Founded in 1940, Copa Airlines is currently the national airline of Panama. It carried its initial operations within this city itself with it’s Douglas DC-3/C47 planes.With the passage of time this particular airline has won many awards. This includes the 2013 SkyTrax awards for the Best Airline in Central America and the Caribbean. It was also awarded as the Airline with the Best Cabin Crew and Airport Staff in Central America and the Caribbean.
- In 2014 the airlines increased its operations to Georgetown, Guyana; Fort Lauderdale, United States; Montreal, Canada; Santa Clara, Cuba; and Campinas. The same year it was also given the “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Airline” by World Travel Awards.