Copa to add 4 flights to the Asuncion-Panama route

The Panamanian airline Copa will increase its flights between Paraguay and Panama from January 4.

Copa will have 18 flights a week, instead of the 14 it has right now, in preparation for the beginning of the high season 2017, which starts in the Panamanian summer, explained executives of the airline.

The airline which has been voted as the safest airline in the world, continues being the one that leads the list with the greatest occupation. It obtained a 92% occupation in all its operations during the first 10 months of this year, according to the recent report released by the Department of Civil Aviation Statistics (DEAC).

Copa will have 18 flights a week, instead of the 14 it has right now in the Asuncion-Panama routeIn addition, Copa Airlines had already moved more than 150,000 passengers on the Asuncion-Panama route up to October. The Panamanian airline arrived in Paraguay in December 2011 to connect the Paraguayan capital with the world, initially with four flights a week with Boeing 737-700 aircraft.

Currently, Copa Airlines operates an average of 315 daily outbound and inbound flights through its Hub of the Americas at Tocumen International Airport, which is the airport with most international flights in Latin America.

The airline also has a punctuality index of 91.69%, which recently earned it recognition as “The most punctual airline in Latin America” and the second in the world by Official Airline Guide (OAG) London. It also flies to 74 destinations in 31 countries in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean.

The airline maintains a strategic alliance with the United Airlines. Its main hub is Tocumen International Airport and its largest regional focus is the Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica, offering flights every two hours from its Panama hub.

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