Turkish Airlines Will Now Operate Direct Flights to Panama

Image from www.airbus.com

Image from www.airbus.com

Joining the list of nations that are flying direct to and from Panama, Turkish Airlines will now destine direct flights beginning in February of 2016. Officials at Tocumen Airport (PTY- Panama) informs us that the airline will be using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with an initial frequency of three flights a week. Continue reading

Now Dubai’s Emirates Airline to Fly Non Stop to Panama

EmiratesairlinesThis was great news for all travelers to and from the Royal Emirates to Panama.  I just had to re-print it here from this article.

“Dubai (AFP) – Dubai’s Emirates Airline announced Thursday it will launch the world’s “longest non-stop flight” in February from the bustling Gulf emirate to Panama City, lasting more than 17 hours.
The carrier will fly daily to Panama’s capital in a passenger flight operated by a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft which can also carry up to 15 tonnes of cargo, Emirates said in a statement. Continue reading

VivaColombia, New Competition for Panama’s Travel Industry

VivaColombia- sleek and modern aircraft.

VivaColombia- sleek and modern aircraft.

The seating seems comfortable and roomy by industry standards.

The seating seems comfortable and roomy by industry standards. traveladept.com

Panamanians and all those who reside in Panama have new options to visit other countries now. While in recent years Panama has added air routes to Spain and France, the window now opens to incorporate growth flights to nearby destinations like Colombia. Competition is most assuredly showing an impact on rates, making them more accessible for travelers.  Continue reading