Life returns to Tocumen  with 18 flights

2,479Views 1Comments Posted 14/08/2020

Tocumen International Airport   which has been in ICU  since March, began to show signs of life with  1,000 transit passengers and 700   on flights leaving the country on Friday, August 14.

The Panamanian airline Copa Airlines announced that as of Friday  it offers flights to 11 destinations in 8 countries. These are trips to Miami, New York, Washington, and Mexico City, in North America; Panama, San José, and Santo Domingo, in Central America and the Caribbean, and Quito, Guayaquil, Sao Paulo, and Santiago de Chile, in South America.

In the case of Panamanian citizens and resident foreigners, they may go to these destinations, but they will only be allowed to return to Panama on flights previously authorized by the Government.

In addition, nationals or foreigners who are currently in other countries and are in the process of returning home must comply with the requirements issued by the Ministry of Health, among which is the presentation of a negative swab test to the virus; applied 48 hours before arrival and also, comply with a 14-day quarantine.

Raffoul Arab, manager of the Tocumen Airport, reported that on  there were  18 flights; 12 in and 6 out,

"We are optimistic that this will increase over time and that Panama and Tocumen can again position itself as what it is: The hub of the Americas," said Arab.


Comments 1

Dora Hall

I will fly a soon that convic get Ckear.

Last month
The comments are the responsibility of each author who freely expresses his opinion and not that of Newsroom Panama.
Please enter a valid email.
Please enter username.
Please, enter a valid message.
Please validate that it is not a robot.