Copa Could Suspend Valencia - Panama Flight

Copa Airlines would suspend services between Panama and Valencia beginning March 1 if the Venezuelan government does not renew its license.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Roberto González Jiménez wrote in "The Venezuelan Ambassador in Panama, Jorge Luis Durán Centeno, confirmed to La Prensa that the National Institute of Civil Aviation is reviewing the temporary licenses and will decide whether or not to maintain the route. 'It has been noticed that the largest influx of passengers is from Venezuela to Panama. If there were a balance both ways, the route would have a social and touristic justification.'"

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Venezuela Copa Reduces Frequencies

July 2014

The airline will be reducing the number of daily flights between Caracas and Panama from three to two and eliminating the daily frequency from Caracas to Medellin, among other changes.

The difficulties faced by airlines in managing payments for ticket sales in dollars through the Venezuelan currency system has led several companies to reduce their frequencies, as is the case for Panama's Copa Airlines.

Costa Rica-Venezuela Avianca Flights Temporarily Suspended

March 2014

The airline announced that as of April 7 it will not fly between the cities of San Jose and Caracas.

Avianca announced that from April 7 it will temporarily stop making flights from San Jose to Caracas and vice versa. The decision was taken in order to make adjustments to the capacity of traffic volumes on this route.

AviancaTaca Cancels Direct Flights to Costa Rica

May 2013

The tourism industry warns of the damage that could be caused by the lack of nonstop flight connections to cities like New York, Los Angeles, Havana, Guayaquil and Quito.

A statement from the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR) reads:

Cancellation of Avianca-Taca direct flights is disrespectful to Costa Rica

Mexicana Cancels Flight to Guatemala

August 2010

The struggling airline has stopped operating one of its three flights between Mexico and Guatemala City.

The flight 377-376 operated three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

"Sergio Armado Sierra, general manager of Guatemala City's La Aurora airport stated that Mexicana's operation of the remaining flights is unchanged," reports

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