Articles Tagged ‘Copa Airlines’

Peru prospers from continued growth with 12% more seats flown in 2018; Chile overtakes US to become leading international market

Peru prospers from continued growth with 12% more seats flown in 2018; Chile overtakes US to become leading international market

There were 31.30 million two-way seats available on all flights serving Peru in 2018, an impressive 12% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines the country’s air service network trends over the past 10 years and identifies its leading airports, airlines and international country markets.

It's the battle of Asian, European and South America firefighters in the penultimate week of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

It’s the battle of Asian, European and South America firefighters in the penultimate week of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

In the closing stages of the 2018 Arch of Triumph battle, we have received three FTWAs from airports spanning three continents. With Delhi coming so close to toppling Lisbon from the top spot, a place it has held since May, has anyone managed to do it this week? Take a look to find out. 

Copa Airlines connects Panama City with two new destinations

Copa Airlines connects Panama City with two new destinations

Copa Airlines begins flights from Panama City to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and Salta in Argentina.


Passenger numbers in Chile grow 130% in 10 years; international sector growing twice as fast as domestic; LATAM Airlines holds 63% of market

Passenger numbers in Chile grow 130% in 10 years; international sector growing twice as fast as domestic; LATAM Airlines holds 63% of market

Chile has an aviation market which handled 22.32 million passengers in 2017, up from 9.71 million in 2009. LATAM Airlines flew 14.13 million passengers last year, while over 334,000 were transported by start-up carrier JetSMART. Jonathan Ford looks further into this nation’s growth and how carriers are reacting.

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

Salvador Bahia takes Route of the Week for Copa Airlines inaugural

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Salvador Bahia celebrating its Route of the Week win, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Wizz Air’s Budapest route announcement, while Pittsburgh heralds the first charter flight from Shanghai. More news also from Manchester and Leeds Bradford.


Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia in Brazil won last week’s Arch of Triumph award for the impressive aqua performance that it laid on for Copa Airlines’ inaugural flight from Panama City. See which airport this week has attempted to match the results of Salvador Bahia and tried to break into the top 10 FTWA leaderboard.

Second Brazilian airport makes top 10 leader board

Second Brazilian airport makes top 10 leader board

The 2018 Arch of Triumph leader board now sees two Brazilian FTWAs taking pride of place inside the top 10. What with three victorious baptisms from Lisbon too, Portuguese appears to be the winning language of water arches. Excelentes arcos de água!!

Copa Airlines cashes in with Salvador de Bahia service

Copa Airlines cashes in with Salvador de Bahia service

Copa Airlines adds year-round Salvador de Bahia service – becomes airport’s third Star Alliance carrier.


Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, starting with its first entry back in 2014, Stuttgart Airport has finally won its first ever weekly win in the Arch of Triumph competition. Airports from Africa, Caribbean, Europe and South America battle it out for new route marketing glory this week.

Copa Airlines adds two new routes from Panama City

Copa Airlines adds two new routes from Panama City

Copa Airlines launches services from its home base to Barbados and Fortaleza.

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay traffic climbs 30% between 2010 and 2017; traffic for first five months of 2018 up 6.5%; Southwest Airlines expanding fast

Montego Bay is the largest of the two international airports in Jamaica, handling 4.28 million passengers in 2017, up by one million when compared to 2010. Jonathan Ford investigates the recent spike in traffic from the airport to see which airlines and airports are advancing at a greater rate than others.