PANAMA CITY, June 17 (Reuters) – Panama’s Copa Airways introduced on Friday it’s launching a route from Panama Metropolis to Mexico’s not too long ago inaugurated Felipe Angeles Worldwide Airport, turning into one of many first overseas airways to land on the new transport hub.
Copa will function three flights per week beginning Sept. 26 within the new Mexican airport.
The Felipe Angeles Airport, considered one of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s flagship initiatives, has confronted criticisms over entry difficulties and restricted routes since opening in March. learn extra
The Mexican authorities determined in Could to cap flights at Mexico Metropolis’s foremost airport amid air security considerations, positioning the brand new airport as the one manner for airways looking for to extend enterprise within the nation. learn extra
Mexican airways corresponding to Aeromexico (AEROMEX.MX), Volaris (VOLARA.MX) and Viva Aerobus have confirmed they’ll function within the new airport.
Delta Airways (DAL.N) can also be reportedly set to start out flying into the Felipe Angeles hub later this yr, in response to the airport’s official Fb account, however different overseas airways have but to verify their plans to comply with, regardless of authorities hypothesis. learn extra
Reporting by Elida Moreno; Writing by Valentine Hilaire; Enhancing by Isabel Woodford and Leslie Adler