Today Mayor Landrieu will join the New Orleans Aviation Board to introduce a new international airline offering service from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Copa Airlines will be this new airline. It will offer 4x a week service to Panama City , Panama. This will be the first scheduled nonstop to Central America in 10 years, and the first to Panama in 30 years! Service is scheduled to begin in late June. Flights are already bookable on the website.
“Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A., (NYSE: CPA), operating as Copa Airlines, is an airline based in Panama City, Panama, and serves as Panama’s flag carrier. Its main base of operations is Tocumen International Airport, and in 2013 the airline carried 11.345 million passengers on more than 326 daily scheduled flights to 69 destinations in 30 countries in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Copa is a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. as well as a member of the Star Alliance.”