Articles Tagged ‘PTY’

Manaus sees Azul replace Gol as top carrier as capacity rises 25%

Manaus sees Azul replace Gol as top carrier as capacity rises 25%

Manaus was on track to have four million seats again before coronavirus hit. It now has 23 routes, with Azul #1 – operating A330s to Caravans.

Latest route launches (8 - 13 January)

Latest route launches (8 – 13 January)

Air India launches Bangalore to San Francisco, Star Air commences Tirupati to Kalaburagi, and more.

Tampa welcomes back Copa from Panama City; daily from end May

Tampa welcomes back Copa from Panama City; daily from end May

Copa resumed Tampa to Panama City on 8 January. In 2019, 78% of passengers connected over the Panama airport, with Colombia the top country market.


Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

68% of Turkish Airlines’ Bogota and Panama City traffic connected over Istanbul, but where? This route will operate four-weekly from January.

Copa Airlines calls into Paramaribo

Copa Airlines calls into Paramaribo

Copa Airlines launches a twice weekly service between Panama City and Paramaribo.

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.

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines launches flights from Orlando to seven destinations – six already flown to by other airlines.

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!!