winglets

Aviation Partners Boeing has announced the order of up to 100 Split Scimitar Winglet Systems for Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft by Copa Holdings. This program is the culmination of a five year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all new Split Scimitar Winglet.

Copa Airlines signs full content distribution agreement with Travelport

Copa Airlines signs full content distribution agreement with Travelport

9th Jan 2013 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, operating both the Galileo and Worldspan platforms, today announces details of a new global full content agreement with Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. The new multi-year agreement secures access to the airline’s full range of published fares and inventory for all Travelport-connected travel agents, corporate customers and online agencies worldwide booking through Galileo and Worldspan, with immediate effect.

Sabre signs full content deal with Copa Airlines

Sabre signs full content deal with Copa Airlines

Sabre Travel Network has extended a multi-year agreement with Copa Airlines to distribute its full-content to travel agencies and corporations connected to the Sabre global distribution system. The new agreement assures Copa Airlines’ full content to more than 350,000 travel agencies using the Sabre Red Workspace software worldwide, as well as for hundreds of companies managing their travel programmes with Sabre BizSite and GetThere as online booking tools.

Copa Airlines has added Liberia

Copa Airlines has added Liberia

2nd Jul 2012 Airline News

Copa Airlines has added Liberia, in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, to its list of destinations with the launch of a new flight from Panama. The new Tocumen (Panama) – Liberia (Costa Rica) route operates on Sundays and Thursdays, departing Panama at 09:52 and arriving in Liberia at 10:23. 

Avianca, TACA Airlines and Copa Airlines join Star Alliance

Avianca, TACA Airlines and Copa Airlines join Star Alliance

23rd Jun 2012 Airline News

Star Alliance has welcomed Avianca, TACA Airlines and Copa Airlines as members, thereby cementing its presence in Latin America and adding close to 50 new airports to the network. The development means passengers will now be able to connect seamlessly through the Copa Airlines hubs in Panama City (Panama) and Bogota (Colombia) and the Avianca, TACA Airlines hubs in Bogota (Colombia), San Salvador (El Salvador), Lima (Peru) and San Jose (Costa Rica).