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Copa Airlines increases service to Curaçao

Panama, June 12, 2018 – Copa Airlines, a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. {NYSE: CPA} and a member of the global Star Alliance network, will operate daily flights between Curaçao and Panama City as of July 17, 2018, offering its passengers more flight options, with convenient schedules and greater connectivity with the rest of the continent.

Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron said, “We are constantly seeking opportunities to offer our passengers more flight options. This dedication to service led us to evaluate every route and examine the possibility of increasing flight frequency. We see potential in this market as demand has increased over this past year.”

Passengers traveling between Panama and Curaçao will now enjoy more convenient, flexible schedules starting July 17. Copa Airlines will operate daily flights from Panama to Curaçao, departing at 9:13 am and arriving at 12:18 pm (local time), and from Curaçao to Panama, departing at 1:18 pm and arriving at 2:30 pm (local time).

“With these new flights in the Americas and the Caribbean,” Heilbron added, “passengers who want to visit these important tourist destinations will find that they have more seats and more dates to choose from. Thanks to the connectivity that we offer through the Hub of the Americas, there’s no question that this expanded service will encourage more economic activity, as well as stronger business and trade ties between Curaçao and the rest of the Americas.”

According to Curaçao’s tourism representative Andre Rojer, “These additional flights will provide tourists from the continent more chances to experience Curaçao. With our sublimely beautiful beaches, picturesque scenery, and tropical weather, Curaçao is the perfect destination for the whole family to relax. Undoubtedly, this is an opportunity to exalt the virtues of our country brand.”

Copa Airlines currently operates an average of 350 daily flights through the Hub of the Americas, founded in 1992 and located at the Tocumen International Airport. Thanks to Copa’s extensive network of routes, Tocumen is considered the airport with the most international destinations in Latin America. In addition, Copa was recognized in the last five years by FlightStats as “The most on-time airline in Latin America”, and by the Official Airline Guide of London as “The fourth most on-time airline in the world” and the “most on-time in Latin America”.

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