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Copa Airlines will resume regular flight operations at Brasilia International Airport on November 9th after the route has been blocked for almost eight months. The company’s last flight was on March 23rd.
The company returns to the federal capital weekly in November and now has three weekly departures in December. Panama Airport is one of the most important connecting hubs in Latin America. Several flights connect America. The flight time to Panama City is 6h10.
According to Christophe Didier, Vice President Global Sales at Copa Airlines, resuming flights in the city is of strategic importance for the company.
“Brasília is right in the heart of the country. Now our Brazilian customers have more of this opportunity to travel with us and learn about our biosecurity measures that help ensure a safe journey for everyone. We are very excited about this news, ”he said.
Copa Airlines currently connects its destinations in Brazil with Panama (Panama City and David), Mexico (Mexico City and Cancun), the United States (Miami, New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles and Orlando), Canada (Calgary, Montreal) , Toronto and Vancouver), Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo and Punta Cana), Ecuador (Quito and Guayaquil), Guatemala (Guatemala), Honduras (San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa), El Salvador (El Salvador), Puerto Rico (Santa Cruz) , Jamaica (Kingston and Montego Bay), among others, destinations added weekly to the regional network.
Inframerica has taken several preventive measures against Covid-19 and with the reopening of the international space, the measures are intensifying. On every international flight, the boarding room is carefully disinfected with hygiene items for the hygiene of intensive care units in hospitals. The entire room is signposted and warns passengers of social distance.
There are also spots with alcohol gel distributed throughout the passenger’s journey and the concessionaire’s civilian firefighters measure the temperature of those getting on and off in Brasilia.
“The countries are gradually opening their borders and we are resuming our international activities. However, we are attentive to the development and spread of Covid-19 in the regions where we operate flights, ”explains Roberto Luiz, Head of Aviation Business at Inframerica.
For senior management, the resumption of Copa Airlines for Brasília is very important and shows the company’s confidence in Brazilian protocols and the relevance of the destination to the company.
“Copa Airlines has been operating in Brasilia for almost ten years and has been a long-term partner. When the flight is resumed, we will reconnect the two main airports with this connection center function. The federal capital with connections to more than 46 cities (currently) and Panama with connections to more than 70 destinations in the world, ”he says.
To see the flights available in November and December, you can go to c opa.com to check all the itineraries and make your reservation. Copa Airlines also offers the reservation center or travel agents of your choice. Passengers with a valid Copa Airlines ticket can manage date changes with no change fee. All passengers must meet the requirements of the company and the health and immigration authorities of the destination country.
To find out more about these flights, Copa Airlines invites its passengers to log into copa.com or their official social media accounts.