Aero Expo attracts buyers

Uno de los jets ejecutivos en el show.

Aero Expo Panama Pacifico 2016 (AEPP 2016) took place on April 21 and 22 at the Panama Pacifico International Airport. The main objectives of this event were to promote general and executive aviation (helicopters and aircraft) and to present Panama as a regional hub for this industry, as well as offering new markets for regional businesses, attract foreign investors who can provide new services and create opportunities for employment in the region. AEPP was designed […]

Plus Ultra will fly to Latin America

Un avión chárter a Panamá.

Plus Ultra Airlines has teamed up with Aquatravel, a travel wholesaler based in Valencia, Spain, for charter flights to several Latin American destinations, the airline reported in a statement.

The Valencia wholesale agreement will enable the airline, founded by former Director General of Air Madrid, Julio Martinez, to fly weekly to Cayo Santa Maria and Holguin, two Cuban destinations where no other Spanish company currently operates.

Thanks to the agreement between the two companies, passengers […]

Hub of the Americas on growth pattern

El centro de vuelos de las Américas crece

Panama is attracting airlines from all over the world due to the incentives the Government offers to those companies that link up with the Hub of the Americas of the Panamanian Aviation Company (Compañía Panameña de Aviación -COPA).

This has increased interest in the country as a travel destination.

Without a doubt, the airlines offer alternatives to those travelers who do not want to go to the United States to take flights to Europe or […]

Emirates to strengthen ties with Latin America

Emirates to strengthen ties with Latin America

During the last edition of the Summit of senior executives from Emirates airline, they received a high level delegation from Central America and Latin America as part of an official visit to the headquarters of Emirates in Dubai.

The airline, which will begin daily flights to and from Panama, now seeks to examine opportunities of mutual benefit, improve relations and further stimulate the flow of commercial traffic and tourism between Dubai and Panama, as well […]

The third largest Spanish airline is flying to Panama

Air Europa llega a Panamá para transportar pasajeros a cruceros

Air Europa, Spain’s third largest airline, started operations on Friday, December 4, with charter flights from Barajas International Airport, Madrid, to Tocumen International Airport, in Panama City. The flights will arrive on Friday at midday and will depart the following Friday at 2 pm. There will be a total of 16 flights until March 2016, with the possibility of becoming a regular frequency, depending on the demand.

This route will take passengers to Colón where […]

Tocumen airport raises departure tax

With an increase of the departure tax to $50.00 from January, 2016, Panama City will have the highest tax in Central America. It is followed by El Salvador, $40.27; Honduras, $39.72; Guatemala $30.00 and Costa Rica, $29.00.

Tocumen International Airport authorities indicate that this increase will improve the cash flow of the terminal, a key point as it makes a bond issue for $625 million to finance the current expansion project. Tocumen informed the Panama […]

Tocumen cargo area to have new Customs control

From this month access to the cargo area of the Tocumen International Airport will have a new Customs checkpoint.

The Customs Authority (ANA) says it will improve not only the security of the area, but control of entry and exit to the airport grounds.

The new checkpoint is located in front of the suburb of Victoriano Lorenzo in the district of Tocumen, about 500 meters from the Community Board center. Although the ANA is in […]