A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Panama City for Copa Airlines’ inaugural flight to Denver on 11 December. By launching services to the Mile High City, Copa now serves 13 destinations in the US.
- Copa Airlines commenced flights to Colorado on 11 December, the day of the airline’s first service between Panama City (PTY) and Denver (DEN). The Star Alliance member will offer four weekly flights on the 4,239-kilometre sector using its 737-800s, with the route facing no direct competition. With the launch of flights to Denver, Copa now serves 13 destinations in the US, with it already having a presence at Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York JFK, Orlando, San Francisco, Tampa and Washington Dulles. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Copa carried 2,282,022 passengers to/from the US in 2016, while for the first five months of 2017 it has transported 970,692, up 7.1% when compared to the first five months of last year. See how Denver Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.