Panama: Howard airport betting on charter flights

Howard airport is moving forward with negotiations and is preparing its installations to position itself as an excellent destination for charter flights.

Friday, September 12, 2008


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"The hope is that we can start the service in full in 2009," reported Rosa Muñoz, director of the airport.
Howard
is currently a category 7 airport which acts as a complement to commercial aviation. Not only can it receive small aircraft but bigger ones also. The Boeing 747 that was used by the James Bond movie film crew was there.

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