Copa Announces 2011 Expansion Plans

Starting June 2011 it will open three new destinations to the cities of Toronto, Canada; Porto Alegre, Brazil and to Nassau, Bahamas.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, SA {NYSE: CPA} announced that from June 2011, in order to offer more options to passengers, it will increase daily flight frequencies to various countries in its extensive route network, it will offer more convenient schedules and will open three new destinations to the cities of Toronto, Porto Alegre and Nassau.

"With the opening of these new destinations and increased frequencies from our Hub of the Americas in Panama City, Copa Airlines continues to expand coverage and reaffirming its leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean, offering more international destinations than any another hub in Latin America," stated Pedro Heilbron, president of the airline.

Heilbron also said, "The Hub of the Americas remains the most effective and convenient connection in the continent and the increase in frequencies of our flights will allow us to significantly improve daily arrival and departure schedules, so to continue to offer better connectivity and more options as well as frequent flights and connections throughout the day - even up to six connecting flight options for some markets."

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Copa Airlines Announces Expansion Plans

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The airline has announced the start of services to four cities this month and three new destinations from December.


A press release by Copa Airlines reads:

Copa Airlines announces expansion plans beginning on June 15 when it will launch a service to four cities and add three new destinations

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