Panama has Latin America’s best transport infrastructure, while Haiti has the worst, according to a new ranking from Latinvex, an online publication specializing in Latin American business.
The ranking is the most extensive of its kind and looks at 17 key factors that measure a country’s transport infrastructure quality: Quality of ports, air transport, railway and roads; cost, time and documents required to export and import containers; efficiency of Customs and border management clearance, ease [...]
Coclé province now has its own international airport, known as the Scarlett Martinez Airport in Rio Hato. It was officially inaugurated on November 13 and is part of the Government’s efforts to improve Panama’s connectivity. This is the third terminal, apart from Tocumen able to handle international flights.
The Scarlett Martinez Airport was refurbished at a cost of over $53 million and includes the rehabilitation of a runway, a terminal building, control tower, meteorological observatory [...]
A press release from the Presidency of Panama has announced that, in the framework of the XXIII Ibero-American Summit, Panama and Portugal signed a new bilateral air services agreement, a product of the debates that were “held in a cordial atmosphere between delegations of the two countries”.
According to the document, it was signed by the Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Portugal, Manuel Samuel, and the director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Panama, [...]
In September 2013, United Airlines (UAL) consolidated traffic (expressed as revenue/passenger miles) increased 1.0 percent and consolidated capacity (expressed as available seat miles) increased 0.2 percent compared to the September 2012 results.
In September 2013 the consolidated occupancy factor increased 0.6 points compared to September 2012.
It is estimated that revenue per available passenger seat mile (PRASM) consolidated corresponding to the main operations of the company in August 2013, and are approximately equal to those [...]
The newly refurbished Enrique A. Jimenez Airport, in the Atlantic-side Colon province, was inaugurated on Friday August 30 by President Ricardo Martinelli. The works had a cost of $58 million and were carried out by the construction company Meco S.A, allowing landing by Boeing 757-200 aircraft with a capacity of 228 passengers.
The new airport, which was elevated to the international category, will be operated by Tocumen S.A.
It has modern finishings in the terminal [...]