All Panama articles

  • News

    Copa expedites E190 retirements as it eagerly awaits Max return


    Copa Airlines will be phasing out its Embraer E190 aircraft and moving to a Boeing-only fleet faster than originally expected, while eagerly awaiting the Boeing 737 Max’s return to service, the Panama-based carrier tells analysts in the airline’s quarterly earnings call.

  • News

    Copa mandates MUFG for JOLCO funding


    Copa Airlines will fund eight Boeing narrowbodies delivering this year with Japanese operating leases with call option.

  • Pedro Heilbron Copa

    INTERVIEW: Pedro Heilbron, chief executive, Copa Airlines


    Copa Airlines chief executive Pedro Heilbron is somewhat of an anomaly in the airline sector. While other airline leaders have come and gone through industry consolidation, geopolitical challenges and global economic downturns, Heilbron has remained at the helm of Copa for 30 years, steering what is arguably the most consistently ...

  • News

    ​Panama bans Venezuelan airlines


    The Panamanian government has responded to Venezuela’s prohibition to prohibit Copa Airlines from serving destinations in the South American country by banning all Venezuelan airlines from serving Panama.

  • Luis Felipe ALTA

    INTERVIEW: Luis Felipe de Oliveira, executive director, ALTA


    The new executive director of ALTA, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, is promising to give the association a stronger focus on collaboration between the region's stakeholders – aided by the setting up of a new office in Panama.