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Panama’s Copa Airlines Just Paid $6.6 Billion for New Planes

 Above: a Boeing 737 MAX By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean Basin’s leading carriers is getting bigger. Panama-based Copa Airlines recently agreed with Boeing on the purchase of 61 new 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft. The …

Copa to Launch New Orleans-Panama Flights

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There will soon be a new source market for one of the Caribbean Basin’s largest hubs, Panama. Copa Airlines announced Thursday that it would be launching nonstop service four times a week …

Copa Begins New Cuba Flights

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has launched new flights between Panama and Santa Clara, Cuba, the carrier announced. Santa Clara is the carrier’s second location in Cuba. “People who love nature, idyllic beaches and …

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 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is expanding service to Brazil. The carrier announced that it would be offering a daily nonstop flight between Panama City and the Brazilian city of Campinas. The new …

 Above: a Copa Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has signed a letter of intent agreeing to lease three new planes, the Panama-based carrier announced this week. The company will lease three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, it …

 Above: Copa’s hub in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is adding a new flight to Cuba, the company announced. The company will be adding twice-weekly direct flight from Panama City to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. Cayo …

 Above: a WinAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Winair is adding new round-trip connections for passengers traveling from St Maarten to the British Virgin Islands on Panamanian airline Copa. The flights will provide roundtrip connections to …

 Above: a Boeing Next Generation plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines will be launching service to Guyana, the carrier announced this week. The airline will begin twice-weekly flights between Panama City and Georgetown beginning July 11, it …

 Above: a COPA plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based air carrier COPA will be doubling its services from four to eight weekly flights to Jamaica for the winter season, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill. McNeill was …

 Above: Martelly with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly arrived in Panama Sunday night for talks with President Ricardo Martinelli, following his visit to Caracas this weekend. The visit for Martelly aims to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carriers LIAT and COPA Airlines are partnering with government of Barbados, the Cuban Embassy and Caribbean Publishers, Inc to move books to Cuba for a major cultural show. LIAT’s cargo aircraft will transport the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first direct commercial flight by COPA Airways to Jamaica arrived in Montego Bay this weekend, bringing approximately 150 passengers from Panama’s Tocumen International Airport. The flight is part of a new twice-weekly service between …

 Barbados and Panama are “on the verge” of cementing air links between the two countries, according to Industry Minister Denis Kellman. Kellman was speaking at the official opening ceremony of Barbados’ trade mission in Panama. The Minister said officials had …