Copa Airlines New Routes, New Planes for 2013

By Jesse Sokolow on 26 January 2013
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Copa Airlines has announced its plans for the coming year.  These include an increase in flights to three of its key destinations, an expansion of its fleet, and the addition of new service between Panama and Boston.

Beginning in July 2013, the airline will increase its flight frequencies between Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama, and Orlando, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  To Orlando, flights will increase from three to four daily flights; to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, flights will also increase from three to four daily flights; and to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, daily flights will increase from one to two.

Copa will also take delivery of seven new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft in 2013.  The additional aircraft, which will be outfitted with the Boeing Sky Interior design, will bring the airline’s fleet total to 90.

Copa will also begin daily flights to Boston on July 10 of this year, making the city its eighth North American destination.  The airline will be the first to offer connections between Boston and Central and South America via Panama.

Finally, the airline plans to open its fourth Copa Club in Central America, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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