Articles Tagged ‘Copa’

Copa or gold? Panama's hub of the Americas

Copa or gold? Panama’s hub of the Americas

Copa Airlines operates its hub of the Americas in Panama. Within a seven-hour radius lies all key areas of North and South America. What are the numbers behind Copa’s five key traffic flows? How many waves does it have a day and when?  And crucially, will it continue to remain steadfast to its core?

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Due to the US economic embargo on Cuba which has lasted for nearly 50 years, there are no scheduled flights between the two nations. So which nation is the top country market?

Copa launches new route from Panama to Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon

Copa launches new route from Panama to Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon

Copa starts twice-weekly services from its Panama hub to Iquitos in the Peruvian amazon.


Colombia's domestic traffic up 40%; US 35% of international market; Avianca leading airline but Aires growing fast

Colombia’s domestic traffic up 40%; US 35% of international market; Avianca leading airline but Aires growing fast

Colombia’s domestic market is booming, though international traffic has been the driver of airport growth in recent years. Which are the biggest airports, major carriers and leading international destinations? Which have been growing fastest?

Copa Airlines grows 150% in five years; US market leads; where will all the new planes go?

Copa Airlines grows 150% in five years; US market leads; where will all the new planes go?

Panama-based Copa has exploited its location in Central America to create an impressive hub-and-spoke network. How fast is it growing and what are its leading country markets? Where might its next new routes be to?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 27 June – Friday 3 July):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week we counted over 80 new routes launches including 18 from Ryanair. But there are also new routes from the likes of Aeroflot, AirAsia X, airBaltic, Andalus, clickair, Continental, Danubewings, Delta/Northwest, easyJet, firefly, flybe, Mahan Air, Norwegian, Southwest, Tiger Airways, Transaero, US Airways, Volaris, Widerøe, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 13 December – Friday 19 December)

nl121208-farwatch120.jpgA very busy week as many airlines launched new routes aimed at the winter leisure market, whether it be skiing in Europe or sunshine in the US. We tracked almost 50 new routes that started this week operated by 24 different airlines including: airBaltic, Arik Air, British Airways, Copa, easyJet, Emirates, jetBlue, Ryanair, SAS, Singapore Airlines, TACA, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, WestJet and Wizz Air.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 16 August – Friday 22 August 2008)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefSix new routes that started this week from six different airlines, plus an update on one that was supposed to start this week but has been delayed.

Copa Airlines exploits location to develop hugely profitable Central American hub-and-spoke network

Copa Airlines exploits location to develop hugely profitable Central American hub-and-spoke networkWith profit margins rivalling those of LCC legends Ryanair and Air Asia, Panama’s Copa Air has established quite a reputation. Serving 40 destinations in 20 countries the US and Colombia are its two biggest markets. Where is it off to next?