Lufthansa launches Frankfurt-Panama direct service

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 LUFTHANSA has joined a growing band of major airlines offering direct flights to Panama with the introduction of a  Frankfurt Panama service

The flights will operate   five days a week, year round,  from Tocumen International.

In a press statement announcing the service, Lufthansa said: "Panama, has experienced strong and accelerating economic growth in the last few years. In addition to the world-famous Panama Canal, the country’s substantial banking sector, its favorable geographic location and its well-developed infrastructure are all key reasons for business and leisure travelers to visit this Central American country. With its unspoiled  beaches and its large number of national parks featuring rainforest, mangroves and a unique underwater world, Panama offers vacationers in particular an unforgettable stay.

“Panama is also an ideal starting point for exploring various Central American countries and the islands of the Caribbean. And Lufthansa’s new bilateral codeshare agreement with Copa Airlines, , offers a wide range of advantageous onward travel options."

Under the new codeshare accord, Lufthansa travellers can fly on with Star Alliance partner Copa Airlines from Panama City to any of 73 further Copa Airlines customers gain access to the global network of the Lufthansa Group, which currently extends to 261 destinations in 101 countries.