Colombian airline to open Central American routes

Satena, an airline owned by the Colombian armed forces, announced plans to launch routes to Central America, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica within two months.

Monday, June 30, 2008

The airline's president, General Héctor Campo, said the new routes formed part of an expansion plan for Satena, which currently accounts for 10 percent of Colombia's air traffic.
Campo said Satena has no plans at the moment to raise fares in order to compensate for higher fuel costs.

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Low Cost Flights Come to Central America

December 2016

The beginning of operations of several regional airlines in the moderately priced sector is auspicious for trade, and in particular tourism.


The launch in San Jose this week of the ultra low cost airline Volaris Costa Rica, with a presence in Mexico, the United States and Central America, who will begin operating next month with a San Jose, Costa Rica -Guatemala City (Guatemala) route, confirms how activated the business of commercial aviation in Central America has become.

Direct Flight San Pedro Sula - Panama

October 2012

Copa Airlines has launched direct flights between San Pedro Sula and the capital of Panama, with connections to Colombia.

According to Elisa Brenes, regional manager for Central America for Copa, said: "This new route will open the doors for national tourism and will provide an opportunity to attract business to Honduras, further supporting trade and tourism in the region.

Aero Republica Operating Under Copa Colombia

October 2010

Copa Holdings announced that effective today, the Colombian airline Aero will operate under the name Copa Airlines Colombia.

The new name will integrate destinations, routes and services currently offered by Copa Airlines and Aero Republica. Among the benefits it will have access to the Hub of the Americas in Panama, which connects over 45 destinations worldwide through more than 160 daily flights to North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

Taca and Avianca join regional routes

June 2008

The airlines Taca and Avianca have broadened their operations agreement with a shared code, in effect since June 13, that will facilitate flights to several continental destinations.

According to a press release issued by the two airlines, the plan will facilitate the flights of more than 50,000 passengers with destinations in Central America, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia.

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