Founded as Compania Panamena de Aviacion in 1947, Copa Airlines is the national airline of Panama. The airline offers flights to 80 destinations in 33 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Thanks to its on-time performance, the London-based Official Airline Guide named Copa Airlines as “The World’s Most On-Time Airline,”, and was recognized by FlightStats as “Latin America’s Most On-Time Airline” for the sixth year in a row, both based on its on-time performance in 2018. In the same year, the airline was awarded the “Leading Airline in Mexico and Central America” at the World Travel Awards. In 2016, Copa was also honored with three Skytrax awards: “Best Airline in Central America and the Caribbean,” “Best Airline Staff in Central America and the Caribbean” and “Best Regional Airline in Central America.
Operating for more than 70 years, the airline has established the Hub of the Americas in Panama City as the continent’s leading hub. It has one of the industry’s newest and most modern fleets, with 105 aircraft— 82 Boeing Next-Generation 737s and 17 Embraer-190s, 6 Boeing 737 MAX9.
When you fly with Copa Airlines, you can easily skip the long queues at the at the airport check-in counter by using the online check-in facility at airline’s website or mobile app. Boarding passes are available for printing between 36 and 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight. For flights from the USA, boarding passes are available between 24 hours and 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight.