Panama conectividad

Panama continues to enhance its connectivity

With information from SNIP Noticias

Turkish Airlines announced that it will increase operations to and from Panama starting today, going from 5 weekly flights to a daily frequency, which confirms the airline’s confidence in the Panamanian market and its great growth potential as a business and tourism destination. in Latin America.

They indicated that the flights are operated by Boeing 787-900 «Dreamliner» aircraft, with a capacity of 300 passengers, configured: 30 in business class and 270 in economy class, considered one of the most advanced aircraft due to its fuel efficiency and maximum flexibility .

Raffoul Arab, general manager of the Tocumen International Airport, explained that this decision by Turkish Airlines allows the continuation of the reactivation of the tourism sector and the airline industry.

«Gracias al control en el manejo de la pandemia y la aplicación de estrictos protocolos sanitarios, sumado a la vacunación masiva han resultado fundamentales para que Panamá sea referente a nivel global, permitiendo restaurar la confianza del viajero, el incremento en las frecuencias y el retorno de más aerolíneas a nuestro país» dijo Arab.

Anunciaron también que los pasajeros de Turkish Airlines y la panameña Copa Airlines tendrán acceso a los beneficios de Star Alliance, red global de la que ambas son miembros, con conexiones rápidas y eficientes a través del Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen, que conecta mejor al continente americano, y el hub de Turkish ubicado en la histórica ciudad de Estambul, puente que enlaza el Oriente con Occidente.

Following the suspension of international flight arrivals and departures in March 2020, Turkish Airlines resumed operations to and from Panama on November 1, 2020 with two weekly flights; Later, as of July 12, 2021, it increased to 5 services per week Istanbul-Bogota-Panama-Istanbul.

From January to September of this year, a total of 28,786 passengers have been mobilized through the Tocumen International Airport between Panama and Turkey.


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