Air Europa will consolidate its presence in Central America with the launch of its new route to Panama in June.
At the same time, the carrier will offer passengers a codeshare option with Copa Airlines to travel on from Panama to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador or Guatemala.
The code share will come into effect on June 3rd, when Air Europa passengers will arrive in Panama on one of the airline’s Dreamliner aircraft, on the inaugural flight.
Under the agreement, Air Europa will operate daily codeshare flights between Panama and the cities of San José (Costa Rica), Managua (Nicaragua), San Salvador (El Salvador) and Guatemala City (Guatemala), offering passengers a quick, convenient connection to and from all these destinations.
Air Europa, will also offer Copa Airlines’ passengers arriving in Madrid excellent connecting flights to 23 domestic destinations and 15 in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Air Europa’s commercial director, Imanol Pérez said: “Our passengers now have the option to fly to new destinations in Latin America via the Hub of the Americas.
“In addition, Copa Airlines’ passengers, will now be able to fly to over 35 of our destinations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East via our Madrid Hub.”
Air Europa started operating in Central American two years ago with its maiden flight to Honduras.