Willemstad/Panama City – Recently DAE and Copa Airlines signed an interline agreement. This agreement which will be fully functional soon, will offer DAE and Copa Passengers the ability to ;

Buy airline tickets for both carriers using Copa’s Panama and Copa Colombia’s Bogota HUB and DAE’s Curacao hub

Check in bags through the hubs from one destination to the other without having to pick them up and checking them in from one airline to the other

Make reservation on Copa flights at www.flydae.com or DAE flights using www.copaair.com when the passengers have to use both carriers on the same itinerary.

Copa Airlines is based in Panama and was founded in 1947 as the national airline of Panama. It’s a leading Latin American provider of airline passenger and cargo service through our two principal operating subsidiaries, Copa and AeroRepública. Copa Airlines operates from its strategically located position in the Republic of Panama, and AeroRepública provides service primarily within Colombia complemented by international flights from various cities in Colombia to Panama City, Caracas and Quito. Copa currently offers approximately 152 daily scheduled flights among 45 destinations in 24 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean from its Panama City hub. Through its Panama City hub, Copa is able to consolidate passenger traffic from multiple points to serve each destination effectively.

Copa Airlines Colombia provides service to 12 cities in Colombia as well as international connectivity with Copa Airlines’ Hub of the Americas through flights from Barranquilla, Bogota, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena, Medellin and Pereira. Additionally, Aero Republica has international flights from Colombia to Caracas and Quito.

As of December 31, 2009 Copa Airlines operates a fleet of 55 passenger aircraft: 28 Boeing 737-Next Generation aircraft, 26 Embraer 190 aircraft and 1 MD-80 aircraft.

DAE Airlines Operates 2 flights weekly to Panama, Bogota which connects into Copa’s hubs.

Source: DAE – Picture: © by Szabo Gabor