Articles Tagged ‘Panama City’

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?

Copa Airlines nearly quadruples in size from Panama City since 2006; six routes gained and two dropped in past year

Copa Airlines nearly quadruples in size from Panama City since 2006; six routes gained and two dropped in past year

During the past 12 months Copa Airlines has linked Panama’s capital city to Belize City, Chiclayo, Holguin, Rosario, San Francisco and Villahermosa. However, not all of last year’s destinations have made it onto 2016’s route map. See what routes have been cut and find out the most popular routes from Panama City for the Star […]

Panama City has even more business from Copa Airlines; new Avianca adds capacity

Panama City has even more business from Copa Airlines; new Avianca adds capacity

Copa Airlines’ sleek hub operation in Panama City has become a textbook example for network planners. anna.aero examines how the airport compares with other aspiring hubs in the region.


New Star Alliance member Copa Airlines grows capacity by 30% this summer; 11 new routes launched since December

New Star Alliance member Copa Airlines grows capacity by 30% this summer; 11 new routes launched since December

One of the world’s most consistently profitable airlines has officially joined the Star Alliance. How big is the airline’s fleet and how fast is it growing? How dominant is the airline at Panama City and which new routes has the airline launched from the airport during the last 12 months?

Panama: the one airport – one airline set up

Panama: the one airport – one airline set up

With Spanair’s demise, Star Alliance might have lost its footing in Spain, but its Americas network is soon to be strengthened by Panama’s Copa joining in. But just how dominant is the flag carrier at its Hub Americas in Panama City? How big is the European market out of Panama and which alliance does not […]

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?


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?