COPA to implement new administrative charge

This new charge will cost $15 plus applicable tax (except in the case of Costa Rica where the tax does apply) per passenger and is non-refundable.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The charge will be added to all ticket sales and virtual MPD issued at the main ticket offices (CTO's) and Airports (ATO's), the airline company reported. It will be applied at the following points: Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Jamaica.
COPA also announce that the exemptions to the charge are as follows: passengers with Elite Pass and Skyteam. It also includes accompanying passengers in the same Passenger Name Record (PNR) and itinerary.

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New Copa Destination: Monterrey, Mexico

September 2011

Copa Airlines has announced a new nonstop flight between Monterrey and Panama, home to the Hub of the Americas.

From a press release by Copa Airlines:

With the opening of this new route to the capital of the Mexican state of Nuevo León, passengers from this city, for the first time, will be able to connect to multiple destinations in Latin America without having to make connections via the United States.

Copa Announces New Destination to St. Martin Island

September 2010

Copa Airlines has announced that from 18 December 2010 it will begin operating a direct route between Panama and the Caribbean island of St. Martin.

The new flight to St. Martin will depart Panama on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 12:22 pm and arrive at 4:17 pm. The return flight leaves the island on the same days at 5:30 pm, landing in Panama at 7:44 pm.

COPA has new Guatemala - Panama flight

October 2008

COPA airlines announce that it will increase by one its flights on the Guatemala-Panama route starting in December.

With this new service, Copa will be offering 49 weekly flights from Guatemala: two daily to Nicaragua, one to Costa Rica and four to Panama.
The manager of the airline in Guatemala, Rudy Keller, said that expansion plans for the country include the construction of a new VIP waiting room for its passengers at the La Aurora International Airport.

Copa Airlines to change charges for excess baggage

July 2008

Copa Airlines has a new system for charging for excess baggage that will go into effect for certain destinations on Sept. 1.

Weight and dimensions of allowed baggage will stay the same, but now the airline will charge more for passengers who exceed the maximums.
The airline says it will charge a single tariff for excess baggage for all of its destinations except for those in Brazil and the United States.

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