Copa Airlines celebrates arrival of its 100th airplane

Copa Airlines celebrates arrival of its 100th airplane

PANAMA CITY — Copa Airlines, a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., and a member of Star Alliance global airline network, this week celebrated an important milestone in the history of the airline and of Panama – the arrival of the 100th aircraft in its modern fleet, a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 Next Generation, with seating for 16 passengers in Business Class and 144 in the main cabin.

“We are proud to celebrate this historic achievement for our company and for the country – a result of the efforts of our more than 9,000 dedicated coworkers, and the support of our customers, suppliers, partners and government entities,” said Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines. “This aircraft symbolizes our airline’s steady growth during its 68-year history, as well as the strengthening of Panama’s connectivity with the world and its reputation as a major logistics and tourism centre, all of which translate to better opportunities for development for the country and for all Panamanians.”