March 15th, 2012:

Airlines wait for code to collect new tax

It is still unknown when the new airline passenger tax for using the Tocumen International Airport will begin.

Maurice Benaim, president of the Panamanian Airlines Association (ALAP), indicated that they are waiting for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to provide the code used by the airlines to collect this new tax.

“Generally, IATA takes between 45 and 60 days to analyze the issue and deliver a new airline code,” explained Benaim.

Last December the [...]