Copa Flights

Copa Airlines

Copa Airlines, officially known as, ‘Compania Panmena de Aviacion, S.A.’ is the flag carrier of Panama. The headquarter is at Panama City, Panama and the main flight hub is at Panama City Tocumen International Airport. The airline operates over 300 flights daily to 31 countries. The Airlines has been a member of Star Alliance since 1998. When founded in 1947, Copa flew both international and domestic destinations, today it solely flies International destinations with one single domestic route.  The airline employs over 9000 personnel and is considered amongst the fastest growing companies in Panama.

Copa Airlines was recognised as the leading airline in Mexico and central America at the 2014 world travel awards. It also posted over 90% in punctuality.


The Copa Airlines fleet consists of 11 Boeing 737-700s, of which 4 are operated by Copa Airlines, Colombia. The airlines have 66 Boeing 737-800s and 12 Embraer 190s. To meet demand, Copa Airlines has ordered 61 Boeing 737 Maxes.

Copa Airlines’ Domestic Destinations:

The only domestic destination Copa Airlines serves is David in the west of the country. Copa Airlines mostly serves as an international carrier.

Copa Airlines’ International Destinations: 

Copa Airlines’ current international routes are to Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, Trinidad & Tobago, 13 destinations in the USA, Uruguay and Venezuela.  

Available classes

Copa Airlines has both Business and Economy classes.


Travellers must carry their passport, ticket, boarding pass and proof of payment of airport tax.

Inflight Service

In-flight entertainment (audio and video) and in-flight magazines are updated every month. Travellers can also use personal devices like laptops, portable gaming devices, tablets at times specified by flight crew.


Copa Airlines offers alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, light snacks and delicious meals. Passengers can bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks and consume it during the flight.

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How to Check-in

Executive class passengers should check-in, at least, 1 hour prior to departure. For economy passengers, it is advisable to check-in 3 hrs prior to departure to complete immigration and security procedures. Click here to check-in online easily. Passengers will be asked for last name and Reservation number / E-Ticket or Connect Miles account. Smartphone users can do a web check-in from their browsers.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

One Piece Carry-on baggage should be less than 115cm (Height + Depth + Width) and 10kg. 1pc Checked baggage should be less than 23kg and 160cm (Height + Depth + Width). Economy passengers are allowed 2pc checked baggage and 1pc carry-on baggage. Executive class passengers are allowed 2pc checked baggage of 32kg each and 1pc carry-on baggage. See here for full details.


Copa Airlines has two seating classes, economy class and business class seating. Passengers have the option to choose seats at the time of check-in. All Copa Airlines Boeing 737-700s hold 124 seats. All Boeing 737-800s have 160 seats and the Embraer 190s hold 94 seats each.

Booking Fees

Copa Airlines does not charge booking fees if passengers book from the website. Animals like dogs and cats can be taken in passenger cabin as carry-on baggage as long as they have a pen or kennel of 11”x18”x11” size. Charges for pets are $75 Plus local taxes. It is important to note while booking on line that refundable tickets cost more than non-refundable ones.


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