TORONTO — Copa Airlines has resumed service from Toronto to 11 destinations in eight countries in the Americas, with up to three weekly flights, all via Panama.
The airline will initially operate up to three weekly flights connecting Pearson International Airport to Panama City; Santiago, Montevideo; Brasilia, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro; Bogota; Santo Domingo in the D.R.; Guayaquil and Quito; Buenos Aires; and Lima.
Entry to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay will only be allowed for nationals and residents that comply with the requirements determined by the local health authorities.
“The opportunity of connecting Toronto again through our ‘Hub of the Americas’ gives us a lot of optimism,” said Fernando Fondevila, Commercial Regional Manager North America, Copa Airlines. “These flights will allow Copa Airlines to serve thousands of passengers who wish to return to their homes, reunite with their families, visit their favourite vacation destinations, attend to health issues, important meetings, family or professional matters.
Fondevila said Copa Airlines is “committed to the economic and tourism development of the countries we operate, and we will continue to focus on gradually reestablishing the vital connectivity we offered before the pandemic.”
Flight CM 471 will initially operate up to three weekly flights from Toronto, departing at 12:05 p.m. and arriving in Panama at 4:31 p.m. (local time). The return flight, CM 470, will depart PTY 6:06 p.m. arriving Toronto at 12:35 AM +1 (local time). Copa Airlines will operate this flight on a Boeing 737-800 NG with capacity for 16 in business class and 144 in the main cabin.
Passengers with a valid Copa Airlines ticket purchased before Sept. 1, 2020 can request changes without penalty charges. For tickets purchased after September 1, 2020, charges may apply.
All passengers must comply with the immigration and health requirements determined by the airline, and the Panamanian and the destination’s authorities. To learn more about these measures and additional information, agents can check out copa.com.