Copa Airlines

Copa Airlines was founded in 1947. Its Hub of the Americas®, strategically located at the Tocumen International Airport in epicentric Panama, offers more destinations and frequencies than any other hub in Latin America, establishing it as the most efficient airport in the region.

In 2005, this subsidiary of Copa Holdings S.A., began trading on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming the third Latin American airline to be listed on this important financial center. Also in that year, Copa acquired Aero Republica, then-Colombia’s second-largest carrier, and in 2010 it changed AeroRepublica’s brand name to Copa Airlines Colombia.

Today, Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia, are leading Latin American providers of passenger and cargo services, offering flights to 69 destinations in 30 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Copa operates one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, consisting of 90 aircrafts: 64 Boeing 737NG Next Generation and 26 Embraer-190s and continuously boasts an on-time performance of around 90 percent, among the best in the world. Prestigious organizations have recognized Copa Airlines for its sustained operational excellence, receiving in 2013, 2 Skytrax awards for “Best Airline in Central America and the Caribbean” and “Best Staff Service in Central America and the Caribbean”. Copa’s loyalty program, United’s MileagePlus, has been selected several times as the world’s Best Frequent Flyer Program by Global Traveler magazine. For more information, visit In 2010, Copa Airlines starts flying to the island of St. Maarten and announces that Aero Republica will operate under Copa Airlines Colombia brand name. In addition, Copa Airlines communicates that it is in the process of joining the Star Alliance. Prestigious organizations have recognized Copa Airlines for its hard work and continual development. The latest award given was the 2012 Airline Business Strategy Award “Regional Leadership”. For information, visit

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