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Copa Airlines connects Panama City with Tulum International

Tulum, Q.R. — Copa Airlines has announced a new destination to Tulum International from Panama City. The new route is scheduled to begin operating June 26, 2024.

The new route to Tulum consolidates the airline’s presence in Mexico with five destinations, providing a faster and more convenient alternative for traveling to this renowned tourist destination in the Riviera Maya.

Copa Airlines, a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. and a member of the Star Alliance global airline network, announces the start of the new Panama City to Tulum route in June of 2024.

“We remain steadfast in our purpose to shorten distances and facilitate connections, allowing Panama to continue being the bridge that unites thousands of people throughout the continent, while contributing to the economic development of the communities where we operate.

“This strategic expansion not only promotes cultural exchange in the region but also encourages and deepens tourism and business ties in the United States, Mexico and Brazil.

“It also opens up the opportunity for more tourists to enjoy the wonders of Panama through the Panama Stopover program,” said Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines.

Starting June 26, Copa Airlines will connect the enchanting city of Tulum, located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, with the Hub of the Americas® in Panama.

This tourist destination, situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, authentic Mexican cuisine, and proximity to iconic beaches such as Playa del Carmen, Xcaret, Akumal and Xel-há.

In addition to its impressive attractions, such as the Mayan Ruins, natural cenotes, and underground caves. This new connection becomes the fifth destination for the airline in Mexico, joining Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara, and Monterrey.

Copa Airlines’ flight to Tulum will operate with four weekly frequencies on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, departing at 7:45 a.m. from Panama (local time) and arriving at Tulum International Airport, Felipe Carrillo Puerto, at 10:34 a.m. (local time). The return flight will depart on the same days from Tulum at 11:44 a.m., reaching Panama at 2:23 p.m. (local time).

Maintaining its leadership in the region, Copa Airlines was recognized by the renowned company Cirium as the “Most Punctual Airline in Latin America in 2023,” achieving an on-time arrival rate of 89.46% and an on-time departure rate of 91.71% for the year. This recognition, placing us among the top 3 most punctual airlines globally, has been awarded by Cirium on nine occasions.