Aviation

Tocumen builds an international waste plant

El Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen genera seis toneladas de basura por día.

Tocumen International Airport general manager, Joseph Fidanque Tercero, has broken ground for the construction of an International Waste Plant.

This plant has the capacity to technically and effectively handle the collection, selection and final disposal of organic and inorganic residues, liquids and non-dangerous substances that are left by aircraft which operate in that air terminal. The building of the project was given to the Spanish company, Oproler, at a cost of $3.5 million. They will […]

Copa to add 4 flights to the Asuncion-Panama route

Copa sumará 4 vuelos entre Asunción-Panamá

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 […]

Avianca Holdings studies three airline proposals

Avianca tiene problemas financieros.

Avianca Holdings are expected to make a decision on which foreign carrier investment package is best suited to its current and future needs following the submission of three proposals.

Quoting sources familiar with the proposed deal, The” New York Times” reports US-based hedge fund, Elliott Management, which is involved in the deal, received proposals from Panama’s Copa Airlines, United Airlines parent United Continental Holdings Inc, and Delta Air Lines, the latter two from the U.S.

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Iberia updates Madrid-Panama fleet

El Airbus A330-300.

Tocumen, S.A., the company that has managed the airport with the same name since 2003, has announced that Iberia is replacing its fleet of Airbus 340-300 craft on its Madrid-Panama route with the Airbus A330-300, the most modern craft of the Spanish airline. The Airbus A330-300 is a twin engine of wide fuselage, equipped with spacious cabins and armchairs that can be transformed into beds of two meters in length, with direct access to the […]

Tocumen meets security standards

El loby del Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen.

The US agency, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), found that Tocumen International Airport and aircraft operators flying between that nation and Panama complied with all the safety standards.

Last September a TSA team visited the premises of Tocumen S.A., the company that has managed the terminal since 2003, to check the airport and confirm that the security controls put in place are appropriate.

According to the source, the technical visit is part of an ongoing security […]

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 […]